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Round Table on a project to establish an exchange platform for Portuguese-language public television broadcasters — 2007/03/5–7

A round table was held in Lisbon, Portugal, from March 5 to 7, 2007 to study a project to establish an exchange platform for Portuguese-language public television broadcasters at the instigation of UNESCO, the Executive Secretariat of the Community of Portuguese-Speaking Countries (CPLP) and Portugal’s National Commission for UNESCO. According to a UNESCO press release, this project to create an inter-regional network “targets the production, co-production and exchange of quality content (news, documentaries, sports, educational and youth programs, etc.) via satellite and Internet.” The press release goes on to state that “the long-term objective of the project is to create propitious conditions for the launch of a global Portuguese-language television network respectful of cultural diversity in the Portuguese-speaking world. ” The goal of the round table was to allow participants to examine the network’s needs and possibilities, as well as the potential partnerships and resource-raising strategies available. A number of other topics related to training, archives, content sharing and procedures were also tackled.

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