Montreal, December 13, 2011. A delegation of community radio journalists of the World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters (AMARC) covered the activities and events of the 17th United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP-17) held in Durban, South Africa from November 28 to December 9, 2011. AMARC also participated as an observer NGO of the COP17 government debates.
Montreal, December 12th, 2011. From November 25th to December 10th 2011, the Women’s International Network of the World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters (AMARC-WIN) actively participated in the 16 days of activism against gender violence with an Internet broadcasted campaign to denounce all kinds of gender violence comprising radio shows from around the world. The audio documents and a lot of resources are available on www.amarc.org/16days
December 11, 2011, Bangkok, Thailand. First AMARC Asia Pacific Community Radio Training Forum for Enhancing Capacities of Community Broadcasters for Tackling Climate Change, Fighting Poverty, Promoting Human Rights, and Supporting Sustainable Development was inaugurated today.