AIR's programme nominated for UN

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    AIR's programme nominated for UN


    New Delhi, Sep 18 (PTI) A broadcast on the hopes and dreams of rag pickers and homeless children by Lucknow station of All India Radio has earned a nomination for a prestigious global award by a UN agency.

    Other nominees for the International Children's Day of Broadcasting (ICDB) award include broadcasters from Bangladesh, Brazil, Cambodia, Germany, Ghana, Malaysia, South Africa, Togo and Ukraine.

    The ICDB awards were launched by UNICEF in 1991 to encourage broadcasters worldwide to create awareness for children's issues.

    Each nominees won a regional competition and now go on to compete for global honors, UNICEF officials said.

    The winner of the 2009 ICDB Awards will be announced at a ceremony in New York on November 10.

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