World Radio Day

UNESCO’s General Conference, at its 36th session, proclaimed World Radio Day on 13 February. Radio is the mass media reaching the widest audience in the world, recognized as a powerful communication tool and a low cost medium.

Radio is specifically suited to reach remote communities and vulnerable people disseminating information which no other medium could afford. Radio often is the most reliable form of communication during emergencies and disaster relief.

The 2019 World Radio Day them is “Dialogue, Tolerance, and Peace.”

Summarized from the World Radio Day website.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.