Published on March 12, 2014
Seoul Community Radio Declaration World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters – Asia Pacific, Seoul, Republic of Korea, Decemebr 5, 2013 KwgDwbwU †iwWI msµvšÍ wmDj †NvlYvcÎ Iqvì© G‡mvwm‡qkb Ae KwgDwbwU †iwWI eªWKv÷vim (GgvK©) Gwkqv c¨vwmwdK, wmDj MYcÖRvZš¿x †Kvwiqv| wW‡m¤^i 05, 2013| Community radio stations, national associations, community radio production groups, communication associations, aspirant community radio groups and community radio and communication rights supporters from the Asia Pacific region gathered at the 3rd World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters, Asia Pacific Regional Assembly in Seoul, Republic of Korea, during December, 2013. Gwkqv c¨vwmwdK AÂj †_‡K KwgDwbwU †iwWI †÷kb, KwgDwbwU †iwWI †cÖvWvKkb MÖæc, KwgDwbwU †iwWI G‡mvwm‡qkb, Gwkqv c¨vwmwdK AÂ‡ji AvMÖnx KwgDwbwU †iwWI MÖæc Ges KwgDwbwU †iwWI I †hvMv‡hvM AwaKvi iÿvq †mv”Pvi mg_©KMY MZ wW‡m¤^‡i (2013) MYcÖRvZš¿x †Kvwiqvi ivRavbx wmD‡j AbywôZ Z…Zxq w` Iqvì© G‡mvwm‡qkb Ae KwgDwbwU †iwWI eªWKv÷vim (&GgvK©)-Gi Gwkqv c¨vwmwdK- Gi AvÂwjK mgv‡e‡k GKwÎZ n‡qwQ‡jb| We are communicators, broadcasters, journalists, activists, artists, communication scholars and researchers. We come from East Asia, South Asia, South East Asia and the Pacific. We gathered together with our different cultural and political identities; with gender and generation differences; with our participation in diverse organisations and social movements; with multiple experiences and memories. Avgiv nw”Q †hvMv‡hvM I m¤úªPviKg©x ,mvsevw`K , wkíx , †hvMv‡hvMwe‡klÁ I M‡elK| Avgiv G‡mwQ c~e© I `wÿY Gwkqv, `wÿYc~e© Gwkqv Ges Gkxq cÖkvšÍ gnvmvMixq AÂj †_‡K| Avgiv mevB GKwÎZ n‡qwQ Avgv‡`i wfbœ ms¯‹…wZ I ivR‰bwZK cwiP‡q| Avgv‡`i g‡a¨ i‡q‡Q cÖRb¥ I †RÛvi cv_©K¨| i‡q‡Q wfbœ wfbœ cÖwZôvb I mvgvwRK Av‡›`vj‡b AskMÖn‡Yi eûgvwÎK AwfÁZv I ¯§„wZ | Reaffirming that the right to information and freedom of expression is fundamental in ensuring other rights and freedoms enshrined in international human rights instruments; Avgiv `„pfv‡e wbwðZ KiwQ †h, AvšÍRv©wZK gvbevwaKvi DcKi‡Y wea„Z Ab¨vb¨ AwaKvi I ¯^vaxbZvi welq¸‡jv wbwðZKi‡Y Z_¨ AwaKvi I gZcÖKv‡ki ¯^vaxbZv LyeB ¸iæZ¡c~Y© | Recalling Article 19 of the “Universal Declaration of Human Rights”, which states "Everyone has the right to freedom of opinion and expression; this right includes freedom to hold opinions without interference and to seek, receive and impart information and ideas through any media, and regardless of frontiers."
