September 12-13 2017, Sinaia, Romania

Secretary General of CIRCOM Regional Fernando Ojea attended the Annual Conference of Public Broadcasting International (PBI), the great worldwide summit of public service media after invitation of the host Radio România.

Toshiyuki Sato and Fernando OjeaThe sessions in the Romanian city of Sinaia dealt with the redefinition of the public media value, financial changes, populism and fake news and different ways to serve communities. There were voices from all continents including those of the President of the European Broadcasting Union (EBU), Jean-Paul Philippot, and the Secretary General of the Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU), Dr Javad Mottaghi.

CIRCOM Regional had further representation in Sinaia. Together with the PBI Conference, there was a Media 2020 Conference about the media dialogue between Asia-Pacific and Europe, where CIRCOM's Coproductions Coordinator Alexandre Pletser took part in a panel on the exchanges between media from both sides.

Photo: Secretary General of PBI, Toshiyuki Sato, and
Secretary General of CIRCOM Regional, Fernando Ojea