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History

1996, when launched as a partnership venture by International Development Research Centre (IDRC) in conjunction with Commonwealth of Learning (COL) and other national and international agencies. Development phase 1993-1995 culminated in service preview at 4th United Nations Conference on Women, Sep 1995, Beijing (China).

Aims

Using advanced satellite broadcasting technologies, furnish an effective vehicle for North-South communications in a diverse range of programmes expressing cultural diversity.

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Activities

Initially contributing programmes to existing broadcasting services, will eventually offer about 6 hours of new programmes each day repeated 4 times.

Structure

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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 2 non-governmental organizations.
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Members

Members in 25 countries
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Type I Classification

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Type II Classification

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Subjects *

  • Social Activity
    • Services
  • Transportation, Telecommunications
    • Satellites
    • Television
  • Culture
    • Culture
  • Harmony
    • Diversity

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 1: No PovertyGOAL 4: Quality EducationGOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and InfrastructureGOAL 14: Life Below WaterGOAL 15: Life on Land

UIA Org ID

F3769

Last News Received

2002
* Subject classification is derived from the organization names and aims.
** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.

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