Avgiv c~Ye¨©³ KiwQ ÔÔgvbevwaKv‡ii AvšÍR©vwZK †NvlYvÓ-Gi 19 bs Aby‡”Q` †hLv‡b ejv n‡q‡Q ÔÔcÖ‡Z¨‡Ki Av‡Q cÖKv‡ki AwaKvi|ÕÕ GB AwaKv‡ii AvIZvq i‡q‡Q †Kv‡bviKg e¨vNvZ bv NwU‡q gZvgZ msiÿY Ges mxgvbv wbwe©‡k‡l †h‡Kv‡bv gva¨g †_‡K Z_¨ I fvebv mÜvb, AvniY I wewbg‡qi ¯^vaxbZv| We reaffirm that everyone has a right to life, with dignity. All people have the undeniable right to be informed about decisions affecting every aspect of their lives including quality of life, as articulated in the United Nations conventions on human rights. Avgiv `„pfv‡e Rvbvw”Q, cÖ‡Z¨‡Ki m¤§vbRbKfv‡e †eu‡P _vKvi AwaKvi i‡q‡Q| Avi gvby‡li GB m¤§vbRbKfv‡e †eu‡P _vKvi AwaKvi‡K cÖfvweZ Ki‡Z cv‡I, Ggb †h‡Kv‡bv wm×všÍ m¤ú‡K© Rvbvi Ab¯^xKvh© AwaKvi gvby‡li i‡q‡Q; hv gvbevwaKvi welqK RvwZmsN Kb‡fbk‡bI ewY©Z i‡q‡Q| With reference to the 2005 “United Nations Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions” which celebrates "... the importance of cultural diversity for the full realisation of human rights and fundamental freedoms proclaimed in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and other universally recognised instruments" 2005 mv‡j mvs¯‹…wZK cÖKv‡ki ˆewPÎ¨ I weKvk mva‡b Aby‡gvw`Z RvwZmsN Kb‡fbk‡bi welqwU GLv‡b ¯§Z©e¨, †hLv‡b gvbevwaKv‡ii mve©Rbxb †NvlYv I Ab¨vb¨ wek¦Rbxb †NvlYvc‡Î gvbevwaKvi I †gŠwjK ¯^vaxbZvi c~Y©v½ ev¯Íevq‡b mvs¯‹…wZK ˆewP‡Î¨i welqwU‡K ¸iæZ¡ †`qv n‡q‡Q| We reaffirm that freedom of thought, expression, and information, as well as diversity of the media enable cultural expressions to flourish within societies. Avgiv `„pfv‡e D‡jøL KiwQ, gy³wPšÍvi cÖKvk, Aeva Z_¨ cÖevn Ges †mB m‡½ MYgva¨‡gi ˆewPÎ¨ mgv‡Ri Af¨šÍ‡i mvs¯‹…wZK cÖKvk‡K DrmvwnZ K‡i| We acknowledge the diversity of opportunities and challenges that confront community radios and communications practitioners across the region. AÂj wbwe©‡k‡l KwgDwbwU †iwWI I †hvMv‡hvM Kg©xMY †h mKj ˆewPÎ¨gq my‡hvM I P¨v‡j‡Äi gy‡LvgywL n‡q _v‡Kb, †m¸‡jv‡K Avgiv ¯^xKvi KiwQ | We take note that the enabling regulatory structures within some countries do not yet fully recognise community radio as a legitimate third tier of broadcasting. Avgiv GI jÿ¨ Kwi †h, GL‡bv A‡bK †`k hyw³m½Z wbqš¿Y KvVv‡gvi g‡a¨ KwgDwbwU †iwWI‡K GKwU ˆea Z…Zxq weKí MYgva¨g wn‡m‡e ¯^xK…wZ †`qwb| We regret that in some countries radio practitioners and journalists are persecuted by the state or are not offered the protection or justice of the state where perpetrators of violence against radio practitioners and journalists are identified. Avgiv `yt‡Li m‡½ ejwQ †h, A‡bK †iwWI †ckvRxex I mvsevw`K iv‡óªi Øviv wbhv©Z‡bi wkKvi nb A_ev AvµgYKvix‡`i kbv³ Kivi ciI †iwWI †ckvRxex I mvsevw`K‡`i †Kv‡bv ivóªxq myiÿv †`qv nq bv ev Zv‡`i cÖwZ †Kv‡bv mywePvi Kiv nq bv|
