The World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters (AMARC) joins UNESCO, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent and the World Health Organization in the fight against Zika virus. From March 21 to April 17, AMARC will mobilize community radio stations from its network in Zika-affected countries in Latin America and the Caribbean to help disseminate prevention and health-related information via an international radio campaign.
The World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters (AMARC) is calling on its partners and members to mobilize and maintain vigilance against those responsible for crimes against the leaders of the Lenca people in Honduras. Two weeks after the assassination of Berta Cáceres, another member of the Civic Council of Popular Organizations of Honduras (COPINH), Nelson Garcia, 39 year-old, was killed in Honduras when he was returning home in the municipality of Rio Lindo.
Montreal, March 15, 2016. As part of their continued partnership, the Office for Corporate Communication of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters (AMARC) join forces again this year to facilitate the production of 40 audio pieces by producers and community radio journalists.