World Radio Day, celebrated annually on Feb. 13, honours radio as a medium for entertainment, information, and social change. The day highlights the importance of radio, urging decision-makers to provide access to information via radio and to foster international broadcaster cooperation and networking.
Radio’s wide reach, effectiveness in delivering messages, and role in supporting freedom of expression and cultural diversity are central to the celebration. World Radio Day events underscore radio’s role in democratic debate.
The day’s theme changes yearly, focusing on different challenges and facets of broadcasting. World Radio Day’s theme for 2024 shines a floodlight on radio’s remarkable past, relevant present, and promise of a dynamic future.
The following resources provide an in-depth exploration of World Radio Day and its significance: