Still not sure what you should do tomorrow? UNESCO has 15 suggestions for you!
15 Ways to Celebrate World Radio Day
- Help broadcast audio, video and written messages from UNESCO’s Director-General on World Radio Day in all public, private and community radio.
- Broadcast messages from World Radio Day supporters including UNESCO Artists for Peace, industry experts and celebrity advocates for Radio. (2014 messages | Past messages)
- Produce a radio programme or public service announcement on one of UNESCO’s sub-themes for World Radio Day 2014 to be broadcast repeatedly on 13 February 2014.
- Sensitizing radio station owners, executives, journalists, and governments to develop gender-related policies and strategies for radio
- Eliminating stereotypes and promoting multidimensional portrayal in radio
- Building radio skills for youth radio production, with a focus on girls as producers, hosts, reporters
- Promoting Safety of women radio journalists
- Organize and broadcast World Radio Day themed debates and discussions with media stakeholders (broadcasters, policy-makers, academics, legal community) on the issue of gender equality in radio.
- Organize phone-in radio shows so listeners can discuss the importance of radio, share memories of great moments in radio history, and give their views on gender equality.
- Interview local, regional and national radio personalities on World Radio Day.
- Share recordings of your radio show and other World Radio Day themed broadcasts on UNESCO’s World Radio Day SoundCloud page.
- Add a link to your favourite radio programme on gender equality and empowerment of women to our worldwide map.
- Hold training sessions for young broadcasters using UNESCO’s Youth Radio Toolkit
- Display and distribute training courseware on Radio Production from UNESCO’s Open Training Platform.
- Display and distribute free UNESCO products about broadcasting
- Join the National Commission for UNESCO in your country to facilitate celebrating national events.
- Place our World Radio Day Banner on your social media channel or website and encourage newspapers, radio, television and website editors to place a banner on their sites during World Radio Day on 13 February.
- Celebrate World Radio Day with the World Association of Community Broadcasters (AMARC), worldradioday.org or local community radio associations.
- Record a World Radio Day message and share it with the world.
*Visual materials by Ena Kasumovic