The World Radio Day 2015 is coming!

13 February is World Radio Day — a day to celebrate radio as a medium; to improve international cooperation between broadcasters; and to encourage major networks and community radio alike to promote access to information, and free, independent and pluralistic media. UNESCO prepares to celebrate the fourth edition of World Radio Day, to be held on February 13, 2015. The

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“By the People, for the People: Community Radio – Current Status and Perspectives

posted on 20 June, 2013 (public)   On 1-2 July 2013, the CSA of the French speaking Community of Belgium and ReSIC (Centre for Research in Information and Communication) of the Free University of Brussels (ULB) co-organise a two-day international workshop on status and perspectives of Community Radio. The workshop will be attended by representatives of the University of Brasilia, of AMARC, the World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters, CMFE, the European Forum of community media), and community radio players from Belgium, Europe and Africa, not to forget regulators. EPRA is a partner of the event with the organisation

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Community Media in Strasbourg (II)

On the second day of the meeting in Strasbourg, the participants in the meeting were addressed by two MEPs. first, it was the turn of Catherine Trautmann, MEP, member of the committee of industry, research and energy. The former Mayor of Strasbourg, ex-deputy and ex-minister of culture and communications in France expressed her concern as it seems that “in this

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Lobby for Support for the Community Radio Pilot Project proposed to CULT Committee of European ParliamentLobby de soutien pour le projet pilote de radio communautaire proposé à la commission CULT du Parlement européenLobby de Apoyo para el Proyecto Piloto de radio comunitaria propuesto a la Comisión de Cultura del Parlamento Europeo

Dear members, As you know AMARC Europe has presented a so called “Pilot Project” -entitled Community Radios: Fostering European citizenship through cultural diversity and social inclusion and tabled by Marie-Christine Vergiat- to the Cultural committee of the European parliament. The decision is only political and doesn’t take into consideration any “technical aspect”. The project has been submitted. we are asking to put in place a fund of 2 million

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