Dakar, August 8th, 2012. The National Forum of Community Radio Broadcasters of Mozambique (FORCOM) is organizing in collaboration with the World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters in Africa (AMARC Africa) an international conference on the theme: “Critical Reflections on Community Radios and Access to Information in Southern Africa”, from October 9 to 11, 2012, in Maputo, Mozambique.
Montreal, August 6, 2012. The World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters (AMARC) welcomes the International day of the World Indigenous Peoples, which is held every August 9th, with an international broadcast campaign. The theme of 2012, set by the General Assembly of the United Nations within the framework of the Decade for action and dignity, is : "Indigenous media: empowering the indigenous voices". To listen to our broadcast campaign, please visit our podcast webpage.
July 31, 2012, Bangalore. Even as the Asia-Pacific Board of the World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters (AMARC) welcomes recent reports from the Indian media indicating the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology’s (MOCIT) decision to “waive” the spectrum fee hike for community radio stations in the country, it hopes that the Government will consider a roll back of the entire amount.