Asia Media Summit 2005, Kuala Lumpur

Details of the organization
Asia-Pacific Institute for Broadcasting Development
International organizations

Information about the project
Asia Media Summit 2005, Kuala Lumpur
The Asia Media Summit 2005 is the second such summit. The summit facilitates the broadcasters to engage in a dialogue to foster understanding, tolerance and co-operation. > 400 broadcasters from Asia, Pacific, Europe, Middle East, Africa, North America and the Arab World are expected to participate. AMS2005 will also see “The 1st Arab-Asia Media Dialogue” and the “1st Afro-Asia – Pacific Media Dialogue”. This year’s Asia Media Summit will provide an opportunity for broadcasters to share their thoughts on Information Society with a view to submitting their recommendations to the WSIS in Tunis.
International implementation
Planned for future from 09/05/2005 to 11/05/2005
About 40 partners including UN, ITU, UNESCO, UN-ESCAP, UNDP, French Government, ABU, ASBU, AMIC, ASEF, FES, CBA, CCTV, EBU, PIBA, PJ, RTM, SABA, SADC, TF, AMARC, WRTC etc.

WSIS information
* The role of governments and all stakeholders in the promotion of ICTs for development
* Information and communication infrastructure
* Access to information and knowledge
* Capacity building
* Building confidence and security in use of ICTs
* Enabling environment
* ICT applications: benefits in all aspects of life
* Cultural diversity and identity, linguistic diversity and local content
* Media
* Ethical dimensions of the Information Society
* International and regional cooperation
  • Eradicate poverty and hunger
  • Promote gender equality & empower women
  • Combat HIV/AIDS, Malaria and other diseases
  • Ensure environmental sustainability
  • Develop a global partnership for development
  • WSIS Thematic Meeting
  • Conference
  • Training initiative
The project is being considered as contributing to the objectives of the ITU Connect the World initiative? No