Community Broadcasters of South Asia Demand Policy Reform And Support For Sustainability

Mon, 01/21/2013 - 17:11 -- ricardo

January 20, 2013, Kathmandu. Community broadcasters and community media advocates of South Asia have called for legislative reform and equitable distribution of spectrum for the growth of community radio along with frequency reservation for community radios in the sub-region. These and other recommendations were articulated at the South Asian Seminar on Community Broadcasting - Voices for Change and Peace: Taking Stock of Community Radio in South Asia, held from 17-18 January 2013 in New Delhi, India.

16 Days Broadcast Campaign to Denounce Gender Violence

Wed, 12/12/2012 - 16:01 -- ricardo

Montreal, 12 December 2012. From November 25 to December 10th, the Women’s International Network of the World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters (AMARC-WIN) actively participated in the 16 days of activism against gender violence with an Internet campaign to Denounce Gender violence under this year's theme « Community Radio against Violence against Women ». The audio documents and other information is available here

AMARC WCIT/CMTI Dubai 2012: Freedom of Expression is a Fundamental Human Right

Tue, 12/11/2012 - 18:38 -- ricardo

Convergence is a technological fact
Neutrality is an economical choice
Regulation is a political choice.

Montreal, December 7, 2012. The World Association fo Community radio Broadcasters, AMARC, calls upon States, freedom of expression activists and civil society organizations gathered in Dubai, United Emirates, for the Conference of the International Telecommunications Union, ITU, to preserve broadcast spectrum as a public good of humanity.