The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) has today (2nd November 2010) announced the launch of the final phase of the Public Consultation process on the BAI Statement of Strategy for the period 2011 – 2013. This strategy will clearly identify the vision and values of the BAI and will also form the basis of the Authority’s work plan for the next three years. The Statement is due be finalised by the end of 2010. The purpose of the consultation is to provide interested parties in the general public (individuals, groups or associations) an opportunity to comment on the proposed BAI Statement of Strategy before the statement is finalised at the end of 2010. Commenting on the launch of the final phase of the Public Consultation process, BAI Chief Executive Michael O’Keeffe said: (Perhaps incl. that this consultation already follows an extensive consultation process with internal and external stakeholders of the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland and the general public) A copy of the proposed Statement of Strategy document is available on the BAI website (www.bai.ie) or can be requested by calling the BAI on 01 6441200. The closing date for responses is 1st December 2010.