Radio reaches the widest audience in the world.
In an era of dramatic advances in communications, radio retains its power to entertain, educate, inform and inspire.
It can unite and empower communities, and give voice to the marginalized.
This year, with the Winter Olympics now under way, we also recognize the many ways in which sports broadcasting brings people together around excitement and achievement.
On World Radio Day, let us celebrate both radio and sports as ways of helping people achieve their full potential.
VOICES FROM LOCAL BANGLADESHI PEOPLE ON WORLD RADIO DAY 2018 (Courtesy: UNESCO Office in Dhaka)