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AMARC Europe launches new website

We are happy to announce the launch of the new AMARC Europe website and to introduce you to some of the new features on the website. The main idea behind the relaunch of the website was to simplify and update the complete structure of the website and make it easier for you find the relevant content for you and access information from the… read more

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Grassroot project “We are on air”

The Grassroot Radio project is piloting solutions for community information platforms and media pluralism, working to lower the barriers to start and sustain a community radio station, create regional and European-wide networks of stations that can pool community-level resources, co-innovate collaborative media services and increase the impact of those stations through a combination of existing digital and nondigital technologies…. read more

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The role of Community Media in times of post-truth

AMARC Europe invited Damian Loreti (Board AMARC International) to reflect on this year\’s UNESCO Press Freedom Day topic: “Media for Democracy: Journalism and Elections in Times of Disinformation” In 2016 the Oxford Dictionary chose the term \”post-truth\” as the word of the year, in a context in which the incessant circulation of information mediated by social networks today has… read more

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Jordan: Empowering civil society through media

In the frame of the EU project ““Empowering civil society through media”, in which AMARC Europe is partner together with Community Media Network (Jordan), Community Media Solutions (UK) and Sisterhood is Global Institute (SIGI), the Secretary General of AMARC, Francesco Diasio, participated to the conference “Empowering civil society in Jordan through community media”, held in Amman the 18th and… read more

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SMART Trainers project provides train the trainers to use the online tool of SMART

SMART (Specific Methodologies And Resources for Radio Trainers) is addressed to radio trainers in community media and offers selected and valid training exercises and methods even to specific target groups to create radio trainings. It was about producing a training tool that would prevail over time, and no disappear at the end of the project. SMART on-line tool brings… read more

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WACC and AMARC sign a memorandum of understanding

 

Montreal, April 2, 2015. The World Association for Christian Communication (WACC) and the World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters (AMARC) have signed a memorandum affirming their shared understanding of communication that challenges injustice.

Through their worldwide networks jointly numbering some 6,000 members in over 130 countries, both organizations seek to empower people to voice their concerns in situations where political,… read more

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Goodbye, Sony

It is with dismay and sadness that AMARC announces to all its members and partners that our friend and colleague Sony Estéus passed away during the night of March 1 to March 2 in Port-au-Prince. Haitian, journalist and linguist, Sony was the general manager of Société d’animation en communication sociale (Saks) and a member of the Board of Directors of AMARC…. read more

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AMARC in Transition

Dear Friends and colleagues of AMARC Europe,
It has been a long time since our last communication and this letter to you is a form of apology and an explanation for that silence.
Some of you might know that AMARC International is experiencing a transformation. The former AMARC International general secretary, Marcelo Solersvicens left in September 2013. Due to… read more