Kathmandu, June 6th 2012. Nepal’s deadline for writing a new constitution expired on May 29, 2102 without promulgating a constitution. The constitution assembly as well as parliament are dissolved and new elections declared. Ensuing political confusion has increased concerns for freedom of expression.
Montreal, May 25th, 2012. The World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters (AMARC) salutes the nomination of Ms. Sharon Bhagwan Rolls as a member of the Global Civil Society Advisory Group of UN Women. She is the founder and executive director of FemLINKPACIFIC, a women’s community media NGO located in Fiji, and vice-president of AMARC Pacific sub-region. For more information on UN Women, click here.
Montreal, May 24th, 2012. Radio Summit will be on the Web and broadcast, live, during the Peoples' Summit, an event parallel to Rio+20, straight from Flamengo's Park in Rio de Janeiro. The stream will be transmitted by radio stations worldwide. The event takes place between 15 and 23 June 2012.