Welcome to the AMARC website
Through service to members, networking and project implementation, the World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters AMARC, brings together a network of more than 4,000 community radios, Federations and community media stakeholders in more than 115 countries. The main global impact of AMARC since its creation in 1983, has been to accompany and support the establishment of a world wide community radio sector that has democratized the media sector. AMARC advocates for the right to communicate at the international, national, local and neighbourhood levels and defends and promotes the interests of the community radio movement through solidarity, networking and Cooperation.
AMARC Africa Capacity Building Conference: “ Enhancing the Impact of Community Broadcasting in Africa ”
AMARC Meedle East and North Africa Conference: “ Community Media and the Arab Spring ”
WORLD WATER DAY
News and Press Releases
Dakar, January 27, 2011. More than sixty Community radio stakeholders from 20 African countries from Eastern, Western, Central and Southern Africa, gathered in Dakar, Senegal, in the CESTI, on 24 -26 January, 2012, for the first AMARC Africa Capacity Building Conference “Enhancing the Impact of Community Radio Broadcasting in Africa.
January 17, 2012. The Middle East and North Africa Community Media Working Group, the World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters (AMARC) the Community Media Network (CMN) in partnership with International Media Support (IMS), Oxfam Novib and EED SIDA, among others, organize the first international conference on Community Media and the Arab Spring, to be held in Hotel Majestic, Tunis, March 9-10, 2012. For registration and further information please visit here or contact AMARC at firstname.lastname@example.org
Dakar, December 23, 2011. AMARC Africa will be holding its first Capacity Building Conference “Enhancing the Impact of Community Radio Broadcasting in Africa in Dakar, Senegal, on 24 -26 January, 2012. The capacity building and networking event will be an opportunity for more than 70 community radio broadcasters and practitioners from Eastern, Western, Central and Southern Africa, along with partners and scholars, to evaluate the effectiveness of community radios engaged in current projects on water & sanitation, HIV-AIDS, women participation in radio, civil society and good governance in Africa, to share knowledge and to define common strategies to increase the social impact of community broadcasting.
treal, 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. For information on AMARC position on climate change and coverage of the COP-17, please visit our COP17 page: http://www.amarc.org/index.php?p=AMARC_cop17_EN
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