We bear in mind that wealth and resources are not equally and equitably distributed among nations within our region. Avgiv avibv Kwi †h, Avgv‡`i AÂ‡ji †`k¸‡jv‡Z ab I m¤ú‡`i mgeÈb wbwðZ nqwb| We are mindful that natural and human-induced climate change has a disproportional impact among our members’ nations and is emerging as a great challenge. Avgiv GI g‡b Kwi †h, Avgv‡`i m`m¨ ivóª¸‡jvi Ici cÖvK…wZK I gbyl¨ m„ó Rjevqy cwieZ©‡bi Amg cÖfve c‡o‡Q, hv eo GKwU P¨v‡jÄ n‡q †`Lv w`‡”Q| We are aware that natural and human induced disasters negatively impact the social, economic and political structures of our members’ nations. Avgiv G wel‡q m‡PZb †h, cÖvK…wZK I gbyl¨ m„ó `y‡h©vMmg~n Avgv‡`i m`m¨ ivóª¸‡jvi mvgvwRK, A_©‰bwZK Ges ivR‰bwZK KvVv‡gvi Ici †bwZevPK cÖfve †dj‡Q| We are highly concerned with the unavailability of equal rights for all citizens in some of our members’ countries. Avgiv we‡klfv‡e DwØMœ †h, Avgv‡`i KwZcq m`m¨ iv‡óªi RbMY mgAwaKvi †_‡K ewÂZ| We consider that in some members’ countries indigenous peoples are marginalised and denied access to basic human rights and in some members’ countries women, people of diverse sexual orientation and gender identity, the differently abled, Dalit communities, migrants, and religious and ethnic minorities are marginalised and denied basic human rights. Avgiv we‡ePbvq AvbwQ †h, †Kv‡bv †Kv‡bv m`m¨ iv‡óªi ¯’vbxq RbMY cÖvwšÍK I D‡cwÿZ Ges †gŠwjK AwaKviewÂZ| Avevi †Kv‡bv †Kv‡bv m`m¨ †`‡ki bvix, wfbœ †RÛvif~³, cÖwZeÜx, `wjZ m¤úª`vq, Awfevmx, msLvjNy I b„-Rb‡Mvôxi RbMY †gŠwjK AwaKvi †_‡K ewÂZ| We bear in mind that some member countries do not fully recognise the welfare and rights of children, to whom basic human rights apply. Avgv‡`i we‡ePbvq i‡q‡Q †h, †Kv‡bv †Kv‡bv m`m¨ ivóª wkï‡`i Kj¨vY I †gŠwjK AwaKvi¸‡jv ¯^xK…wZ †`q bv, hv‡`i ‡ †ÿ‡Î †gŠwjK gvbevwaKvi cÖ‡hvR¨| We acknowledge that in some members’ countries conflict is ongoing and where it is not the post-conflict social, political and economic situation is difficult. Avgiv †`L‡Z cvB †h, †Kv‡bv †Kv‡bv iv‡óªi Af¨šÍ‡i msNl© Pjgvb Ges †Kv‡bv †Kv‡bv iv‡óª msNl©cieZx© mvgvwRK, ivR‰bwZK Ges A_©‰bwZK †ÿ‡Î RwUj cwiw¯’wZ weivRgvb| In acknowledging these fundamental issues that impact all human beings, we recognise that community radio has an important role to play in addressing our above-mentioned concerns. Gme †gŠwjK Bmy¨ hv mKj RbMY‡K cÖfvweZ K‡I, †m¸‡jv we‡ePbvq wb‡q Avgiv jÿ¨ Kwi †h, Dc‡i DwjøwLZ welq¸‡jv‡K mvg‡b wb‡q Avm‡Z KwgDwbwU †iwWI ¸iæZ¡c~Y© f~wgKv cvjb Ki‡Z cv‡i|
