The WRTVC is a non-governmental organization created ten years ago
to defend public service broadcasting across the world through civil
Its definition of public service broadcasting, published in five
languages by UNESCO, is widely recognized as the standard definition.
The WRTVC includes representatives of broadcasters' associations,
regulatory authorities, civil society movements, universities,
educational groups, etc.. It is conducted by a strategic group
The WRTVC is creating a rating agency to measure the performance
of electronic media at the service of society in every country
of the world.
The rating agency will consider radio, television and new digital
services from the point of view of society's good governance,
citizens' empowerment and participation.
The rating agency will be run by an independent Swiss institution,
the Media and Society Foundation in Geneva