World Radio Day 2014

Wednesday 13th February is UNESCO World Radio Day – a day to celebrate radio as a medium; to improve international cooperation between broadcasters; and to encourage major networks and community radio alike to promote access to information, freedom of expression and gender equality over the airwaves.

As radio continues to evolve in the digital age, it remains the medium that reaches the widest audience worldwide. It is essential to furthering UNESCO’s commitment to promote gender equality and women’s empowerment.

Through World Radio Day celebrations around the world, UNESCO will promote gender equality by:

  1. Sensitizing radio station owners, executives, journalists, and governments to develop gender-related policies and strategies for radio
  2. Eliminating stereotypes and promoting multidimensional portrayal in radio
  3. Building radio skills for youth radio production, with a focus on young women as producers, hosts, reporters
  4. Promoting Safety of women radio journalists

We invite all countries to celebrate World Radio Day by planning activities in partnership with regional, national and international broadcasters, non-governmental organizations, the media and the public.

Message from:
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon

Message from:
UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova

More infos about the UNESCO World Radio Day here

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