Congratulations to everyone who works at a radio station. Today is World Radio
A day to celebrate the radio as a means to improve international cooperation between broadcasters and major networks to encourage and promote community radio waves through access to information, freedom of expression and gender equality. Go to the source ..
Why World Radio Day?
The General Conference of UNESCO at its 36th session, proclaimed World Radio Day on 13 February.
The Executive Board of UNESCO recommended that the General Conference proclaimed World Day of Radio, on the basis of a feasibility study conducted by UNESCO in response to a proposal from Spain.
Consider the radio as a medium of low cost, especially appropriate to reach remote communities and vulnerable people as illiterate, disabled, women, youth and the poor, it also provides a platform to intervene in public debate, regardless of the level of education of listeners. The radio is also an important and specific role in emergency communication and disaster relief. Moreover, the wireless radio services are experiencing changes in the current convergence of media, technology and adopt new ways, such as broadband, mobile phones and tablets. But today, nearly one billion people still lack access to radio. Read all …