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."
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.
The World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters (AMARC), with support from Oxfam, and in partnership with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Community Media Solutions (CMS ) and MedNet presents the International Seminar "Culture, identities and missions of civil society’s local media" on 28-29 September 2015 in Tunis, Tunisia. By bringing together experts and practioners, the meeting will pay special attention to the development of radio stations and community media in Tunisia and the statutes and their responsibilities under the law and the Constitution.