African Union of Broadcasting (AUB)

Union Africaine de Radiodiffusion (UAR)

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Founded with the title Union of National Radio and Television Organizations of Africa -- Union des radiodiffusions et télévisions nationales d'Afrique (URTNA), on ratification of statutes which had been first drafted Oct 1960, Tunis (Tunisia). Statutes revised in 1998. Was also sometimes referred to as African National Television and Broadcasting Union. Re-launched under listed title, 6 Sep 2007, Nairobi (Kenya) at 1st General Assembly of the transformed organization.


Support in every field the interests of African broadcasting and television organizations which adhere to the Statutes; ensure exchange of information on all matters of general interest to such organizations; promote and coordinate consideration of questions relating to broadcasting and television; promote measures designed to assist the development of African radio and television; ensure provision of programmes to enrich the quality of life of viewers and project the true image of Africa.


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General Assembly (annual). Administrative Council, consisting of 15 member organizations (members hosting permanent services are Council members by right, others for 2-year terms). Secretary-General. Specialized Commissions (5): Administrative, Legal and Finance; Programme; Technical; TV News Exchange; Training.


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