Come to UNESCO in Paris this Friday, 13 February!

FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

We're celebrating World Radio Day 2015 at the UNESCO Headquarters in Paris, with major international and community radio stations coming together to broadcast LIVE from 11 AM to 6 PM. Come and get a behind the scenes view into the world of radio broadcasting, and learn about the power of radio as a medium to bridge communities and touch lives around the globe. There'll also be debates held throughout the day, along with a film screening and a meet-and-greet with broadcasters.

DETAILS

UNESCO House – 125 avenue de Suffren, Paris 75007
Metro: Ségur-UNESCO, Cambronne or École Militaire
Bus: 28, 87, 80, 82

Friday 13 November, from 11 AM to 6 PM, free admission, upon presentation of a valid ID, within the limits of capacity.

Can't make it to Paris? Check out our 10 Fun Ways to Celebrate World Radio Day 2015!

PROGRAMME OF EVENTS

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LIVE BROADCASTING

FROM 11 AM

Live Broadcasts from radio producers, both French and International - Hall Segur and Lobby
AFRICAN RADIOS (Base FM, Kyela FM, Mwanedu FM, Radio Atlantis, Radio Mafeteng, Radio Moanda, Zambezi FM), CADENA DE ONDAS POPULARES ESPAÑOLAS (COPE), CHINA RADIO INTERNATIONAL, GBTIMES, JORDANIAN RADIOS (Farah al Nas, Yarmouk FM), MONTE CARLO DOUALIYA, PRISA RADIO, RADIO CAMPUS PARIS (FRAdIF); RADIO ORIENT, RADIO VL, RFI, RGB (FRAdIF), VIVRE FM, WNYU RADIO.

DEBATES

“Radio and Youth, state of affairs, inclusion, participation and stereotypes”
11 AM - 12 PM Miró Room 1, in French

Participants: Daphne Gastaldi, Journalist for RFI, Pierre Montel, Delegate from Syndicat national des radios libres (SNRL), Emmanuel Semo, Founding president of Radio VL.

“Empowering Local Radios with ICTs”
12 - 1 PM Miró Room 1, in English

Participants: The representatives of Base FM (Namibia), Kyela FM (Tanzania), Mwanedu FM (Kenya), Radio Atlantis (South Africa), Radio Mafeteng (Lesotho), Radio Moanda (DRC), Zambezi FM (Zambia), with Hezekiel Dlamini, UNESCO/Harare; Michel Kenmoe, UNESCO/Libreville; Al-Amin Yusuph, UNESCO/Dar-es-Salam, and representatives from other Field Offices.

“Young journalists and fixers: what can be done to improve their safety?”
2.30 - 3.30 PM, Miró Room 1, in French

Participants: Romeo Langlois, Reporter for France 24; Daniel Vallot, Journalist for RFI; Matthieu Mabin, Reporter for France 24; Mehdi Benchelah, Programme Specialist, UNESCO.

“Syrian Hour: Promotion of freedom of expression through radio”
3.30 - 4.30 PM, Miró Room 1, in English

Participants: Journalists from Farah al Nas, Yarmouk FM and Ma’aly Hazzaz, Project Officer, UNESCO.

FILM SCREENING

1 - 2.30 PM, Miró Room 3

Radio Favela, directed by Helvecio Ratton
Daily life and struggle of four friends, living in a Brazilian slum, who want to start to start a radio station to give voice to the inhabitants of the favelas. Based on a true story.
92 minutes, original version in Portuguese, subtitled in French.
 

Image: Norsk Folkehjelp - CC-BY-2.0