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The Chief Executive Officer of BNNRC @ Perspective on Community Radio in Thailand and in Global Context as a Speaker

The Chief Executive Officer of Bangladesh NGOs Network for Radio and Communication(BNNRC) is going to Bangkok, Thailand for participating the International Community Radio Conference about Perspective on Community Radio in Thailand and in Global Context to be held Bangkok, Thailand from 15 – 17 November 2017 as a speaker.  International Community Radio Conference is organized by Office of the National [...]

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Community Radio Serabela 98.8 received the prestigious Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU) Prizes 2017

Community Radio Serabela 98.8 of Gaibandha District in Northern part of Bangladesh has received the prestigious Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU) Prizes 2017 in the category Radio News Reporting from 54th Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU) GENERAL ASSEMBLY & ASSOCIATED MEETINGS 30 October – 4 November 2017 Chengdu, Sichuan, China competing with public service, Community and private broadcasting channels. Community Radio Serabela 98.8 the youngest community broadcaster of [...]

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International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists 2017 (IDEI) is going to observe at Community Radio Stations level

International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists 2017 (IDEI) is going to observe at Community Radio Station level in rural Bangladesh on 2nd November 2017 with support from Bangladesh NGOs Network for Radio and Communication (BNNRC) & Free Press Unlimited. In the meanwhile, 17 community radio stations are preparing them for observing the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists 2017 (IDEI). [...]

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Three-member delegation of the Community Radio Serabela 98.8 FM in China for receiving the Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU) Prize 2017

A three-member delegation of the Community Radio Serabela 98.8 FM Initiated by SKS Foundation now in  Chengdu, Sichuan, China for receiving Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU) Prize 2017 during 54th Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU) GENERAL ASSEMBLY & ASSOCIATED MEETINGS  30 October – 4 November 2017.   Leading the delegation Director – Program Mr. Mohammad Rajab Ali will receive the ABU Prize 2017. Other members of the delegation are: Ms. Santa [...]

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Airwaves of change: Kurigram’s Community Radio Chilmari successfully promotes social and economic development

Abdul Wahed and Andrew Eagle: If it’s afternoon, chances are assistant teacher Ataur Rahman from Uttar Ramna village in Kurigram’s Chilmari upazila is happily listening to the radio. It might be the music programme “Surer Manik” that’s captured his attention, or the talkback show, “No Problem”, which focuses on solving day-to-day issues. Ataur is hardly alone. Since its first official broadcast in June 2012 people [...]

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Audrey Azoulay nominated by UNESCO Executive Board for the post of Director-General

The 58 members of UNESCO’s Executive Board on 13 October nominated Audrey Azoulay of France for the position of Director-General of the Organization, replacing outgoing Director-General Irina Bokova. The nomination will be submitted to the vote of the General Conference that brings together all 195 Member States of the Organization every two years on 10 November. After five rounds of voting that began on 9 October, the [...]

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Community radio brings hope – by Saleem Samad

It was raining in the morning at 10:30am and Radio Meghna crackled to broadcast local news and development messages for women empowerment and child development. Every morning and evening, the radio broadcasts issues on local community. One day on August 12, Champakali, the news producer of the community radio discovered the Badarhat Community Health Clinic (CHC) closed for five days consecutively. The radio has drawn the [...]

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Community Radio Serabela 98.8 Won the Prestigious ABU Prizes 2017

Community Radio Serabela 98.8 the youngest community broadcaster in Gaibandha District  of the Northern part of Bangladesh initiated by SKS Foundation won the prestigious Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU) Prize 2017 in the category Radio News Reporting from Asia-Pacific region competing with public service broadcasters, private broadcasting and community broadcasting channels. The prize (trophy, certificate & cash money) will be handed over to the winner during the 54th Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union [...]

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Bangladesh Observed UN International Day for Universal Access to Information 28 September 2017

Like many other countries around the world, Bangladesh observed UN International Day for Universal Access to Information 28 September 2017 in a befitting manner with the theme of ‘Powering Sustainable Development with Access to Information’ by the Information Commission, Bangladesh. Hon’ble President of People’s Republic of Bangladesh H E Mr. Abdul Hamid and Hon’ble Prime Minister for Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh H E [...]

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Training on Basic Journalism for Community Radio Broadcasters in Bangladesh

Press Institute of Bangladesh (PIB) of Ministry of Information, Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh has organized three days training on basic journalism for community radio broadcasters on 18 September 2017 at Press Institute of Bangladesh (PIB) in Dhaka. Ms. Anowara Begum Director (Training) has inaugurated the training while Mr. AHM Bazlur Rahman, Chief Executive Officer of Bangladesh NGOs Network for Radio and Communication (BNNRC) [...]

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