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2010 International Children’s Day of Broadcasting Awards

A scene from the nominated ICDB programme from UzNTT, Uzbekistan.

UNICEF is proud to announce the nominees for the 2010 International Children’s Day of Broadcasting Awards.  The winners will be announced at the ICDB Awards Ceremony on 2 November 2010 in New York.

The nominees each won respective regional competitions and now go on to compete for global honours.

The ICDB Regional Prizes for television went to ATN Bangla (Bangladesh, “Crossing the Hurdles”), Ethiopian Radio and Television Services (“Involve Me”, produced by Whiz Kids Workshop), TV3 (Malaysia, “Terubuk Masin Untuk PM”), C7 Sistema Jalisciense de Radio y TV (Mexico, “Palomitas de la Paz,” created and produced by Secretaría de Educación Jalisco), SOREAD/2M (Morocco, “ICDB Show”), Télévision Togolaise (TVT) (Togo, “A Nous la Planete) and UzNTT (Uzbekistan, “ICDB/Bolalar Hududi”).

The ICDB Regional Prizes for radio went to Radijojo gGmbH (Germany, “Six Radio Shows that Connect the Children of the World”), All India Radio  (“AIR”), Tejarat Radio (Iran, “ICDB”), TRAXXfm, Radio Televisyen Malaysia (“Listen Up!”), Radio y Televisión de Aguascalientes (Mexico, “Aguascalientes”), Voice of Nigeria (Kiddies Voices) and Maputaland Community Radio Station (South Africa, “All Rights All Children”).

The ICDB Award will go to the broadcasters with the best programming that reflects the 2010 International Children’s Day of Broadcasting theme: All Rights All Children, and who demonstrates a overall dedication to youth-participation in media.

In a move to encourage more youth participation throughout the year, UNICEF considers not only the great work done for the ICDB but also the commitment broadcasters make to fostering youth and media on an ongoing basis. To be eligible for the ICDB Award, the broadcast must have taken place on or around Sunday, 7 March 2010 in conjunction with the 2010 International Children’s Day of Broadcasting.

The International Children's Day of Broadcasting Award honours programming that allows youth the opportunity to speak up and be heard.  Programmes should be for young people and created with some aspect of youth participation.

The 2009 ICDB Awards went to Citizen TV (Kenya, " Angel's Cafe) and Rádio Justiça  (Brazil, “Sintonize as Crianças na Rádio Justiça”).  To read coverage of the 2009 ICDB Awards ceremony, click here.




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