COMMUNITY RADIOS AGAINST IMPUNITY

AMARC launches a worldwide campaign for the safety of journalists According to UNESCO, 96% of crimes against freedom of expression affect local commercial or community media. In order to strengthen efforts to reduce the level of impunity for crimes against freedom of expression, World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters (AMARC) launches an international broadcast campaign of radio programmes highlighting the

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AMARC joins UNESCO in the fight against Zika in Latin America and the Caribbean

Montreal, March 21, 2016. The World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters (AMARC) joins UNESCO, International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent and the World Health Organization in the fight against Zika virus. From March 21 to April 17, AMARC will mobilize community radio stations from its network in Zika-affected countries in Latin America and the Caribbean to help disseminate

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AMARC International Board meeting in Paris

Paris, 10-11 December 2015 The new AMARC International Board met in Paris to initiate the process for strategic planning towards the implementation of the strategic plan voted by the General Assembly in Ghana in August 2014. The meeting took place in the UNESCO headquarters, in central Paris. In attendance were Min Shahi (Nepal) Executive Vice President, Palmira Velasco (Mozambique) Treasurer, Vice

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Towards COP21: Broadcasting the voices of the communities

In December 2015, Paris will host the 21st Session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework convention on Climate Change (COP21). There, the countries will negotiate a new universal climate agreement. The global phenomenon of climate change is affecting every country on the planet. But, the poorest regions and the most marginalized communities in the world

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AMARC launches an international project for community radios productions

Montreal, September 21, 2015. More than 250 community radio practitioners met in Accra, Ghana, in August to participate in the 11th International Conference of the World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters (AMARC). This unique event has helped to address issues related to development, sustainability and growth of community radio in the world. One of the strengths of AMARC is that it can

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