Voices for Change and Peace: Taking Stock of Community Radio in South Asia

When, local time: 
Thursday, 17 January 2013 - 9:30am to Friday, 18 January 2013 - 5:30pm
India, New Delhi
Type of Event: 
Category 7-Seminar and Workshop
Iskra Panevska (i.panevska@unesco.org)

Held in cooperation with World Association of Community Radio Braodcasters (AMARC) and the UNESCO Chair on Community Media, this seminar will take stock of South Asian experiences with community radio, including the strong potential of the medium for social change and promotion of peace in the region. It will target community broadcasting leaders of South Asia along with representatives of national associations, government representatives and strategic partners of community radio sector in South Asia.
The event will focus on planning a few achievable actions that community radios of South Asia can work on jointly or in coordination related to but not only cross border issues, exchange and learning visits, advocacy for legislative reform at the SAARC level, and other pertinent matters of common concern to the community radio sector in the sub-region.