The mission of the Broadcasting Board of Governors is to inform, engage, and connect people around the world in support of freedom and democracy. The agency’s mission is reinforced by those of the individual broadcasters that are overseen by the BBG. LEARN MORE »
BBG's Strategic Plan
The BBG’s new strategic plan advances America’s national interests and works in tandem with the Administration’s National Security Strategy, to keep Americans and their interests safe.
“This plan is a comprehensive roadmap for moving the Agency forward in the next five years, including significantly increasing our audience reach,” Lansing told the Board. “While we are an independent agency, we have chosen to align the plan with the Administration’s National Security Strategy, and it supports President Trump’s management priorities of effectiveness, efficiency, and accountability.”
Opioid Crisis in the Middle East highlights the detrimental consequences of the use of opium, stimulants and marijuana in Middle Eastern societies grappling with a intensifying drug problems—increased use, spread of drug-related diseases, and growing linkages between drug production and smuggling and violent conflict and terrorism.
This month we marked one year since we officially launched Current Time (CT). READ MORE »
Every week, more than 278 million listeners, viewers and internet users around the world turn on, tune in and log onto U.S. international broadcasting programs. The day-to-day broadcasting activities are carried out by the individual BBG international broadcasters.
Voice of America provides trusted and objective news and information in 45 languages to a measured weekly audience of more than 236.8 million people around the world.
RFE/RL reaches 25.8 million people in 25 languages and in 23 countries, including Afghanistan, Iran, Pakistan, Russia, and Ukraine.
OCB oversees Radio and Television Martí at its headquarters in Miami, Florida. Combined with the online platform, martinoticias.com, the Martís are a one-of-a-kind service that brings unbiased, objective information to all Cubans.
RFA journalists provide uncensored, fact-based news to citizens of these countries, among the world’s worst media environments.
MBN is the non-profit news organization that operates Alhurra Television, Radio Sawa and MBN Digital reaching audiences in 22 countries across the Middle East and North Africa.
“The Voice of America has become the voice of Venezuelans.”
Venezuela opposition leader María Corina MachadoInterview with VOA's Spanish Service