Santiago de Chile, June 22, 2012. The World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters (AMARC) is deeply concerned by the political trial initiated against the constitutional president of the Republic of Paraguay, Fernando Lugo. With this snap measure of dubious constitutionality and close to a putsch, the process is expected to advance in a record time and may put an end to the mandate received from the Paraguayan people in fair elections.
Montreal, June 19th, 2012. The World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters (AMARC) is covering via the Internet and through its world network of community radios the governments’ discussions regarding challenges to sustainable development, including on biodiversity and climate change, at the 20th anniversary Earth Summit, entitled Rio+20, which will held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, June 20th–22nd, 2012. For further information, visit http://www.uncsd2012.org/.
Brussels, June 15th, 2012. On May 31st, AMARC Europe participated to the 35th EPRA (European Platform of Regulatory Authorities) meeting, which took place in Portorož, Slovenia, on the invitation of the Post and Electronic Communication Agency of the Republic of Slovenia (APEK). A special focus has been devoted to the working group about “Local and Community Media” coordinated by Bernard Dubuisson from the Belgian CSA.