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World Radio Day 2014

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13 February is World Radio Day ó a day to celebrate radio as a medium; to improve international cooperation between broadcasters; and to encourage major networks and community radio alike to promote access to information, freedom of expression and gender equality over the airwaves.

As radio continues to evolve in the digital age, it remains the medium that reaches the widest audience worldwide. It is essential to promoting gender equality and womenís empowerment.

UNESCO invites all countries to celebrate World Radio Day by planning activities in partnership with regional, national and international broadcasters, non-governmental organizations, the media and the public.

To learn more about World Radio Day and ways to get involved, visit UNESCOís World Radio Day 2014 site.

On 13 February, letís celebrate women in radio and those who support them!


 

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