Asia-Pacific Institute for Broadcasting Development (AIBD)

Asia-Pacific Institute for Broadcasting Development (AIBD)

India has been elected as President of Asia- Pacific Institute for Broadcasting Development (AIBD) General Conference (GC) for the 3rd successive term. 

Earlier India has been elected President of  AIBD GC from 2018 – 2021 and 2021 – 2023 to lead the prestigious international organisation.

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

The 21st General Conference & Associated Meetings 2023 (GC 2023) of Asia- Pacific Institute for Broadcasting Development (AIBD) was chaired by its President Shri Gaurav Dwivedi, CEO Prasar Bharati and concluded successfully from 02-04 October, 2023 in Port Louis, Mauritius. The two-day Conference is mandated to achieve a vibrant and cohesive electronic media environment in the Asia- Pacific region through policy and resource development.

Holding such prestigious post at an international broadcasting Institute not only reflects strong trust of the international media in India & Prasar Bharati but also lays the foundation for India to achieve strategically further milestones in the field of broadcasting.  

What is AIBD?
Established in 1977 AIBD is an organization under the auspices of UNESCO. Its secretariat is situated in Kuala Lumpur and is hosted by the Government of Malaysia.

AIBD is a unique regional inter-governmental organisation, currently has 92 member organisations from across 44 countries, including 26 Government Members (countries) represented by 48 broadcasting authorities and broadcasters, and 44 Affiliates (organisations) of which represented by 28 countries and regions in Asia, Pacific, Europe, Africa, Arab States and North America.