At least 150 Community Radio broadcasters and partners from around the world are expected. Ghana Community Radio Network GCRN will be hosting the general Assembly from August 9th to 14th 2015. H.E. The president of Ghana, John Dramani Mahama, will be opening the conference at MENSVIC HOTEL East Legon Accra.
This is the 11th conference and the General Assemblies of both International and Africa will review the past performance of the organization, adopt the strategic plan for the next four years.
The hosting community Radio Stations ( GCRN) members are made up of 19 on-air stations and 12 Community Radio Initiatives awaiting frequencies.
On-air stations are; Radio Ada, Radio Afram plains, Arise, Asuogyaman, Breezy, Builsa, Dayi, Emashie, Fawe, Freed, Gurune, LaTeNu, and Lom. The rest are Radio Pad, Radio Peace, Radio progress, Radford, Royals, and Radio Simli. The conference also has a component that is geared towards youth inclusive in the holistic use of the community radio platform to actively involve youth in decision making. The youth will also use the opportunity to open a youth media assembly that will address issues of young people in the media.