ASBU Executive Council Renewed

In addition to electing of Sudan's candidate, Mr. Abdul Rahim Suleiman, as the new Arab States Broadcasting Union (ASBU) Director-General for a period of four years (2015-2018) the ASBU General Assembly elected during its last session in Kuwait (December 9 to 11) a new president and two vice-Presidents for the years 2015 - 2016...

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ASBU General Assembly ends session in Kuwait

The Arab States Broadcasting Union (ASBU) General Assembly ended its thirty-fourth session Thursday, December 11, 2014 in Kuwait under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Jaber Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, Prime Minister and the presence of His Excellency Sheikh Salman Sabah Salem Al-Sabah, Minister of Information / Minister of State for Youth Affairs in the Government of Kuwait...

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ASBU picks up Abdul Rahim Suleiman as new Director General

The Arab States Broadcasting Union (ASBU) General Assembly, which is currently holding its thirty fourth session in Kuwait, has elected on Tuesday, December 9, 2014, Mr. Abdul Rahim Suleiman as the new ASBU Director General, thus succeeding to Mr. Salaheddine Maaoui whose second term in office ends on December 31, 2014...

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ASBU Executive Council, General Assembly to meet in kuwait

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’s two key legislative bodies, namely the Executive Council (Dec. 7-8) and the General Assembly (Dec. 9-11)...

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Training session on values of public service for journalists from Tunisia, Algeria and Morocco

The Arab States Broadcasting Union (ASBU) in the Tunisian capital hosted on November 25 to 28, 2014 an important session to train trainers on the topic of "public service values in the newsrooms", to the benefit of senior journalists in Arab radio and television corporations...

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Countdown on for PRIMED 2014

PriMed 2014 has been launched! And all its promises will be fulfilled in December in Marseille, thanks to an official selection from a record number of entries. PriMed is now “the” festival of Mediterranean images, a showcase for the finest current affairs and documentary films about the Mediterranean...

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November 21, World Television Day

The Arab States Broadcasting Union (ASBU) participates in the celebration of the World Television Day, to be organized on November 21, 2014, under the auspices of the United Nations. As part of the celebration, ASBU will ensure the coverage of activities and initiatives related to the event on both its Web site in Arabic and English...

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Winners of ASBU BroadcastPro ME Awards announced at gala ceremony

The fourth edition of the annual ASBU BroadcastPro ME Awards concluded on November 11, Tuesday. Eighteen awards were given to trendsetters and visionary market leaders for thinking out-of-the-box and taking the industry forward. It was a celebration of innovation and technology...

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Alliance calls for strong global gender and media agenda

The Global Alliance on Media and Gender (GAMAG), of which the Arab States Broadcasting Union (ASBU) is an active International Steering Committee member, has called on UN member states to include strong provisions on gender,media and ICTs in the post- 2015 Sustainable Development Goals...

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Arab HDTV Group Annual Meeting

The Arab High Definition TV Group « Arab HDTV and Beyond Group » is organizing its annual meeting on November 12, 2014 in Duba, United Arab Emirates (UAE). The Arab States Broadcasting Union (ASBU) is inviting all its member corporations to the meeting and to share their latest HDTV developments and future plans...

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Kuwait's Minister of Information meets ASBU DG

Minister of Information, Minister of State for Youth Affairs Sheikh Salman Sabah Al-Salem Al-Humoud al-Sabah discussed on Monday with Mr. Salah Eddine Maaoui, the Director General of the Arab State Broadcasting Union (ASBU), means of boosting cooperation between the ministry and the union...

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ASBU supports Tunisian television covering legislative elections

In the framework of cooperation and coordination agreement between the Arab States Broadcasting Union(ASBU) and the Tunisian Television in order to provide assistance in covering the legislative elections to be held in Tunisia on Sunday, October 26th, 2014...

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AIBD new Director to be recruited

The Asia-Pacific Institute for Broadcasting Development (AIBD), a Regional Intergovernmental Organization hosted by the Malaysian government, invites applications from suitably qualified candidates who are from its members for the position of DIRECTOR...

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"Arab Radio Review" discusses intellectual property and copyright

The new issue of « Majallat al-Itha’at al-‘arabiya » (Arab Radio Review) (III, 2014) covers a wide selection of varied topics, including the lead section, devoted this time to technical theme on "how to protect intellectual property and copyright: the difficult equation between legislation aspirationsand reality constraints"...

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Baku 2015 European Games signs major broadcast agreement with Arab States Broadcasting Union

The Arab States Broadcasting Union (ASBU) and Baku 2015 European Games signed today October 14, 2014 an extensive cooperation agreement. The significant deal will see guaranteed coverage of the inaugural European Games in 20 countries across the Middle East and North Africa...

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