We recognise and firmly believe that our strength lies within our diversity. Avgiv `„pfv‡e wek¦vm Kwi †h, Avgv‡`i kw³ wbwnZ i‡q‡Q Avgv‡`i ˆewPÎ¨ I wfbœZvq| We recognise that equitable access to spectrum is central to the implementation and development of community radio. Avgiv GI ¯^xKvi Kwi †h, KwgDwbwU †iwWIi ev¯Íevqb I Dbœq‡bi †K›`ªwe›`y‡Z i‡q‡Q †eZvi Zi‡½ mK‡ji mgvb cÖ‡ekvwaKv‡ii my‡hvM| We recognise that dangers exist where radio practitioners and journalists seek to speak truth to power. Avgiv jÿ¨ Kwi †h, †iwWI Kgx© I mvsevw`Kiv ÿgZvmxb‡`i mZ¨ cÖKv‡k hLwb D‡`¨vMx nq, †mLv‡bB †`Lv †`q wech©q | We recognise that different subregions have varying levels of resources – knowledge, financial, and human – which must be shared as appropriate whenever possible to promote the establishment, development and sustainability of community radio. wewfbœ AÂ‡ji i‡q‡Q wfbœ wfbœ GjvKvwfwËK Ávb, A_© I gvbweK m¤ú`, hv Aek¨B mwVKfv‡e eÈb Ki‡Z n‡e, hv‡Z †iwWIi ¯’vcb, Dbœqb I †UKmBKi‡Yi Rb¨ my‡hvM m„wó nq| We recognise that community radio has an important role to play in raising awareness in communities about the value of conservation of their natural resources in mitigating the effects of climate change. cÖvK…wZK m¤ú` msiÿ‡Yi gva¨‡g Rjevqy cwieZ©‡bi cÖfve Kwg‡q Avbvi ¸iæZ¡ m¤ú‡K© RbM‡Yi m‡PZbZv e„w×i †ÿ‡Î KwgDwbwU †iwWI ¸iæZ¡c~Y© f~wgKv cvjb Ki‡Z cv‡i| We recognise that community radio has an important role to play in planning for, the management of and participation in disaster risk reduction and post disaster reconstruction efforts prior to, during and following the effects of natural and human induced climate change and natural and human induced disasters. Avgiv ¯^xKvi Kwi †h, cÖvK…wZK I gbyl¨m„ó `y‡h©vM I Rjevqy cwieZ©‡bi cÖ¯‘wZ, `y‡h©vMKvjxb I cybev©m‡bi wewfbœ ch©v‡qi cwiKíbv, e¨e¯’vcbv I AskMÖn‡Yi †ÿ‡Î KwgDwbwU †iwWI ¸iæZ¡c~Y© f~wgKv cvjb Ki‡Z cv‡i | We recognise that community radio is an important tool in breaking down social barriers and stereotypes that marginalise or exclude people based on their gender, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation and gender identity, class, caste, religious beliefs or disability. Avgiv g‡b Kwi †h, †h mKj mvgvwRK evav I mbvZbx g~j¨‡eva, ag©, †kÖYx, eY©, wj½, †hŠbcwiPq, †MvÎ, †RÛvi, cÖwZewÜZv I b„-ZvwË¡K cwiP‡qi wfwË gvbyl‡K cÖvšÍmxgvq †V‡j †`q, †m¸‡jv‡K wQbœ Kivi †ÿ‡Î KwgDwbwU †iwWI GKwU ¸iyZ¡c~Y© DcKiY wn‡m‡e Kv‡R Avm‡Z cv‡i| We recognise that community radio has an important role to play in peace building and reconciliation in post-conflict areas. hy×cieZx© AÂj¸‡jv‡Z kvwšÍ ¯’vcb I msNvZ wbim‡b KwgDwbwU †iwWI Kvh©Ki f~wgKv cvjb Ki‡Z cv‡i|
