Access to content in diverse languages

Where
United Arab Emirates
When
2020
Who
National Media Council
Describe the main features of the policy/measure: 

The UAE is home to people from over 200 nationalities. In 2017 the National Media Council set out a two phased plan to increase the languages in which the national news service broadcasts its news taking the total number of languages to 13 and thereby broadening its reach to be able to communicate with people from 142 countries.

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

The number of languages for national news broadcasts has increased.

Partner(s) engaged in the implementation of the measure: 
Has the implementation of the policy/measure been evaluated?: 
YES
If yes, what are the main conclusions/recommendations?: 

In evaluating the outcomes of this initiative, the NMC decided to add an additional five languages, bringing the total to 18 languages.

Goal(s) of UNESCO's 2005 Convention
Cultural Domain(s)
Media Arts