Brussels. October 16th, 2013. On October 16th and 17th, the public forum "Radio broadcasting in minority languages: where we are, where we should go", organized by AMARC Europe and the Eurodeputy Iñaki Irazabalbeitia, is taking place at the European Parliament, in Brussels. The objective of the forum is mainly to provide an overview of the work for the promotion of minority languages from the community media perspective and to further best practices exchanges between media experiences of the third sector.
Rio de Janeiro. October 11, 2013. On October 9th and 10th, a meeting of experts organized by the Demos Institute took place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Experts from Argentina, Peru, Uruguay, Panama, Bolivia, Brazil, Venezuela, El Salvador, Honduras, Chile, Colombia, Guatemala and Mexico participated in this event, among which the president of the World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters (AMARC), Maria Pia Matta Cerna.
Santiago, Chile. October 9, 2013. The UN Special Rapporteur for Freedom of Expression has furthered one of the central themes that will be part of his next report to the General Assembly of the United Nations during his visit last week in Chile. Frank La Rue referred to the "right to the truth", an increasingly important concept based on the violation of human rights experienced in Latin America.