UNESCO-ABU Peace Media Awards 2021 – Doordarshan and All India Radio win Big

What is the News?

Doordarshan and All India Radio has got multiple awards at the recently held ABU – UNESCO Peace Media Awards 2021 at Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia.

What are the UNESCO-ABU Peace Media Awards 2021?

The awards were given by UNESCO in collaboration with Asia Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU) under the ‘Together for Peace’ (T4P) initiative.

Aim: To highlight and promote the crucial role of independent, ethical journalism and citizens’ media literacy for building positive peace in human minds.

Note: Positive peace is not just the absence of conflicts and war, but striving for equitable and fair societies having respectful and sustainable relations with the environment.

The awards honor innovative and creative content, which informs and educates audiences on best practices of building positive peace to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals and building back better from the COVID-19 pandemic.

What is the Together for Peace (T4P) initiative?

It is an initiative of UNESCO in collaboration with Japan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Thailand’s Ministry of Education.

Aim: To build and sustain ‘positive peace’ in the Asia Pacific region. 

Source: This post is based on the article UNESCO-ABU Peace Media Awards 2021 – Doordarshan and All India Radio win Big published in PIB on 23rd November 2021.

Print Friendly and PDF