kanchan k. malikDr. Kanchan K. Malik, Associate Professor will attend AMARC 11-the 11th world conference of the World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters is taking place in Accra, Ghana between August 10 and 14, 2015 in partnership with the Ghana Community Radio Network (GCRN).

The AMARC 11 conference will include, among other issues, sharing of good practice in community media; advocacy to improve media policies; laws and regulations; joint action through community media for social justice; gender equity and a sustainable planet; knowledge sharing on the use of new communication tools and technologies; strategies to empower and support communities faced with conflict, emergency and disaster.

Dr. Kanchan will present a paper ‘Self- Assessment for Socio-cultural Sustainability: Community Radio Continuous Improvement Toolkit‘ at the conference.

AMARC 11 – an open and participatory event – will bring together more than 300 community broadcasters and stakeholders from over 100 countries in all regions of the world. It will be a place to reflect on the growth of community media worldwide and to respond, through international solidarity, to the challenges that we continue to face in creating new forms of popular communication.