|16th International Emmy Awards|
The 16th International Emmy Awards took place on November 23, 1988, in New York City, United States.
Five television programmes from Britain, Australia and the Netherlands won International Emmy Awards in New York.
Producers from 30 countries submitted a record 197 programmes to compete for the awards, given by International Council of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.
Goar Mestre was given the Founders Award in recognition of this lifetime of work in Latin America broadcasting. The council gave a posthumous award to Italian Vittorio Boni, who was the director of international relations for RAI. Boni dies in Nov. 1987, at the age of 56, was given the Directorate Awards for his contributions in international broadcasting.