Arun Jaitley to inaugurate National Community Radio Sammelan in New Delhi



Information and Broadcasting Minister ArunJaitley will inaugurate the 6th National Community Radio Sammelan in New Delhi. The theme of the conference is, ‘Community Radio in India: Towards Diversity and Sustainability’.

The conference will bring together Community Radio Operators, policy makers, Ministries, Departments, International bodies like UNICEF and UNESCO and other stakeholders for exchange of ideas and cross learning. The Information and Broadcasting Ministry has been organising the National Community Radio Sammelan annually since 2011.

UNICEF
The United Nations Children’s Emergency Fund is a United Nations program headquartered in New York City that provides long-term humanitarian and developmental assistance to children and mothers in developing countries. 
UNICEF was created by the United Nations General Assembly on December 11, 1946, to provide emergency food and healthcare to children in countries that had been devastated by World War II. Maurice Pate, American humanitarian and businessman, co-founded the United Nations Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) with Herbert Hoover in 1947. 

UNESCO
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations (UN). Its purpose is to contribute to peace and security by promoting international collaboration through educational, scientific, and cultural reforms in order to increase universal respect for justice, the rule of law, and human rights along with fundamental freedom proclaimed in the United Nations Charter
Headquarters is Place de Fontenoy, Paris, France.
NATIONAL RADIO DAY – August 20

Extra info:
  • The meet will also hold talks on community radio movement in the country and its role in setting the agenda for discourse on development at the local level. 
  • The conference will discuss issues such as role of community radios in good governance and community learning and promoting livelihoods, water conservation, financial inclusion and literacy.
  • United Nations Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF).

So lets do:
  • Where is the Headquater of UNESCO?
  • Who is the Finance minister of India?
  • How many member coountries in UNICEF?


Source – PIB New

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