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UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres addresses the EBU GA
Speech - 02 Oct 2020
UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres addresses the EBU GA 
United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres addressed the EBU's General Assembly on the role of media and the shared values of both organizations
Delphine Ernotte and Petr Dvořák elected as President and Vice-President of the EBU
Press release - 02 Oct 2020
Delphine Ernotte and Petr Dvořák elected as President and Vice-President of the EBU 
France Télévisions Chief Executive Officer Delphine Ernotte Cunci has been elected as the new President of the European Broadcasting Union (EBU). Czech Television’s Director General Petr Dvořák will serve as Vice-President.
A.S.O. and France Télévisions present Tour de France’s COVID-19 best practice to EBU Sports Assembly
News - 01 Oct 2020
A.S.O. and France Télévisions present Tour de France’s COVID-19 best practice to EBU Sports Assembly 
This year’s Tour de France was completed safely, providing great sporting action and producing some of the best TV viewing figures of the last five years despite stringent COVID-19 restrictions and the postponement of the race to an unfamiliar slot in September, EBU Members were told today.
Belmin Karamehmedović re-elected DG of BHRT
News - 30 Sep 2020
Belmin Karamehmedović re-elected DG of BHRT 
Belmin Karamehmedović has been re-elected as Director General of Bosnian-Herzegovinian Radio Television (BHRT) for another five-years mandate. He was appointed by the Supervisory Board at a meeting on 17 September. The election followed an open tender procedure with three other candidates competing for the post.
Eurovision Sport joins environmental sustainability initiative albert
Press release - 29 Sep 2020
Eurovision Sport joins environmental sustainability initiative albert 
Eurovision Sport is delighted to announce that it has become the latest organisation to join albert, the authority on environmental sustainability for film and TV.
EBU and Eurovision Services partner for distribution of France Televisions Charity Concert for Lebanon
Press release - 28 Sep 2020
EBU and Eurovision Services partner for distribution of France Televisions Charity Concert for Lebanon 
The EBU and its subsidiary Eurovision Services have joined forces to make the broadcast of the charity concert organized by France Télévisions in aid of Lebanon available free of charge to broadcasters in Lebanon and across Europe.
Tinatin Berdzenishvili appointed new Director General of Georgian Public Broadcaster
News - 28 Sep 2020
Tinatin Berdzenishvili appointed new Director General of Georgian Public Broadcaster 
Tinatin Berdzenishvili has been appointed as the new Director General of the Georgian Public Broadcaster.
EBU Members reporting from Belarus face increasing resistance from authorities
News - 28 Sep 2020
EBU Members reporting from Belarus face increasing resistance from authorities 
Journalists from DW, DR, BBC, RAI, ARD, France TV, ZDF and others seeking to report from Belarus have been unable to renew expiring press accreditations, unable to obtain accreditations months after they applied, or had their valid accreditations revoked, making it impossible to report on events of international interest and importance. Staff from the EBU Moscow office have also been unable to obtain accreditation.
After the Pandemic - News in the 2020s
Speech - 24 Sep 2020
After the Pandemic - News in the 2020s 
BBC Director of News and Current Affairs Fran Unsworth delivers the BBC Lecture at the Prix Italia on how public service media newsrooms need clarity of values to ensure they are serving all audiences...
5 key steps to make bottom-up innovation work
Blog - 22 Sep 2020
5 key steps to make bottom-up innovation work 
People often believe that innovation is something for the happy few. Visionaries with bright ideas. Smart people that see around the corners.