Arab States Broadcasting Union (ASBU)

Union de radiodiffusion des Etats arabes
Union de Radiodifusión de los Estados Arabes
اتحاد إذاعات الدول العربية

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1969-02-09 Khartoum Sudan


Set up at 1st General Assembly, following ratification by 7 member governments of D-XD2903 - League of Arab States (LAS) of a convention drawn up Oct 1955. New Charter ratified Jun 1994 by General Assembly, effective Jan 1996, allows private Arab broadcasters to act as participating members. Also referred to in French as Union des radios arabes.


Serve as the umbrella under which Arab government-owned radio and TV channels can work together harmoniously; provide the appropriate framework within which issues of Arab audiovisual production are discussed.


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General Assembly (annual). Executive Council (meeting at least twice a year). General Directorate in Tunis (Tunisia), headed by Director General. U-XK1650 - Arab Centre for News and Programme Exchanges; U-XE3650 - Arab Training Centre for Radio and Television; ASBU Training Academy.


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GOAL 4: Quality EducationGOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure



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