AMARC welcomes new licences granted for Tunisian community radio

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 13:03 -- jphil

Montreal, September 3rd, 2014. The World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters (AMARC) welcomes the decision of the Independent High Authority for Audiovisual Communication (HAICA) to grant eight new licenses for the establishment and operation of community radio channels. "This is a historic day not only for Tunisia but for all the states of North Africa and the Middle East," commented Francesco Diasio, Secretary General of AMARC, following the decision of the HAICA.

AMARC is at the Peoples Social Forum 2014

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 10:57 -- jphil

Ottawa, August 22 2014 The World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters (AMARC) is participating the People Social Forum in Ottawa. With delegates from Morroco, Cameroon and Canada, AMARC will address several issues, including the direction of cultural and linguistic pluralism in community media and the state of community radio in the world in 2014.

Community media is a key tool for the promotion and protection of cultural and linguistic pluralism.