ASBU review focuses on social media uses

This is the first issue in 2016 of the Journal of «Majallat al-Itha’at al-‘arabiya» (Arab Radio Review) (01-2016), which focuses on radio and television topics and on issues related to developments occurring in the Arab and international broadcasting media landscape...

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PriMED Mediterranean audiovisual awards: deadline extended to April 10 2016

The PriMed, International Festival of Mediterranean Documentary film and reportage, is an international competition that takes place every year. Participation in the 20th edition is open free of charge and the entry deadline has now been extended to April 10, 2016. It is designed for audiovisual productions ...

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AMS to focus on new horizons for media content

South Korea's city of Incheon will be hosting May 24-26, 2016 the 13th session of the Asia Media Summit (AMS), organized in partnership with the Arab States Broadcasting Union (ASBU) and several other organizations, with the participation of scores of media experts and professionals from around the world...

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The Mediterranean broadcasting mourns one of its key figures, Italy's Pier Luigi Malesani

The radio and television world in the Mediterranean region has just lost one of its most prominent figures, Italy's Pier Luigi Malesani, COPEAM's Generalo Secretary and senior official in several European and Italian organizations and media corporations....

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Bahrain Information Minister receives ASBU President and ASBU Director General

Bahrain Information Minister, Ali bin Mohammed Al Rumaihi, urged to boost media and artistic cooperation between the Arab radio and TV corporations by exchanging news and programmes. He called on mass media to assume their national responsibilities in promoting...

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Women Make the News 2016: One Step Forward for Gender Equality in Media

From 1 March to 5 May, UNESCO in collaboration with the Global Alliance on Media and Gender launched the Women Make the News 2016 initiative under the theme Gender Equality in the Media is Sustainable Development”: Gender Equality ...

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Arab HDTV and BeyondGroup Annual Meeting

The Arab High Definition TV and beyond Group is organizing its annual meeting on March 7, 2016 in Duba, United Arab Emirates (UAE). The Arab States Broadcasting Union (ASBU) is inviting all its member corporations to the meeting and to share ...

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Training session on integrated broadband technology at ASBU

The Arab States Broadcasting Union (ASBU) Hedquarters in Tunis hosts on March14-18, 2016 a technical training session on the topic of "integrated broadband technology"...

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CABSAT 2016 : Middle East Satellite Communications Event in Dubai, March 8-10, 2015

The Arab States Broadcasting Union (ASBU) is to participate in CABSAT MENA 2015, the leading international digital media Event for the Middle East, Africa & South Asia, scheduled for March 8-10, 2015 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. A number of seminars, conferences and specialized workshops...

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AICTO and Arab Civil Aviation Commission sign a Memorandum of Understanding

Within the scope of the Arab common action and to consolidate cooperation between their respective organizations, Eng. Mohamed Ben Amor, Secretary-General of the Arab ICT Organization (AICTO) signed with Mr. Mohamed Ibrahim Sherif, Director General of the Arab Civil Aviation Commission (ACAC) a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on Wednesday 02 March 2016...

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New ALECSO headquarters inaugurated in Tunis

The inauguration ceremony of the new headquarters of the Arab League Educational, Cultural and Scientific Organisation (ALECSO) took place on Tuesday, March 1, 2016 in the presence of Tunisia's President Beji Caid Essebsi, ...

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WORLD TELEVISION AWARDS: THE CONTEST IS ON

The Arab States Broadcasting Union (ASBU) has called on all its member TV corporations to participate in the World Television Awards at AMS 2016 in South Korea on May 24-26. The contest is to be organized by the Asia-Pacific Institute for Broadcasting Development (AIBD)...

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ASBU contributes to celebrating World Radio Day 2016

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 in Kuwait (for the Gulf area), Egypt (for the Middle East) and Algeria ...

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35th International URTI Grand Prix for Author's Documentary

With the support of UNESCO and the entirety of the international audiovisual organizations, URTI organizes the International Grand Prix for Author’s Documentary. Partner of the contest, The Arab States Broadcasting Union (ASBU)...

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Taking advantage of new media in the newsroom

The Algerian capital hosts on February 14 - 15, 2016 the Arab States Broadcasting Union (ASBU) New Media Committee's meeting. It represents a follow-up event to previous meetings held to discuss ways to keep up with the rapid developments ...

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