EBU: 82nd General Assembly set to take place in Oslo

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The 82nd General Assembly of the EBU is set to take place in Oslo later this month gathering the top executives from both member and associate broadcasters along with the core members of the EBU’s Executive Board.

The EBU will be holding its annual general assembly from 27-28 June at Hotel Clarion the Hub in Oslo, Norway with the Norwegian national broadcaster NRK as the host.

Officials representing both EBU active and associate members have been invited to attend the assembly along with representatives from World Broadcasting Unions in order to meet up with their peers and network.

The 82nd General Assembly program

Tuesday 25 June

  • WBU meeting followed by dinner

Wednesday 26 June

  • EBU Media Steering Group
  • Nordic regional group meeting
  •  CEE regional group meeting
  • Mediterranean regional group meeting
  • EBU Executive Board lunch & meeting (VIP room)
  • Welcome Reception at Hotel Clarion the Hub

Thursday 27 June

  • General Assembly
  •  Lunch
  •  Dinner

Friday 28 June

  • General Assembly
  • Lunch
  • Excursion to Vigeland Park, Viking Museum, dinner onboard Christiania ship

About the EBU

The EBU is based in Geneva, Switzerland and is a global alliance of public service media (PSM). The European Broadcasting Corporation has 71 active members in 56 countries and 34 associate members in 21 countries.

The EBU’s main target is to secure a sustainable future for public service media, providing its members with world-class content: news, sports and music etc. The EBU also aims building on its founding ethos of solidarity and co-operation to create a centre for learning and sharing.

Mr. Noel Curran is currently the General Director of the EBU. The European Broadcasting Unions is the organizer of the Eurovision Song Contest, an event it has been producing since 1956.