The Glob­al Plat­form for Dis­as­ter Risk Reduc­tion is a bien­ni­al mul­ti-stake­hold­er forum estab­lished by the UN Gen­er­al Assem­bly to review progress, share knowl­edge and dis­cuss the lat­est devel­op­ments and trends in reduc­ing dis­as­ter risk. The sixth ses­sion of the Glob­al Plat­form for Dis­as­ter Risk Reduc­tion (GP2019)...

Last week, Grass­roots Radio has been pre­sent­ed at the Ethno­gra­phies of Col­lab­o­ra­tive Economi(es) Con­fer­ence, which took place in Edin­burgh (UK) on Octo­ber 25, 2019. Mari­acristi­na Scian­nam­blo (AMARC Europe) dis­cussed the paper titled “Co-design­ing col­lab­o­ra­tive care work through ethnog­ra­phy”, co-authored with Rober­to Cib­in (M-ITI), Petra Žišt (M-ITI),...

On Thurs­day 5th and Fri­day 6th of Sep­tem­ber 2019, the Grass­roots Radio con­sor­tium cel­e­brat­ed the third gen­er­al assem­bly of the project, host­ed in the friend­ly build­ing of 11.11.11. – the coali­tion of NGOs, unions, move­ments and var­i­ous sol­i­dar­i­ty groups in Flan­ders (Dutch speak­ing North­ern part...

Today we cel­e­brate the World Press Free­dom Day 2019, whose top­ic is “Media for Democ­ra­cy: Jour­nal­ism and Elec­tions in Times of Dis­in­for­ma­tion”. For the occa­sion, AMARC Europe – part­ner of the Grass­roots Radio project – invit­ed Dami­an Loreti (Board AMARC Inter­na­tion­al) to reflect on this year’s...

Tech­no­log­i­cal changes, high con­nec­tiv­i­ty, and par­tic­i­pa­tion all fits in a buck­et For the first time in Roma­nia, two com­mu­ni­ty radio sta­tion licens­es have been issued in the frame­work of the Euro­pean project Grass­root Wave­lengths. The new high-tech FM sta­tions will broad­cast in, engage with, and serve...