15 ideas on how to celebrate the Day

Help broadcast the message of UNESCO’s Director-General on World Radio Day in all public, private and community radio.

Select a theme on radio and produce a radio programme or a small public service message to be repeatedly diffused on 13 February 2012.

Organise a small radio/television debates/discussions involving stakeholders (broadcasters, policy-makers, academics, legal fraternity) on the relevance of radio in citizens’ lives.

Organize phone-in radio shows so that the audience or the community can say why radio is important to them or which were the great radio moments they remember.

Interview radio personalities in your country as well as diffuse UNESCO’s interview to one of them.

Diffuse our collection of sound bites on famous UNESCO moments.

Diffuse UNESCO’s recordings on the proclamation of the World Radio Day.

Download, exhibit and distribution UNESCO’s recent publication “Good practices on community media”.

Display and distribute Free and Open software for radio programming and scheduling through UNESCO’s Open and Free Source software portal.

Display and distribute radio training courseware from UNESCO’s Open Training Platform
- Radio Production on Open Training Platform

Join UNESCO in launching the publication “Community Media: A Good Practice Handbook”

Join the National Commission for UNESCO in your country to facilitate celebrating national events
- About National Commissions for UNESCO

Encourage all newspapers/radio/television website editors to place a banner on World Radio Day on 13 February.

Celebrate the Day together with the World Association of Community Broadcasters (AMARC) or local associations of community radios.

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