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.
January 20, 2013, Kathmandu. Community broadcasters and community media advocates of South Asia have called for legislative reform and equitable distribution of spectrum for the growth of community radio along with frequency reservation for community radios in the sub-region. These and other recommendations were articulated at the South Asian Seminar on Community Broadcasting - Voices for Change and Peace: Taking Stock of Community Radio in South Asia, held from 17-18 January 2013 in New Delhi, India.
December 19, 2012, Kathmandu. The first Pacific Community Radio Roundtable convened by AMARC will coincide with the FemLINKPACIFIC’s Annual Young Women’s Media and Advocacy Skills Training Programme. The Pacific Community Radio Round Table will be held from February 10-11, 2013 to be succeeded by a capacity building workshop for community radio broadcasters of the Pacific Region to be held from February 13-14, 2013. Both events will be organized in collaboration with the WACC Pacific regional committee and held in Suva, Fiji Islands.