During the VIP Launch Summit, Viory establishes collaboration with the Union of OIC News Agencies, secures a content licensing agreement with CCTV News Content Co., and becomes a member of the African Union of Broadcasting.
At the ceremony attended by Viory’s team, distinguished guests, and senior delegates from the Global Media Congress, the agency signed multiple agreements, including a memorandum of cooperation with UNA (Union of OIC News Agencies) focusing on international news coverage and collaboration on events related to the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation and BRICS countries. This partnership involves joint projects and knowledge sharing.
Additionally, Viory entered a content licensing partnership with CCTV (CCTV News Content Co.), allowing Viory clients access to CCTV’s content. The agency also became a member of AUB (African Union of Broadcasting), committing to the training of media professionals and content contributions to the AUBvision platform.
Commenting on the agreement between Viory and UNA, Mohammed bin Abd Rabbo Al Yami, Acting Director General of UNA, said: “Our union, which includes 57 member states, exists to enhance tolerance and coexistence. No doubt this Memorandum of Understanding, signed today between Viory and UNA, will result in more joint media activities between our Islamic countries and the world. My thanks to Viory for enhancing relationships with the Islamic world. Good luck Viory!”
Gregoire Ndjaka, Chief Executive Officer of AUB, added: “We are proud to welcome Viory as a new member of the African Union of Broadcasting. It is very important and timely to welcome Viory, we need balanced information in Africa and we can see Viory as supporting the development of this. On behalf of all the members of the AUB, we wish Viory a welcome. Viory: you are at home in Africa.”
In addition to these agreements, Viory hosted esteemed guests who shared their insights on the news industry, including representatives from UNA, the Chinese embassy to the UAE, the African Union of Broadcasting, the Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union, and more.
Discussions at the event focused on technological advancements, economic hubs, and the responsibility of capturing transformative changes comprehensively. The importance of authentically empowering and informing perspectives across regions like the Middle East, Asia, Africa, the CIS, and Latin America was also highlighted.
The VIP summit is part of Viory’s activities surrounding the Global Media Congress as it launches its international hub in Abu Dhabi. Viory, with a team of over 150 full-time staff and a network of 3000 video journalists worldwide, aims to provide exclusive breaking news across various domains, including politics, technology, sports, and entertainment.