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ASBU Executive Council, General Assembly: the countdown is on


ASBU (Arab States Broadcasting Union) is going through a hectic period of preparations that started a few weeks ago with the annual meetings of its permanent committees and that will culminate with the holding of ASBU two key legislative bodies, namely the Executive Council (Dec. 9-10) and the General Assembly (Dec. 11-13).

Expected events are not limited to the two legislative bodies, but will also include:

  - 73rd meeting of the Standing Committee on Administrative, financial and Legal Affairs (Dec. 5-7),
  - 98th meeting of the Executive Council (Dec.9-10),
  - 37th meeting of the General Assembly (Dec.11-13),
  - Professional debate  (Dec. 12),
  - AIBD/ABU/ASBU Cooperation Meeting (Dec. 12),
  - CoPeAm/EBU/ASBU Cooperation Meeting (Dec. 13).

 

The General Assembly’s agenda is to cover several topics, including the following:
•    Report by the Director General on ASBU’s activities during 2017,
•    Reports by the Executive Council and the various ASBU standing committees,
•     Membership matters,
•     Professional debate covering two topics:
1.    “ How could public service media serve those with disabilities?”,
2.     “Radio and Television Broadcasting through cloud networks.”

The Executive Council is expected to review and discuss the following:
•    Report by the Director General on ASBU’s activities, in the fields of radio, TV, programming, news, sports, technical, studies and international cooperation,
•    Reports by the Arab Center for news and programming exchanges and the Arab center for radio and TV training,
•    Report by ASBU 's academy for media training.