We agree that as a region we need to build linkages with other like-minded organisations, non- governmental organisations, civil society organisations, donor organisations, and other bodies to progress the work of community radio within the Asia Pacific region. G wel‡q Avgiv mK‡j GKgZ †h, GKB AÂjf~³ wn‡m‡e Gkxq cÖkvšÍ gnvmvMixq AÂ‡j KwgDwbwU †iwWI wb‡q KvR Ki‡Q Ggb mggbv cÖwZôvb, †emiKvwi cÖwZôvb, `vZv‡Mvôx, mykxj mgvR Ges Ab¨b¨ A½ msMVb¸‡jvi g‡a¨ GKwU ms‡hvM ¯’vc‡bi cÖ‡qvRb i‡q‡Q | Taking into account our recognition of the valuable role of community radio and being aware of the important role community radio can play in furthering human development and the expression of and support for human rights, we the participants of the 3rd Regional Assembly of the World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters, Asia Pacific, hereby: KwgDwbwU †iwWIi ¸iyZ¡c~Y© f~wgKv m¤ú‡K© Avgv‡`i HKgZ¨ Ges gvbweK Dbœqb I gvbevwaKv‡ii cÖKvk I mg_©‡b KwgDwbwU †iwWI †h ¸iæZ¡c~Y© f~wgKv cvjb Ki‡Z cv‡I, †m wel‡q m‡PZb †_‡K Avgiv Iqv©ì G‡mvwm‡qkb Ae KwgDwbwU †iwWI eªWKv÷vi, Gwkqv c¨vwmwd‡Ki Z…Zxq AvÂwjK m‡¤§j‡b AskMÖnYKvixiv : Call upon the governments of the countries of the region to recognise community media as a third tier of broadcasting and to incorporate community media in planning, policy, regulatory and legislative measures. GB AÂ‡ji mKj †`‡ki miKvi‡K KwgDwbwU †iwWI‡K Z…Zxq avivi m¤úªPvi MYgva¨g wn‡m‡e ¯^xK…wZ †`qvi Rb¨ Ges miKv‡ii cwiKíbv, bxwZ, AvBb wbqš¿YKvix mvsweavwbK welq¸‡jv‡Z KwgDwbwU wgwWqv‡K AšÍ©fy³ Kivi AvnŸvb RvbvB| Urge the governments of the countries of the region to bring specific legislative provisions safeguarding the community radios in line with the principles of community broadcasting outlined in the 2010 AMARC “40 Principles of Guaranteeing Diversity and Pluralism in Broadcasting in Audiovisual Communication Services”. GZ`Â‡ji miKvi¸‡jv‡K KwgDwbwU †iwWIÕi iÿvKeP wn‡m‡e GgbwK 2010 GgvK©-G M„nxZ ÒAwWI wfRy¨qvj KwgDwb‡Kkb mvwf©‡mÓ m¤úªPv‡ii ˆewPÎ¨ I eûgywLZv wbwðZKi‡Y Ò40 bxwZgvjviÓ Av‡jv‡K AvBb cÖYq‡bi Aby‡iva RvbvB| Resolve to continue to participate in the promotion of equitable access to the airwaves for community broadcasters. KwgDwbwU m¤úªPviKvix‡`i †eZvi Zi‡½ mgAskMÖn‡Yi my‡hvM m¤úªmvi‡Yi D‡`¨vM Ae¨vnZ ivLvi AvnŸvb RvbvB| Resolve to develop policy and strategic initiatives to engage with regulators and governing authorities with the purpose of ensuring that community radio has equitable access to digital spectrum and other emerging broadcast technologies. KwgDwbwU †iwWIÕi wWwRUvj †¯úKUªvg Ges Ab¨vb¨ m¤úªPvi Dc‡hvMx bZzb KvwiMwi welq¸‡jv wbwðZ Kivi j‡ÿ¨ AvBb cÖ‡YZv I `vwqZ¡cÖvß miKvwi KZ…©c‡ÿi AvBb cÖYqb I †KŠkjMZ D‡`¨vM cÖYq‡b wb‡R‡`i hy³ Kivi `vwe RvbvB|
