Through service to members, networking and project implementation, the World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters (AMARC), brings together a network of more than 4,000 community radios, Federations and community media stakeholders in more than 130 countries. The main global impact of AMARC since its creation in 1983, has been to accompany and support the establishment of a worldwide community radio sector that has democratized the media sector. AMARC advocates for the right to communicate at the international, national, local and neighbourhood levels and defends and promotes the interests of the community radio movement through solidarity, networking and cooperation.
Marcelo Solervicens is the Secretary General of the World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters, AMARC since 2003. He holds a Ph.D. in political sciences from UQAM, Montreal, Canada. He has a wide ranging experience in the field of communications and particularly Community Radio. He has also worked with NGOs in the field of international Cooperation (CUSO, Oxfam-Quebec-CEDAL).