Arab States Broadcasting Union
Acronym: 
ASBU
Address: 
Rue 8840, centre urbain nord
Cedex P.O. Box 250 – 1
Tunisia
Telephone: 
(216) 71 849 000 – 71 841 420 – 71 841 445
Year Created: 
1969
(Independent) Public Sector Entity
Normative standard-setting and deliberation
Lobby-advocacy
Infrastructure creation/management
Media content creation/distribution
Regional

Thematic Areas

Broadcast, Telecommunication
State, Commercial
Governance
Development
Specific Themes: 
Media Policy Change in North Africa and the Middle East

Mission

ASBU is a professional organization that strives to strengthen ties and promote cooperation among broadcasters in the Arab States for better production and content development. It provides important services to member broadcasters and to others, such as engineering and consulting services, radio and television exchange of news, programming and sports, as well as radio and TV training. It also strives to acquire broadcasting rights at preferential rates for a number of competitions and sports events to the benefit of its members, as well as to ensure the appropriate broadcasting coverage of such events.

Created by: Ilana Hanukov