India Re-elected as President of Asia-Pacific Institute for Broadcasting Development (AIBD) for a Third Successive Term

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Source: The post is based on the article India Re-elected as President of Asia-Pacific Institute for Broadcasting Development (AIBD) for a Third Successive Term published in “PIB” on 7th October 2023

What is the News?

India has been re-elected as the President of Asia-Pacific Institute for Broadcasting Development (AIBD) for a Third Successive Term.

What is the Asia-Pacific Institute for Broadcasting Development(AIBD)?

AIBD was established in 1977 under the auspices of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization(UNESCO). 

Purpose: It is a unique regional intergovernmental 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: It currently has 92 member organizations from across 44 countries.This includes 26 Government Members (countries) represented by 48 broadcasting authorities and broadcasters and 44 Affiliates (organizations) represented by 28 countries.

Secretariat: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

India: India is one of the founding members of AIBD.Prasar Bharati, India’s public service broadcaster is the representative body of the Ministry of Information & Broadcasting at AIBD.

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