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Topic for World Radio Day 2020 announced

The UNESCO has announced this year\’s topic for the World Radio Day: Diversity. \”Radio is a powerful medium for celebrating humanity in all its diversity and constitutes a platform for democratic discourse. At the global level, radio remains the most widely consumed medium. This unique ability to reach out the widest audience means radio can shape a society’s experience of… read more

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World Radio Day 2019. Dialogue, Tolerance & Peace

On the occasion, the World Radio Day (WRD), the World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters (AMARC) joins all its colleagues and partners in the Radio world, reaffirming the crucial role of the community broadcasting sector. Freedom of communication and expression are always critical in many Regions of the World. While engaging for dialogue, tolerance and peace, community radios are still and too often endangered by the… read more

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On World Radio Day, AMARC reaffirms the vital role of community radio

Montreal, February 11, 2016. On February 13, the world gets together to celebrate the fifth edition of World Radio Day (WRD). On this occasion, the World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters (AMARC) reaffirms the vital role of community radio.

 

In times of emergency and disaster, radio has demonstrated to be a fast an effective tool to reach a vast number… read more

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UNESCO World Radio Day – 13th February

UNESCO World Radio Day was celebrated very successfully in the offices of Raidió Fáilte, the Belfast based Irish language radio station. The Minister of Culture Arts and Leisure from the Parliament in the north of Ireland, Carál Ní Chuilín opened the day with a speech to almost 100 guests in the Raidio Fáilte offices including 60 senior students from… read more

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The World Radio Day 2015 is coming!

13 February is World Radio Day — a day to celebrate radio as a medium; to improve international cooperation between broadcasters; and to encourage major networks and community radio alike to promote access to information, and free, independent and pluralistic media.

UNESCO prepares to celebrate the fourth edition of World Radio Day, to be held on February 13, 2015. The… read more