June 28, 2013, Kathmandu. The World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters (AMARC Asia Pacific) and the SAARC Information Centre (SIC) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to work jointly for the development of community broadcasting in South Asia. The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) alliance includes Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. The AMARC-SIC MOU is based on an earlier decision made by the SAARC Standing Committee to organise SAARC level consultations and capacity building workshops on an annual basis in partnership with AMARC Asia Pacific.
June 27, 2013, Kathmandu. The Regional Board of World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters - AMARC Asia Pacific is pleased to announce that the 3rd AMARC Asia Pacific Regional Conference and Assembly will be held in Seoul, Republic of Korea from 2-5 December 2013.
February 12, 2013, Suva. Community broadcasters and advocates have called for legislative reform and recommended that media policy formulation should involve CSOs and recognize community as a distinct sector especially with regard to licensing, fees and spectrum allocation.