Yarmouk University celebrates World Radio Day with EU, UNESCO

The European Union, UNESCO Amman Office and Yarmouk University on Sunday 25th february celebrated the 7th annual World Radio Day 2018 at the Faculty of Mass Communication in Yarmouk University.

The event, which was supported by EU funded projects, “Support to Media in Jordan” and “Networks of Mediterranean Youth” (NET MED-Youth), saw the participation of Mussab Al Laham, Jordanian footballer for Al Ramtha SC and the Jordan National Football team.

Diana Khasawneh, West Asia champion in pole vaulting, and Batoul Aranaot, founder of BOOST initiative to support sports and athletes in underprivileged areas, also took part in a panel discussion moderated by Ro’ya TV presenter Nadeem Dawahreh, the statement read. 

The panelists discussed the role of sports broadcasting in supporting sports and players in Jordan, as well as how radio and media in general can help challenge stereotypes and promote gender equality in sports coverage. 

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