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|Thai Youth News Founder Weera Suwannachot and youth reporter Phudit Apinakpong accept the 2007 ICDB Award.|
UNICEF is proud to present the 2007 International Children's Day of Broadcasting Award to National Broadcasting of Thailand.
The ICDB Award, given by UNICEF and the International Academy of Television Arts and Sciences was presented at the International Emmy Awards Gala in New York City on 19 November 2007. It was awarded to Weera Suwannachot, founder of Thai Youth News, which produced the ICDB program for NBT. Click here to read the story.
The nominees for the award were TV Cultura (Brazil), Gambia Radio and Television Services, ZDF (Germany), Citizen TV (Kenya) and Syria Satellite Television. These broadcasters won the Regional ICDB Prizes, which were judged by broadcast professionals and UNICEF staff. For the press release on the nominations, click here.
UNICEF is also proud to present the first ICDB Award for Radio Excellence to ONUCI FM (Cote d’Ivoire) and Radio Mozambique.
The ICDB Awards recognize the broadcasters with the best programming for the 2006 International Children’s Day of Broadcasting theme: UNITE FOR CHILDREN. UNITE AGAINST AIDS, and who demonstrate a overall dedication to youth-participation in media.
All television and radio stations that participated in the International Children's Day of Broadcasting were eligible to compete for these Awards.
The 2006 Award went to Teleradio Moldova for their program “Let’s Play!” Teleradio Moldovia was one of 6 regional ICDB prize winners, in addition to ATN Bangla (Bangladesh), RCN (Colombia), Gambia Radio and Television Services (Gambia), TVE (Spain) and Syrian Broadcast TV (Syria).
To read more about the 2007 awards, click here.
Watch clips from the 2007 ICDB Award Nominees