Continue to oppose violence against journalists and media practitioners and to resist legislative measures that would dilute the right to free and open reporting on matters of community interest or concern. mvsevw`K I MYgva¨gKg©x‡`i Ici mswnmZv Ges Rb¯^v_© mswkøó, gy³ I ¯^vaxb wi‡cvwU©s‡K evavMÖ¯Í K‡i Ggb †h †Kv‡bv AvBwb e¨e¯’vi weiæ‡× cÖwZev` Ae¨vnZ ivLvi AvnŸvb RvbvB| Resolve to develop mechanisms to facilitate the sharing of resources for the enablement of community radio through the strengthening of institutional networks between donors, non governmental organisations, civil society organisations, inter-governmental bodies and community radio associations. cvi¯úwiK m¤ú` Av`vb cÖ`v‡bi gva¨‡g KwgDwbwUi †iwWIÕi mÿgZv e„w×i Rb¨ `vZv ms¯’v, †emiKvwi cÖwZôvb, mykxj mgvR, AvšÍtmiKvwi ms¯’v Ges KwgDwbwU †iwWI G‡mvwm‡qk‡bi g‡a¨ kw³kvjx †bUIqvK© M‡o †Zvjvi `vwe RvbvB| Resolve to work cooperatively to lobby governments for adequate funding to protect, support, promote and subsidise community radio infrastructure and operations. KwgDwbwUi †iwWIi Af¨šÍixY KvVv‡gv I Kvh©µg‡K Avw_©Kfv‡e mnvqZv I mn‡hvwMZv Ges fZz©wK cÖ`vb Kivi Rb¨ miKv‡ii mv‡_ †hŠ_fv‡e jwe Kivi AvnŸvb RvbvB| Resolve to strengthen capacity among community radios to develop independent funding initiatives and develop relationships with sponsors and donors. KwgDwbwUi †iwWI‡K ¯^Zš¿fv‡e Avw_©K D‡`¨vM MÖnY Ges ¯úÝi I `vZv ms¯’vi m‡½ m¤ú‡Kv©bœq‡bi Rb¨ Zv‡`i mÿgZv e„w× Kivi `vwe RvbvB| Resolve to develop strategies, programs and training opportunities for community radio stations to be better equipped to participate in disaster planning, mitigation, response and recovery. `y‡hv©M e¨e¯’vcbvi cwiKíbv cÖbqY, cÖkgb, Riæwi cwiw¯’wZ †gvKv‡ejv I c~Yev©mb Kg©Kv‡Ð AskMÖn‡Yi mÿgZv evov‡bvi Rb¨ KwgDwbwU †iwWI¸‡jvi †KŠkjMZ cwiKíbv, Kg©m~wP I cÖwkÿ‡Yi my‡hvM myweav m¤úªmvwiZ Kivi AvnŸvb RvbvB| Renew our endorsement of and call for the implementation of Article 16 of the “United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples” which reaffirms the right of indigenous peoples to establish their own community radios in their own languages and have access to non-indigenous community radios without discrimination. ¯’vbxq RbM‡Yi AwaKvi msµvšÍ 16 bs Aby‡”Q‡` DwjøwLZ RvwZmsN †NvlYvi cÖwZ Avgv‡`i mg_©b c~Ye¨©³ KiwQ hv‡Z ¯’vbxq Rb‡Mvôx †hgb wb‡R‡`i fvlvq Zv‡`i wbR¯^ KwgDwbwU †iwWI ¯’vcb Ki‡e Avevi Aev‡a wbR †Mvôxi evB‡i Ab¨ †h‡Kv‡bv †iwWI‡Z cÖ‡e‡ki my‡hvM jvf Ki‡e|
Resolve to create spaces on the airwaves for diverse and marginalised voices, irrespective of gender, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation and gender identity, class, caste, religious beliefs or disability. Avgiv `vwe RvbvB, †eZvi Zi‡½ wj½, †MvÎ, †kÖYx, eY© ,cÖwZewÜZv, agx©q wek¦vm I b„ZvwË¡K cwiPq wbwe©‡k‡l wewfbœ cÖvwšÍK Rb‡Mvôxi Rb¨ †eZvi Zi‡½ cÖ‡e‡ki my‡hvM K‡i w`‡Z n‡e| Resolve to promote and encourage gender equality in our communities with programs that are fully integrative and supportive of women. KwgDwbwU‡Z m¤ú~Y©iƒ‡c bvixevÜe Abyôvb cÖPv‡ii gva¨‡g †RÛvi mgZv‡K weKwkZ Ki‡e| Reaffirm our endorsement of and commitment to implementing the “AMARC Gender Policy for Community Radio” and incorporate gender equality in all areas of community radio activity. GgvK©-Gi KwgDwbwU †iwWI msµvšÍ †RÛvi cwjwm Ges †RÛvi mgZv bxwZgvjv KwgDwbwU †iwWIi mKj Kvh©µ‡g AšÍ©f~³ K‡i ev¯Íevq‡bi cÖwZkÖæwZ c~Ye¨©³ KiwQ| Resolve to work towards ensuring food security and food sovereignty with those whose lives and livelihoods are threatened by denial of these basic human rights. †gŠwjK AwaKvi e¨vnZ nIqvi Kvi‡Y hv‡`i Rxeb I RxweKv ûgwKi gy‡L Zv‡`i Lv`¨ I Lv‡`¨ ¯^qsm¤ú~Y©Zv AR©‡bi Rb¨ KvR Kivi A½xKvi KiwQ| Resolve to ensure the inclusion of the voices of all migrant, internally displaced peoples and refugee communities in our community radios and support them in the establishment, ownership and management of their own community radios. mKj Awfevmx, Af¨šÍixYfv‡e ev¯‘Py¨Z Ges kiYv_x© Rb‡Mvôxi KÉ¯^i hv‡Z AšÍ©f~³ nq, G Rb¨ Zv‡`i‡K KwgDwbwU †iwWI ms¯’vcb, gvwjKvbv Ges e¨e¯’vcbvq AšÍfz©³ Kivi A½xKvi KiwQ| Resolve to support the establishment of community radios in conflict areas as a means of peace building and reconciliation and call upon governments to ensure protection for community radio practitioners and infrastructure. msNvZgq AÂ‡j kvwšÍ I wbivcËv ¯’vcb Ki‡Z KwgDwbwU †iwWI‡K m¤ú~Y© mn‡hvwMZv Kiv Ges KwgDwbwU wgwWqvi Kgx© I †÷kb‡K mve©ÿwYK myiÿv wbwðZ Kivi Rb¨ mswkøó †`k¸‡jvi miKv‡ii cÖwZ AvnŸvb RvbvB | Resolve to work cooperatively in peace building and reconciliation activities for the establishment of post conflict resolutions to ethnic, sectarian, religious, political or civil armed conflict. b„-ZvwË¡K, mv¤úª`vwqK, agx©q, ivR‰bwZK A_ev RbMY I †mbvevwnbxi ga¨Kvi msNvZc~Y© AÂ‡j kvwšÍ I wgÎZv ¯’vc‡bi Rb¨ mKj‡K GK‡hv‡M KvR Kivi AvnŸvb RvbvB |
