AMARC Asia-Pacific is the regional autonomous chapter of the World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters (AMARC International). AMARC Asia-Pacific is constituted by the members of AMARC from countries in the Asia-Pacific region.
AMARC Asia-Pacific has sub-regional governance structure that consists of South Asia, South East Asia, the Pacific and East Asia.
AMARC Asia-Pacific aims to promote social justice and sustainable, democratic and participatory human development. In pursuit of its goal AMARC’s purpose is to amplify the voices of the excluded and marginalized through community media and new ICTs, to support popular access to communications, and to defend and promote the development of community radio.
The regional headquarter of AMARC Asia-Pacific is in Kathmandu, Nepal. It works in partnership with national, regional and international civil society organizations, inter-governmental agencies, donor organizations, and member stations.
Community radio can play a central role in the development and sustainability of resilient communities by facilitating communication and discussion within, between and beyond those communities.
Yogyakarta Community Radio Declaration
November 19, 2018
“Community radio is an important medium for communities to express their own issues and concerns in their own languages and in ways that is culturally appropriate for them.
Ram Nath Bhat, President AMARC Asia pacific.”
Ram Nath Bath
President AMARC Asia Pacific
“The Women’s International Network (AMARC-WIN) is a large assembly of women’s communicators working to ensure women’s right to communicate through and within the community radio movement.”
Women International Network - https://amarc-ap.org/win-ap/
“The fundamental purpose of AMARC Asia Pacific is to ensure freedom of expression and support community development through community radios.”
Regional Director, AMARC Asia Pacific
Community Radios Asia Pacific
Ensuring communication rights & sustainable development
0565 Communitities Radios
Asia Pacific Countries with Community radios
04 Regional Conference
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