UNICEF Announces 2007 ICDB Nominees
UNICEF Announces International Children’s Day
NEW YORK, 21 September 2007 – UNICEF today announced the nominees for the International Children’s Day of Broadcasting (ICDB) Award, co-presented yearly by UNICEF
The winner of the 2007 ICDB Award will be announced at the Academy’s 35th International Emmy® Awards Gala on November 19, 2007 at the Hilton New York Hotel.
“Each year we are inspired and encouraged by the UNICEF family of broadcasters’ dedication
Judging for the regional prizes took place between May and August and focused on the 2006
The ICDB Regional Prizes went to ATN Bangla (Hope for Life); TV Cultura (Big Doctor);
The regional winners will also be honored at a special ceremony at UNICEF House in New York City.
The ICDB was launched in 1991 to encourage broadcasters worldwide to create awareness for children’s issues. Each December, these youth write, report, produce and present programs that allow them to express their thoughts on the issues that affect them. In 1994, The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences and UNICEF established the International Children’s Day
The International Children’s Day of Broadcasting is celebrated by hundreds of broadcasters around the world. The next ICDB will take place on 9 December 2007 with the theme of
Founded in 1969, The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences is the largest organization of global broadcasters, with over 500 members from nearly 70 countries and over 400 companies. The Academy was chartered with a mission to recognize excellence in television programming produced outside of the United States, and it presents the International Emmy® Award in fourteen categories. The International Emmy® Awards Gala, to be held November 20, in New York City attracts over 1,100 international figures in broadcast, entertainment and media.
These PSAs can be obtained for free at thenewsmarket.com/unicef.
For additional information, please contact: Nela Kacmarcik, UNICEF BIH, Sarajevo, Kolodvorska 6