MED NET – Civil Society and Media Development is a project co-funded by the European Commission and implemented by COSPE – Italy, AMARC Europe, Palestinian Youth Union (PYU) – Palestine, Egyptian Association for Community Participation Enhancement (EACPE) – Egypt, Association Liberté et Dévéloppement (ALD)- Tunisia and the network Chabaka in Morocco, starting on 15 June 2013 until 31 December 2015
The main objectives of the project are to support civil society to create an environment conducive to dialogue, human rights and democratic participation in the Mediterranean region and to strengthen CSOs and independent media at regional level in their role of people’s representation, information, lobbying and advocacy for democratic reforms and freedom of expression and association. The project will end in December 2015. AMARC Europe will be mainly working on the themes of training in community journalism, communication, political participation and representation for CSOs and independent media
Séminaire et journée d\’étude
“La régulation dans le Maghreb et le Mashrek: Les défis”
23 mars 2015, Tunis
Au-delà de leur simple définition de « médias », les radios associatives jouent un rôle déterminant dans le pluralisme médiatique, la diversité de la production journalistique, la création de nouveaux espaces publics et le développement local. Suite aux réformes médiatiques entreprises par certains… read more
Workshop to improve capacity and abilities of community radio journalists for better quality radio productions
Since the pro-democracy uprisings of the 90s ushered in the liberalization of the media landscape in Africa, Community radio has quickly moved to establish itself as a tool of choice for poor and marginalized communities to fight poverty in Africa. In Senegal URAC, an association of 73 community radios is bringing climate advisories to some 2million farmers… read more
This page will contain various audios programs created by Miriam Meda at the 4th World Forum of Free Media (FMML) (different languages, indicated in each audio).
You can also see the videos from World Social Forum TV
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LAST DAY WORLD SOCIAL FORUM 2015 – SATURDAY 29 MARCH
At least 4,000 mass-based movements and organisations and diversity of people from all over the… read more
Measuring the Impact and Ensuring the Sustainability of Community Radio Practices
What is the impact of community radio and are sustainable practices possible? Community media institutions, like community radio stations, provide locally-owned infrastructure for accessing media production and broadcasting. By community media, we mean non-profit, participatory media institutions that are largely volunteer-run and provide a service to a… read more
Palestine civil society is squeezed between all kinds of dichotomies: Israeli occupation and the lack of a truly Palestinian State; Fatah and Hamas; trust and resignation..
Despite the good wills and a vibrant non profit sector, the dialogue between organizations and Palestinian Authority Institutions is almost non existent. Moreover, the limited amount of financial resources and the difficulties related… read more
The new project involving AMARC Europe, MED NET – Civil Society and Media Development, met in Tunis the 28 and 29 October 2013 for its first Regional Seminar.
The project is mainly funded by the European Union and is implemented by COSPE Italy – AMARC Europe, Palestinian Youth Union (PYU) – Palestine, Egyptian Association for Community Participation Enhancement (EACPE) –… read more