Establishment of the radio station COSMO in 2017 as a counterpoint to COSMO TV, previously on air as Funkhaus Europa

Broadcaster WDR (Westdeutscher Rundfunk Köln)
Radio Bremen
broadcaster RBB (Rundfunk Berlin-Brandenburg)
Describe the main features of the policy/measure: 

Main aims:
Providing a publicly produced, multilingual radio schedule with an international focus for people from across the globe, specifically highlighting information and news for recent refugees

Target groups:
People from all over the world who live in North Rhine-Westphalia, Bremen, Berlin and Brandenburg as well as newly arrived refugees

Expected results:
Having COSMO Radio further develop its media output for multilingual listeners in Germany to promote their participation in cultural life; communicating cultural diversity and a broad spectrum of perspectives through spoken-word and musical contributions; introducing a complementary daily jazz and world music slot on culture radio channel WDR 3, with output including music of diverse styles from outside Europe

What are the results achieved so far through the implementation of the policy/measure?: 

Listeners addressed in German and in ten other languages: Turkish, Italian, Greek, Spanish, Russian, Polish, Bosnian, Croat, Serbian, Kurdish; up to a million listeners reached per day across Germany in 2019; the panoply of global pop music made available to listeners in Germany in eleven languages as Global Sounds Radio; programme segments offered in Arabic under the name Refugee Radio, with news, information and services for recent refugees; non-European music of diverse styles presented in the daily jazz and world music slot on the culture channel WDR 3

Partner(s) engaged in the implementation of the measure: 
Has the implementation of the policy/measure been evaluated?: 
Objetivo(s) de la Convención 2005 de la UNESCO
Dominios culturales
Cine / Artes audiovisuales