Montréal, July 13th, 2013. The World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters (AMARC) in collaboration with the Faculté de communications et École des médias de l’UQAM, partners and stakeholders, organises the international seminar « AMARC 30 years: Community Radios The World Movement », August 15th 2013 at UQAM, Montréal, Quebec. The seminar will be covered by Radio Centre-Ville, CKUT, CIBL and by the AMARC community radio world network it will also be available as a podcast on the AMARC website.
Montreal, June 16, 2013. The International Board of Directors of the World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters (AMARC) is pleased to announce that the Eleventh World Assembly of Community Radio Broadcasters will be held from 1 to 5 December 2014 in Accra, Ghana. The Ghana Community radio Network (GCRN) will host the second Global conference of community broadcasters to be held in Africa, where community radios were founded in the 80s and have made an important contribution to development objectives and good governance.
Brussels, June 13th 2013, the European branch of the World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters is deeply concerned by the sudden closure of Greek public broadcaster ERT, and the threats to the right of information during a period of profound social, political and financial crisis.