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World Radio Day 2018: Radio and Sports

The theme for 2018 is all about the alliance of sport and radio as a force for civic participation and development as well as for celebrating humanity in its diversity. Radio and Sports build and unite communities, through the coverage of traditional and grassroots games, radio can reconnect people with their cultural heritage, promoting freedom of expression and diversity through... read more

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Songlines and Social Haunting

[:en]As part of a UK research project we are facilitating an international \”conversation\” organised by UK community broadcaster Max Munday, AMARC Europe, Sheffield Live! and a range of international community radio stations. The work starts from a radio documentary made by Max Munday from new research conducted with groups in former industrial communities in northern England with academics and... read more

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Sixteen organizations warn against the danger of the current version of the draft law on “the audio-visual communication body”

[:en]Sixteen national and international organizations are calling on the Tunisian government and the People\’s Representative Assembly (ARP) to adopt a global audio-visual law in line with the 2014 Constitution and international standards and developed within the framework of a serious and continuous dialogue with the relevant organisations of civil society, professionals and independent experts in the media sector.

In an... read more

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HAITI: National Seminar and Workshop on Rural Communication Services and Communication for Development in Support of Resilient Family Farming

[:en]Port-au-Prince, 9 June 2017. The National Seminar \”Communication Services for Resilient Family Farming in Haiti\” and the National Workshop  \”Communication services for Resilient Family Farming and Rural Development\” was held in Haiti from the 31st May to the 2nd June 2017. The Ministries of Agriculture (MARNDR) and Environment (MDE), the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)... read more

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AMARC at the 162nd session of the Inter American Commission on Human Rights

[:en]Friday, May 26, the World Association of Community Radios – AMARC and Observacom will be received in audience at the 162nd session of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights – IACHR.

The situation of freedom of expression and community radios in the Southern Cone is the main issue of the report made by AMARC, represented by Dr. Damián Loreti, from... read more

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AMARC calls for the immediate release of Salam Mlik, director of Djerid FM and president of the Tunisian Community Media Union, UTMA

[:en]AMARC, the World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters, expresses its solidarity with Salam Mlik, director of the community radio Djerid_FM and president of the Tunisian Community Media Union  UTMA, and with the journalists of the same radio, and calls on his Immediate release.

Mr. Salam Mlik was sentenced to 6 months in prison. On February 7, 2017 the police raided the family... read more

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AMARC at the Pan-Amazonic Social Forum

[:en]Between April 28 and May 1, traditional communities, indigenous peoples as well as social movements from nine Latin American countries gather at the Eighth Panamaan Social Forum in Tarapoto, Peru. To meet the call of the jungle, from Monday 24 the activities of AMARC Brazil and Pulsar Community Radio agency will be mainly dedicated to the coverage of the... read more

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RADIO IS YOU – World Radio Day 2017

[:en]World Radio Day is now in its 6th year!

UNESCO and AMARC invites all radio stations and supporting organisations to join us for World Radio Day 2017, a chance to celebrate radio and how it helps shape our lives!

Radio is still the most dynamic, reactive and engaging medium there is, adapting to 21st century changes and offering new ways to interact and... read more

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Climate Radio : First ever FM licensed community radio in Morocco

[:en]AMARC, FMAS and UNESCO have the pleasure to announce the official launch of \”CLIMATE RADIO\” on the FM band, 100.1 Mhz
For the first time in the country, this unique initiative offers access to the FM band to community radios in Morocco.
Climate Radio will broadcast throughout the COP 22 summit, providing information on the summit and all its participants, with a... read more

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CAMPAIGN LAUNCH – AMARC members stand togeather for the safety of journalists

[:en]We invite you to listen to many radio programmes produced by our members joint in the fight against impunity. Today the World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters (AMARC) launches an international broadcast campaign of radio programmes highlighting the work of journalists / producers of community radio to coincide with the World Day against Impunity for Crimes against Journalists.

Since 2006, UNESCO... read more