Association mondiale des radiodiffuseurs communautaires (AMARC)

World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters
Asociación Mundial de Radios Comunitarias

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Contact Details

URL: http://www.amarc.org/

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Founded

1983 Montréal Canada

History

Founded 1983, Montréal QC (Canada). Also referred to as World Association of Community Radios -- Association mondiale des radios communautaires; World Association of Community Broadcasters -- Association mondiale des radiodiffuseurs communautaires; Assemblée mondiale des artisans de la radio communautaire; Assemblée mondiale des radiodiffuseurs communautaires.

Aims

Support and contribute to the development of participatory radio along the principles of solidarity and international cooperation; develop and further a general understanding of the concept and role of community radio; promote use of community radio as a viable alternative model for communication; promote use of community radio as a tool for development, peace, justice and solidarity; promote and facilitate cooperation and information exchange between community radio broadcasters; defend community radio broadcasters who are threatened by political developments; contribute to the democratization of communication that meets the needs and demands of communities, in the pursuit of a new world information balance.

Events

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Activities

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Structure

General Assembly (at least every 4 years). International Board of Directors (meets annually) including representatives from each continent; Executive Committee. Regional Sections; Action Committees. Includes: Women's International Network.

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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and InfrastructureGOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities

UIA Org ID

XF0332

Last News

2018

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