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Source: The post is based on the article “AIBD Unanimously extends India’s Presidency for one more year” published in PIB on 20th September 2022.
What is the News?
The 47th Asia-pacific Institute of Broadcasting Development (AIBD) Annual Gathering meeting was held in New Delhi.
At this meeting, the member countries have decided to extend India’s Presidency of the AIBD for one more year.
What is the Asia-pacific Institute of Broadcasting Development(AIBD)?
Established in: 1977 under the auspices of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization(UNESCO).
Purpose: It is a unique regional inter-governmental organization servicing countries of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific(UN-ESCAP) in the field of electronic media development.
Mandate: To achieve a vibrant and cohesive electronic media environment in the Asia-Pacific region through policy and resource development.
Members: AIBD currently has 26 countries as full members represented by 43 organizations, and 52 affiliate members.
Secretariat: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.