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RRI-Indonesia is hosting ABU General Assembly 2016 in Bali

The 53rd ABU General Assembly and Associated Meetings will take place in Bali, Indonesia from 18-26 October 2016, hosted by the Radio Republik Indonesia (RRI). A World Broadcasting Unions (WBU) Conference will also be held on the last day at the same venue in conjunction with the ABU events.

Professionals from the broadcasting industry who wish to attend these high-level meetings  are advised to register as soon as possible. 15 September 2016 is the deadline for hotel bookings as well as visa applications.

The theme for this year’s GA is “Media for the Future”. The host RRI and ABU Secretariat are also committed to make the 53rd GA a Green Assembly with a very minimum carbon footprint.  

The ABU General Assembly will be held on 24 and 25 October 2016. Preceding the General Assembly will be the traditional annual meetings of the ABU Sports Group, Radio Working Party, Programme and Technical Committees, the 5th Women With the Wave Forum and a Quality Management Workshop. These meetings will be held during the period of 18–22 October. Our host RRI has kindly arranged a full day excursion on 23 October 2016 to enjoy the splendour of the iconic island of Bali.  

On 26 October the World Broadcasting Unions will gather for a one-day conference to discuss the role of public service media in the digital age. We wholeheartedly encourage your organisation to participate in this forum and be part of this unique international platform for exchanging new ideas and forming valuable partnerships with esteemed broadcasters from around the globe.

The 5th ABU TV Song Festival gala-concert and the highly acclaimed ABU Prizes ceremony will provide glamour and entertainment for the delegates.

The online registration is now open on the ABU website Please register at