*Call for Applications
A radio seminar for women broadcasters
on the role of community radio in peace building and disaster management*
Subject: Call for Applications: Women Making Airwaves for Peace
From: "Bianca Miglioretto" <bianca@isiswomen.
Date: Mon, June 8, 2009 06:08
To: "Prativa Chhetri" <chhetri_prativa@
PLEASE FORWARD THIS MESSAGE TO INTERESTED WOMEN IN COMMUNITY RADIO.
THANK YOU !!!
Sorry for cross posting.
Dear members of AMARC and other community radio broadcasters
Isis International in partnership with AMARC Asia Pacific Women's
International Network are inviting to the seminar "Women Making Airwaves
of Peace" on 3 - 7 October in Bangalore, India.
Please see the attached call for applications and the application form.
May we kindly request you to disseminate this call among your network
and other potential participants who might be interested.
You also find the call of application and the application form on the
Isis International website under Women Making Airwaves for Peace.
With best regards
Community Radio Officer
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*Application Form *
*DEADLINE for Application: 5 July 2009 to
All applications will be reviewed by the selection committee composed of
Isis International and AMARC-WIN Asia Pacific representatives. We will
inform you by 25 July 2009 if you are selected.
*1) Basic Information on the Applicant*
Age: Languages spoken:
Email address: Tel: Cell phone:
Is your organisation a member of AMARC Asia Pacific? ☐ Yes ☐ No
Do you know the Women's International Network of AMARC? ☐ Yes ☐ No
Are you a member of AMARC WIN Asia Pacific? ☐ Yes ☐ No
*2) Briefly describe your current involvement in community radio. *
*3) Briefly describe the experience of your radio stations with armed
conflict or/and natural disaster situations, if any.*
*4)* *Briefly describe your engagement on women's issues in the radio and
elsewhere (include trainings).*
*5) List three things you wish to gain from the WMAP seminar.*
i) ii) iii)
*6) What specific radio production skills would you like to learn during
the WMAP seminar?*
*7) What experience, knowledge and skills can you contribute to the WMAP
*8) What radio programmes are you planning to broadcast after the WMAP
*9) How and with whom do you intend to share the learnings you gained from
the WMAP seminar?*
*10) In case you are a radio trainer, what skills can you teach to other
*11) Are you planning to attend the 2**nd** Regional Conference of AMARC
Asia Pacific from 10- 13 October 2009 after the seminar? * ☐ Yes ☐
☐ Yes, if my application for subsidies to AMARC is accepted. * *
*12) Application for full or partial scholarship*
(No need for scholarship, please proceed to question 13)
In line with the project grant, we can only give travel subsidies to
applicants coming from South East Asia and the Pacific. Women from other
places can apply for the seminar costs, board and lodging only. (In case you
are attending the 2nd regional conference of AMARC, we suggest you come
earlier to attend the WMAP seminar given your application is approved).
*☐** I would like to apply for WMAP seminar attendance scholarship
*(covering local transportation, board and lodging and seminar costs)
*☐** I would like to apply for WMAP partial scholarship * (covering visa
costs, US$300 travel subsidies, local transportation, board and lodging and
seminar costs.)* *
*☐** I would you like to apply for WMAP full scholarship to attend in
WMAP *(covering full travel costs, visa costs, local transportation,
lodging and seminar costs) Please attach a quotation of the travel costs.
*My organisation (or I) can contribute US$ ** ** as counter part
to my participation costs in the WMAP seminar. *(Any amount is welcome,
whatever your budget allows, as it will contribute to the participation of
*13) Registration Fee:*
*I do not need any scholarship and will pay the registration fee of *
*☐** * US$ 250. (including local transportation, board and lodging
and seminar cost)
*☐** * Solidarity registration US $ 500 (towards the participation
cost for other women)
*☐** * Other, please specify * *
* * *☐** *I wish to pay an additional US$30 for double room or US$60
for single room (the other rooms are four-bed)
*13)* *Do you have any special diet requests or other special needs? *☐ None
☐ No Pork ☐ Vegetarian ☐ Other Diet
☐ Other Needs
14) In the event of my application being accepted,
☐ *I commit myself to contribute to the WMAP publication of best practices
of women in community radio in peace building and disaster management and
to participate in the post-seminar evaluation by email four months after
the WMAP seminar. *
Please return this form by 5 *July 2009 *to
3 Marunong Street, Barangay Central,
Quezon City 1100, Philippines
Tel. +63 2 928 19 56
Fax +63 2 924 10 65
*For any questions please do not hesitate to contact us.
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*Call for Applications
A radio seminar for women broadcasters
on the role of community radio in peace building and disaster management
in conjunction with the 2nd Regional Community Radio Conference of AMARC
10-13 October 2009 in Bangalore, India
Women Making Airwaves for Peace (WMAP) is a five-day seminar that gathers
around 30 women community radio broadcasters from the Asia Pacific region.
It is a space where participants share their experiences, particularly best
practices towards engendered peace building and disaster management --
enabling community radio to empower women in crisis situations.
The seminar also enhances the skills of the participants in radio production
and digital audio editing. It sharpens their perspectives in engendered
peace journalism, interview techniques, feminist broadcasting and more.
The seminar methodology is interactive as participants are given the
opportunity to be resource persons, trainers, facilitators, producers and
translators. Moreover, the participants may produce radio programmes that
they can broadcast in their respective radio stations.
Who can participate
Women Community Radio Broadcasters from Asia Pacific, preferably with
experience in situations of armed conflict and natural disasters (not a
What is the required language skills
The seminar is conducted in English. Non-English speaking women are
encouraged to apply.. Isis International will select another participant who
can both converse in the same non-English language as well as in English.
English-speaking participants are required to translate for their colleague.
Who can apply for scholarship
Scholarships are limited to participants from South East Asia and the
Pacific subregions. Participants from the rest of Asia Pacific are welcome
to attend. However, they would cover their own travel expenses, while we can
grant subsidies for board and lodging.
What is expected from participants
Selected participants are expected to:
share their experiences and skills as trainers during the WMAP seminar.
mount radio productions during and after the seminar. These radio
productions must be broadcast in their radio stations in the local language.
echo their learnings from the seminar with their colleagues in their radio
document their best practices by contributing to the publications of Isis
International and helping disseminate it.
for English speaking participants, translate for other participants.
participate in the post-seminar evaluation four months after the seminar
2nd REGIONAL CONFERENCE OF AMARC ASIA PACIFIC, 10-13 October 2009
The Women Making Airwaves for Peace seminar is a side event of the 2nd
Regional Conference of AMARC Asia Pacific on community radio. This
conference is an opportunity for the participants to learn more about
community radio in the region and globally and participate in the community
radio movement through the decision making process of AMARC Asia Pacific.
For further information including subsidies, visit the conference website,
Interested to attend in Women Making Airwaves for Peace?
Please fill in the attached application form (including application for
scholarship) and send it to bianca@isiswomen.
For further inquiries please contact:Isis InternationalBianca Miglioretto3
Marunong Street, Barangay Central Quezon City 1100, Philippines
Please disseminate this call for application widely and encourage
non-English speaking women community radio broadcasters to apply. Thank you.
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