More than 70 delegations will attend this conference with a view to debate the development of a media network to counter the mainstream international press, and attempt to revive the Broadcasting Organizations of the Non-Aligned Countries (BONAC
).aa Founded in April 1955, the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) is an international organization of 118 member states considering themselves not aligned with any major power bloc.
Bachelor of Arts in Jewellery and Silversmithing I: Lia Bonac
, Hannah Lee Hughes II(i): Isabella Rena Athineou-Metaxa, Sophie Brookes, Saleigh Dodgin, Sarah Elizabeth Heyes, Maria Kate Lewis, Victoria Emily Parkhurst, Charles Philip Simpson, Jonathan David Woodcock.
At the Twelfth NAM Summit held in Durban (South Africa) from 29 August to 3 September 1998, it was recommended that member states should intensify the development of communication technology as a way of reducing existing imbalances between developed and developing states; that member states should promote the effective functioning of the Non-Aligned News Agency Pool (NANAP) and the Broadcasting Organisation of Non-Aligned Countries (BONAC
); and that the establishement of the New International Information Centres approved by the Fifth Conference of Ministers of Information of the Non-Aligned Countries (COMINAC V held in Aabuja in September 1996) be accelerated.