World Radio Day 2021 : Theme

World Radio Day:

The World Radio Day (WRD) is being celebrated across the world on February 13, 2021.

  • This year marks the 10th anniversary of the proclamation of world radio day and more than 110 years of radio.
  • The day will be observed under the theme, “New World, New Radio”.
  • The theme highlights the services provided by the radio amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
  • The day was proclaimed by the members of UNESCO in 2011.
  • The day was adopted by the United Nations General Assembly in the year 2012 as an International Day.
  • The UNESCO highlights that the radio is a powerful medium to celebrate humanity.
  • It constitutes a platform for democratic discourse.
  • Radio is one of the most widely consumed medium in the world.
  • It has the ability to reach a wide audience.
  • It also has the ability to shape society’s experience of diversity.
  • Thus, to mark the significance of the Radio, World Radio Day is observed.

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