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Swiss voters reject NoBillag

March 4, 2018. UNIKOM, the Union of non-commercial radios in Switzerland, has acknowledged with great relief the result of the national vote rejecting the NoBillag-initiative. UNIKOM remains committed to ensuring that minorities have platforms for communication and self-expression and that they are empowered to use such platforms.
“The vote is also a recognition of the work of thousands of volunteers… read more

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AMARC launches an international project for community radios productions

Montreal, September 21, 2015. More than 250 community radio practitioners met in Accra, Ghana, in August to participate in the 11th International Conference of the World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters (AMARC). This unique event has helped to address issues related to development, sustainability and growth of community radio in the world.

One of the strengths of AMARC is that it can… read more

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The new government of Saxonia (Germany) promises support for the saxonian community radios

By Michael Nicolai (Radio Corax) – After two months the new government of Christ Democrats and Social Democrats came to their coalition agreement. Through that the situation of the three community radios in Saxonia could improve. Because in the agreement it is written that “community media (non commercial radios) shall be getting more support. An amendment of the statutory basis will bring… read more

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State Funding 2,35 Million Euro for Danish Community Radio

Radio and TV Authority has granted DEK 17,5 Million (2,35 Million Euro) to 175 associations operating non-commercial local radio (community radio) for 2014. The maximum grant per association is DEK 105.365 (14.124 euro) and is based on rate per program hour of DEK 135,08 (18,11 euro).
In total the community sector will receive DEK 43,8 Million (5,87 Million euro)… read more

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