NEXUS-International Broadcasting Association has been officially approved for association with the Department of Public Information of the United Nations
On June 15, 1995, NEXUS-International Broadcasting Association has been officially approved for association with the Department of Public Information of the United Nations. This formal act recognizes the important role of our Non Profit, Non Governamental Organization (NGO), and the efforts of our members and volunteers in providing information on the activities of the United Nations to millions of people around the world since 1979.
The United Nations and UNESCO have been associated as ordinary members of NEXUS-International Broadcasting Association since 1990.
The original text of UN DPI’s Press Release dated June 22, 1995 follows:
PI/901 NGO/256 22 June 1995 THIRTY-EIGHT NON-GOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS APPROVED FOR ASSOCIATION WITH DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC INFORMATION The Department of Public Information (DPI) Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations met on 15 June and approved the association with the Department of 38 non-governmental organizations (NGOs) from 16 countries. The NGOs newly associated with DPI come from the following countries: 15 from the United States; three each from Argentina and the Russian Federation; two each from Italy, Japan, Spain, and Venezuela; and one each from Australia, Cameroon, Colombia, France, Germany, Kuwait, Slovakia, Sweden, and Switzerland. Those organizations are: the Arab Towns Organization (Kuwait); Asociacion de Promocion de la Educacion Popular (Venezuela); Camara de Comercio, Industria y Produccion de la Republica Argentina (Argentina); Child Welfare League of America, Inc. (United States); Children of the Earth (United States); Comite Francais des Organisations Non- Gouvernementales pour la Liaison et l'Information des Nations Unies (France); Delta Kappa Gamma Society International (United States); Federation of American Women's Clubs Overseas (United States); Federation des Associations Feminines du Cameroun (Cameroon); Foundation Ecology and Life (Slovakia); Friends of UNESCO - Basque Country (Spain); Fundacion Casa de la Cultura, el Arte y la Ciencia (Colombia); Fundacion Habitat (Argentina); Global Alliance for Women's Health (United States); Globetree Foundation (Sweden); International Union of Economists (Russian Federation); International Association of Women Judges (United States); and the International Network of Engineers and Scientists for Global Responsibility (Germany). Also, Liga de Amas de Casa, Consumidores y Usuarios de la Republica Argentina (Argentina); MAP International (United States); Mega Cities Project, Inc. (United States); Movimondo (Italy); NAFSA: Association of International Educators (United States); National Cultures Centre (Russian Federation); National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Catholic Council (Australia); NEXUS-International Broadcasting Association (Italy); No to Alcoholism and Narcotics (Russian Federation); Osaka Junior Chamber, Inc. (Japan); Rainforest Alliance (United States); Sociedad de Estudios Internacionales (Spain); Solar Cookers International (United States); Universal Great Brotherhood (Venezuela); Well-Aging Association of Japan (Japan); Wellstart International (United States); Wittenberg Center for Alternative Resources (United States); Women's World Summit Foundation (Switzerland); Women's Action for New Directions (United States); and the World Council of Independent Christian Churches (United States). The above organizations have effective means of information dissemination to their constituents and, as part of their association with DPI, have agreed to help build public understanding of and support for United Nations programmes and goals. Since 1968, the number of NGOs associated with DPI has increased from 204 to 1,460. Organizations eligible for association with DPI are those which share the ideals of the United Nations Charter; operate solely on a not-for-profit basis; have a demonstrated interest in United Nations issues and proven ability to reach large or specialized audiences, such as educators, media representatives, policy makers and the business community; have the commitment and means to conduct effective information programmes about United Nations activities through publication of newsletters, bulletins, backgrounders and pamphlets, organization of conferences, seminars and round tables, and enlisting the cooperation of print and broadcast media.
With its seat in Milano, Italy, NEXUS-International Broadcasting Association is a strictly non-profit association founded under Italian Law and entirely operated by volunteers that operates IRRS-Shortwave to Europe and IRRS-Globe Radio Milan on FM. NEXUS-IBA, which is designated as an independent “Community Broadcaster”, according to the Italian Broadcasting Law of 1990, makes available broadcast time to members and non members of the Association, with no commercial advertising on the air and, currently, with no corporate underwriting.
For a direct impression of the NEXUS-IBA / IRRS-Shortwave operation, you may tune in Europe to the Shortwave frequency 7,125 kHz (41 metre band) daily from 07:00 to 22:00 Central European Time (CET). In Milano, Italy, NEXUS-IBA is on the air on 88.85 MHz FM with programming in the English language.
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