AMARC calls on the Chilean State to fulfill its agreement to compensate citizens affected by discrimination and to promote community radio broadcasting

The World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters (AMARC) and its national chapter AMARC Chile welcome the settlement agreement promoted by the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (CIDH) between the Chilean State and 9 journalists and 6 listeners from Radio Estrella del Mar in Melinka, Region of Aysen, who had their human rights of freedom of expression and access to information violated.

On World Food Day, AMARC calls on its members to help “break the cycle of rural poverty”

To mark this important day, the World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters (AMARC), through its Global Fund for community radio, calls on its members to assert their role as agent of social change through an active participation in this radio campaign on the topic of social protection and agriculture in order to initiate discussions in the communities, to share information and help "break the cycle of poverty."

Turn words into action involving women for lasting peace

OP ED FROM UN WOMEN FOR THE ANNIVERSARY OF RESOLUTION 1325- By Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, UN Under-Secretary-General and UN Women Executive Director
A comprehensive study prepared for the fifteenth anniversary of Security Council resolution 1325, a landmark resolution that recognized the role of gender equality and women’s leadership in international peace and security, makes the strongest case to date that gender equality improves our humanitarian assistance, strengthens the protection efforts of our peacekeepers, contributes to the conclusion of peace talks and the sustainability of peace agreements, and accelerates economic recovery after conflict.