Visit to Chile of the Special UN Rapporteur on Freedom of Expression

Santiago, Chile. October 2nd, 2013. Frank La Rue, UN Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression and opinion, will be in Chile on October 4 and 5, following the invitation of the World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters (AMARC), the Friedrich Ebert Foundation and the Union of South American correspondents of the press.

Closer ties between the South Asian Community Radio sector and SAARC to enhance role of citizen's rights and community development

Kathmandu. September 9, 2013. The South Asian Community Radio conference on 'Enhancing the Role of Community Radio and Promoting Positive Social Change' has called upon governments of South Asia to recognize the need to strengthen regulation in countries where community radio already exists, and explicitly recognize community radio as a distinct tier of broadcasting in countries where it remains outside the law of the land.

South Asian Conference in Community Radio Inaugurated in Kathmandu

Kathmandu. September 6, 2013. The South Asian Community Radio conference on 'Enhancing the Role of Community Radio and Promoting Positive Social Change' was inaugurated by the Honorable Minister of Information and Communication of the Government of Nepal Mr. Madhav Prasad Paudel. Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Paudel urged the gathering to focus on learning from each other's good practices in the South Asian region and focus on pursuing joint development targets at a regional level, including cross-country and cross-border issues.

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