The 11th Asia Media Summit 2014 (10th Anniversary of AMS), organised by the Asia-Pacific Institute for Broadcasting Development (AIBD) and hosted by the Ministry of Culture and Information and the General Commission for Audiovisual Media will be held in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia from 6 to 8 May 2014. Several pre-summit events will also be held from 3 - 5 May 2014.

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AIBD Director Mr. Yang Binyuan paid an official visit to Cambodia from 26 to 29 November 2013 to contribute for successful preparations of the 40th Annual Gathering / 13th AIBD General Conference & Associated Meetings, to be hosted by the Ministry of Information in Phnom Penh, Cambodia from 13 to 15 August 2014.

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Following the INPUT Conference held in El Salvador in May 2013, The Goethe-Institut organised a MINI-INPUT from 14 to 16 November 2013 in Manila, in association with ABS-CBN, GMA Network, Inc. and the University of Santo Tomas.


AIBD participated the Connect Asia-Pacific Summit 2013 jointly organised by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and Ministry of Information and Communication Technology of Thailand (MICT). The summit was held in Bangkok, Thailand on 18 November 2013.

This autumn I had the pleasure of conducting 2 in-country workshops on “Children’s TV Programmes” organized by AIBD with the support of NRK. The first workshop was held in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, hosted by National Television of Cambodia (TVK) from 14 to 18 October with a group of 12 participants. Then I conducted the second activity with 11 participants from Radio Television Brunei (RTB) in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei from 4 to 9 November 2013.

The AIBD/Hoso Bunka Foundation (HBF) Regional Workshop on Creative Content for Children’s Programmes was held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from 28 October to 1 November 2013. The workshop brought participants from broadcast organizations in Laos, Malaysia, Maldives, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka.