World Radio Day

“The voice of civilian Syria” speaks out for World Radio Day

Daily broadcasts from a network based in Paris known as Radio Rozana provide Syrian civilians with a vital voice they can trust at home, and abroad.

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Not listening “can harm you”: vital role for radio in South Sudan

You can do yourself harm in South Sudan, if you fail to tune in to local radio.

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Radio “educates, informs, motivates” in Bangladesh rural communities

Radio has been “informing, educating and motivating” rural communities in Bangladesh for years, according to the head of a network of local stations.

Bazlur Rahman is the Chief Executive of Bangladesh NGOs Network for Radio and Communication.

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“The sky’s the limit” for Europe’s Radio Refugee Network

A radio network dedicated to serving the needs of refugees in Europe is expanding fast throughout the continent, and "the sky's the limit."

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UN and Africa: focus on South Sudan, FGM and Burundi journalists

Efforts underway to provide isolated South Sudanese with food

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Radio and “blue helmets” vital for UN peacekeeping says veteran chief

In countries where a disaster is unfolding or a conflict is in full swing, radio makes a big difference, says the veteran in charge of UN Radio’s French Unit.

Jérôme Longué  has witnessed many crises in the course of his 18-year career.

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Tuning into the role of rural radio in agriculture and development

Rural communities in Africa which may be largely cut off from access to information on agriculture and development are using radio to fill what’s been described as the “information gap.”

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Gender equality promoted on UN’s World Radio Day

Radio broadcasting is being promoted as a key way to furthergender equality and women’s empowerment around the world.

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Gender disparities apparent in radio broadcasting: UNESCO

There is still a lot of work that needs to be done to promote equality between men and women involved in the radio broadcasting industry.

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