Bangalore, India, May 14th, 2012. The Asia Pacific Board of the World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters (AMARC) is deeply concerned at the recent spectrum fee hike imposed by the Government of India. One of the milestones of the Community Radio Guidelines of 2006 was the creation of a distinct three tiered radio policy - public, private and community - based on the promise of inclusiveness and equity.
The seminar under the theme "A new law for community radio: the regulatory framework and the right to communicate" is organized by the World Association of Community Radio, and will take place in Arroio do Sal (RS) on May 12 and will count with the presence of a representative of the Inter-American Court of human Rights.
May 11th, 2012, Brussels. More than 30 representatives of the community radio sector gathered the 8th and 9th of May in Brussels in order to discuss and the radio digitalization switch over. All the most important national federations and associations, confederations of community radios at the European level attended the meeting.