13 February 2013 is the day proclaimed by UNESCO and endorsed by the United Nations General Assembly to celebrate radio as a strong, vital and necessary medium for society.

The In-Country Workshop organized by AIBD for Vietnam Television (VTV) was held in Hanoi, Vietnam on 3-7 December 2012. The focus of the activity was to train VTV camera people on lighting techniques for HD cameras specific to indoor studio operations, in particular for news and game shows, and outdoor program production, in particular for news gathering and live events.

The regional workshop organised by AIBD and supported by the French Government and Canal France International (CFI) was held in Singapore from 4 – 6 December 2012 and attended by 13 participants from eight countries.

AIBD is supporting The Dart Centre Asia Pacific Fellowships offer. This offer addressed to the journalists and their editors in the Asia-Pacific region is a special opportunity to improve coverage of tragic events.

The Entertainment TV Format workshop held recently in Jakarta was focusing on how to develop creativity for TV production and how to be able to select qualified content for entertainment program.

This In-Country workshop was held at the TVRI Training Centre in Jakarta from 19 November to 23 November 2012.   The workshop was organised by AIBD with a consultant from Canal France International (CFI).

The 1st International Conference on Broadcast Training, organised by IPPTAR, Kementerian Penerangan Komunikasi dan Kebudayaan (KPKK) and AIBD will be held on 25-26 February 2013 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. This gathering will bring major broadcast training institutions from across the globe to discuss the pertinent topics facing the industry.