UNESCO launches Women Make the News 2015

On the occasion of the International Women’s Day, 8 March, UNESCO joins forces with the Global Alliance on Media and Gender to launch the Women Make the News 2015 under the theme, “Yes we must! Reaching Gender Equality in the Media by 2030”...

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1300 satellite TV channels shower the Arab region

The "Annual Report on Arab satellite broadcasting" is a report issued by the High Committee for Coordination among Arab Satellite Channels (HCCASC), and the Arab States Broadcasting Union (ASBU. The 2014 Report provides updated statistical data on the satellite broadcasting industry in the Arab region...

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ASBU organizes a coordination week facilitate exchanges among members

The Arab Center for News and Program Exchanges of the Arab States Broadcasting Union (ASBU), based in the Algerian capital, organizes a series of meetings and technical training workshops lasting a full week. Participation mainly includes radio and TV coordinators from various Arab radio and television corporations, who are ASBU members...

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ASBU contributes to celebrating World Radio Day 2015

The Arab States Broadcasting Union (ASBU) and most of its member radio corporations are actively contributing to the celebration of February 13 as World Radio Day. Indeed, public radio channels ...

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ASBU honors former Director General, Mr. Salaheddine Maaoui

The Arab States Broadcasting Union (ASBU) organized on January 30, 2015 at its headquarters in the Tunisian Capital, a reception to honor, Mr. Salaheddine Maaoui, former Director General who has just ended two terms in the post (2007-2010 and 2011-2014)...

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PriMED Mediterranean audiovisual awards calls for applications before April 10

The PriMed, International Festival of Mediterranean Documentary film and reportage, is an international competition that takes place every year. Participation in the 19 th edition is open free of charge and the entry deadline is fixed for April 10, 2015...

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ASBU elects Abdelrahim Suleiman as new Director General

The Arab States Broadcasting Union (ASBU) General Assembly, held in Kuwait, elected on Tuesday, December 9, 2014, Mr. Abdel Rahim Suleiman as the new ASBU Director-General for a 4-year mandate starting in January 2015. He succeeds Mr. Salaheddine Maaoui, who will retire on December 31, 2014 after having served eight years in this position...

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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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