September 10, 2010

NEWS / AWARDS: UNICEF Announces Nominees for the 2010 International Children’s Day of Broadcasting (ICDB) Awards

NEW YORK, 9 September 2010 – UNICEF last week announced the nominees for the International Children's Day of Broadcasting (ICDB) Awards. The awards are given by UNICEF for outstanding commitment to the ICDB by television and radio broadcasters.

The winner of the 2010 ICDB Awards will be announced at an awards ceremony dinner at The Modern on 2 November 2010 in New York.

The nominees each won a regional competition and now go on to compete for global honours. This year's nominees come from Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Germany, India, Iran, Malaysia, Mexico, Morocco, Nigeria, South Africa, Togo and Uzbekistan and represent the best work produced in 2010 for the International Children's Day of Broadcasting.

The International Children's Day of Broadcasting is a day set aside each year to celebrate children's broadcasting and encourages young people to get involved in television and radio broadcasting. The 2010 ICDB theme, "All Rights All Children," honored the 20th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child and asked children to talk about children's rights and their importance.

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