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World TV Day 2017

Date: Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 13:30 / Location: Conference Room 4 at United Nations Headquarters in New York
Tags: UN, United Nations, World TV Day, Television, tv, film, Human Rights, SDGs. Sustainable Development Goals, DPI, Department of Public Information

This panel discussion showcased collaborations between the TV industry and international organizations featuring:


For more information on World Television Day, click HERE


“Television has entertained and educated the public for generations. It has also served as a vital platform for the United Nations to inform citizens on issues of global reach. In an era in which fake news and hate speech are all too widespread, the need for trustworthy television is more important than ever. The United Nations is counting on broadcasters worldwide to invest in serious, quality content for viewers, to promote understanding and tolerance to help us build a better world for tomorrow.”

- Ms. Alison Smale, Under-Secretary-General for Global Communications, Department of Public Information, United Nations