Workshop on 'Public Media Services and Broadcasting Principles' in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Date: 12-13 January 2016
Venue: Jeddah - Saudi Arabia

On the sideline of the 4th Annual Meeting of OIC Broadcasting Regulatory Authorities Forum, which took place on January 12-13, 2016 in Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, SESRIC and OIC Broadcasting Regulatory Authorities Forum (IBRAF) jointly organized a workshop on “Public Media Services and Broadcasting Principles”, in order to explore the media landscape in OIC Member States, and to seek further opportunities for cooperation in the areas of audiovisual media.

The workshop enabled participants to share information and experience in order to enhance the cooperation in the field of broadcasting regulation and principles among broadcasting regulatory authorities and/or institutions with similar functions and responsibilities in OIC Member States. The workshop attended by participants from national broadcasting regulatory authorities and governmental bodies.

Organisation of Islamic Cooperation Broadcasting Regulatory Authorities Forum (IBRAF) is a Forum which endeavors to meet the need for increasing cooperation among Islamic Countries Broadcasting Regulatory Authorities against the backdrop of digitalization and convergence. The Forum aims to provide a forum for exchange of information, views and experiences about common topics of broadcasting, including a wide variety of audiovisual matters, such as cultural affairs, protection of children and youngsters, rising Islamophobia.