AIBD Deputy Director Mr. Marcel Gomez paid an official visit to Chiang Mai, Thailand from 25 to 28 November 2014 for a site inspection and successful preparations for the 41st Annual Gathering / 14th AIBD General Conference & Associated Meetings, to be hosted by the Government Public Relations Department (PRD), Thailand from 18 to 20 August 2015.

Ms. Praphaisri Ketsawa, Director International Cooperation Division, led the PRD team comprising of Ms. Sirinapha Pansang and Mr. Worapon Mathurosmatanee.

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The Sub-Regional Workshop on TV Post Production and Graphics organised by AIBD in collaboration with Prasar Bharati and National Academy for Broadcasting and Multimedia (NABM) was held in New Delhi, India from 17 - 21 December 2014.

The Ministry of Communication and Multimedia, Malaysia (KKMM), in collaboration with the Tun Abdul Razak Broadcasting and Information Institute (IPPTAR) and the Asia-Pacific Institute for Broadcasting Development (AIBD), organised the Seminar on Building Media Capacity to Cover Climate Change in Kuala Lumpur from 17-18 November 2014. Climate change is a global phenomenon with far-reaching ramifications, requiring action from a variety of stakeholders, such as policymakers, civil society and the media.

The Regional Workshop on Capacity Building for Safety of Journalists In Central Asian Republics organised by AIBD and the International Programme for Development of Communication (IPDC) and the UNESCO Almaty Cluster Office for Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan, was held in Almaty, Kazakhstan on 13-15 October 2014.

AIBD is proud to announce that The Research and Training Institute of The State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television (SAPPRFT) of China has become an AIBD Affiliate Member effective September 2014.

Following the 8th INPUT Conference held in Helsinki in May 2014, the Goethe-Institut organised the 3rd MINI-INPUT from 25 to 27 September 2014 in Hanoi, Vietnam, hosted by Vietnam Television (VTV).