January 25, 2008

RADIO / AWARDS: Radio Mozambique

Radio Awards

In December 2007, Radio Mozambique's Child-to-Child programme, together
with Radio ONUCI FM in the Ivory Coast, received the International
Children's Day of Broadcasting (ICDB) Award for Radio Excellence in
recognition of the central role that children have in developing,
producing and presenting programmes for children.

The ICDB, celebrated on 9 December, coincided with Radio Mozambique's
annual meeting to take stock of the child-to-child radio activities
carried out nationwide in 2007, and begin planning activities for 2008.
A total of 25 child radio presenters and producers from the eleven
provinces came together to identify ways in which the programmes could
be improved, and define the content and format of programmes in 2008.

In 2007, UNICEF's partnership with Radio Mozambique and the Community
Radio Forum (FORCOM) supported 540 children and young people to
participate as producers and presenters in the child-to-child local and
national radio programmes which are broadcast in Portuguese and 18 local

For more information, contact Priscilla Ofori-Amanfo

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