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

Wed, 09/11/2013 - 14:48 -- Anonymous (not verified)

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

Mon, 09/09/2013 - 14:04 -- Anonymous (not verified)

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.

Social Movements and Community Radios Commemorate AMARC 30th Anniversary

Fri, 08/16/2013 - 16:45 -- Anonymous (not verified)

Montreal, August 15, 2013. Community radios support social movements that seek to build a better world. They are also part of a global social movement for the right to communicate; a movement that is disseminated over 127 countries worldwide. The conclusion of today’s activities commemorated the 30th anniversary of the World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters (AMARC).

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