Resolve to strengthen our regional network by developing and deepening our interactions with each other, AMARC International, regional inter-governmental bodies, donor organisations and supporters, and national associations. GgvK© B›Uvib¨vkbvj, AvšÍtAvÂwjK miKvi KvVv‡gv, `vZv ms¯’v, mn‡hvMx Ges RvZxq G‡mvwm‡qk‡bi g‡a¨ cvi¯úwiK m¤ú‡K©i Dbœqb MfxiZi Ki‡Z AvÂwjK †bUIqvK© e¨e¯’v‡K kw³kvjx Kivi AvnŸvb RvbvB| Resolve to strengthen our ties with United Nations organisations. †mBm‡½ RvwZmsNf~³ ms¯’v¸‡jvi mv‡_ Avgv‡`i eÜb Av‡iv †Rvi`vi Kivi A½xKvi KiwQ| We, the representatives of community radio broadcasters, production groups and other community media practitioners from the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Commonwealth of Australia, People's Republic of Bangladesh, Kingdom of Bhutan, Kingdom of Cambodia, Canada, Republic of Chile, People's Republic of China, Republic of Fiji, Republic of France, Republic of India, Republic of Indonesia, Japan, Republic of Korea, Republic of the Union of Myanmar, Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal, Republic of the Philippines, Solomon Islands, Republic of South Africa, Democratic Republic of Sri Lanka, Kingdom of Sweden, Kingdom of Switzerland, Kingdom of Thailand and Democratic Republic of Timor Leste agree to uphold this declaration and strive to implement the values and aspirations it states. BmjvwgK wicvewjK Ae AvdMvwb¯Ívb, KgbI‡qj_ Ae A‡÷ªwjqv, wccjm wicvewjK Ae evsjv‡`k, wKsWg Ae f~Uvb, wKsWg Ae K‡¤^vwWqv ,KvbvWv,wicvewjK Ae wPwj, wicvewjK Ae Pvqbv, wicvewjK Ae wdwR, wicvewjK Ae d«vÝ, wccjm wicvewjK Ae BwÛqv, wicvewjK Ae B‡›`v‡bwkqv, Rvcvb, wicvewjK Ae †Kvwiqv, wicvewjK Ae w` BDwbqb Ae gvqvbgvi, †dWvivj †W‡gv‡µwUK wicvewjK Ae †bcvj, wicvewjK Ae w` wdwjcvBbm, m‡jvgb AvBj¨vÛ, wicvewjK Ae mvD_ Avwd«Kv, †W‡gv‡µwUK wicvewjK Ae kÖxjsKv, wKsWg Ae myB‡Wb, wKsWg Ae myBRvij¨vÛ, wKsWg Ae _vBj¨vÛ Ges †W‡gv‡µwUK wicvewjK Ae wZgyi-Gi KwgDwbwU †iwWI, m¤úªPviKgx©, cÖWvKkb MÖæc I Ab¨vb¨ KwgDwbwU wgwWqvi cÖwZwbwae„›` GB †NvlYvcÎ‡K mg_©b KiwQ Ges G‡Z DwjøwLZ g~j¨‡eva I AvKv•ÿvi ev¯Íevq‡b Avgv‡`i A½xKvi e¨³ KiwQ| Translated by: Bangladesh NGOs Network for Radio and Communication | House: 13/3, Road: 2 Shaymoli, Dhaka-1207| Bangladesh| Phone: +88-02-9130750| 9101479 | Cell: +88 01711881647|Fax:88- 02-9138501 | E-ail: firstname.lastname@example.org | email@example.com | www.bnnrc.net Bangladesh NGOs Network for Radio and Communication represents the community media sector to Government, Industry, Regulatory Bodies, Media and Development Partners. BNNRC has been struggling for the last 14 years to open up the community media (including Community Radio, Community Television & Community Film) and giving focus on its vital role as voices of the voiceless rural people. The reality of today is that the bondage between the community people and local-level community radio stations are getting strengthened day-by-day.