COPEAM joins IFAD for the Sicilymovie – Agrigento Film Festival

(28/31 July 2021 – Valley of the Temples of Agrigento, Italy)

The Sicilymovie – Festival del cinema di Agrigento (Sicily) is a festival of short films, documentaries, video clips and animation shorts, that will take place from 28 to 31 July in the extraordinary archaeological Park and Valley of the Temples in Agrigento.

The festival’s main partner is the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), member of COPEAM.

The call for entries is now open for 6 different categories, among which the IFAD and COPEAM joint Award for the “Thematic documentary” category: documentaries that…

WEBINAR – Media and Environment: sharing the challenges and solutions in the Mediterranean

March 4, 2021 (3:30 pm – 5:30 pm UTC+1)


COPEAM and the organizers of ICO Solutions join forces around a webinar for journalists from the Mediterranean area to exchange around the links between the media and environmental actors. A dialogue to strengthen mutual knowledge, skills and networks to deal with islands’ resilience and biodiversity, ecological restauration, business and environmental journalism practices. 

An inter-professional exchange to familiarize and consolidate knowledge with the aim of witnessing environmental issues and solutions in the Mediterranean.


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Discovering the Mediterranean young filmmakers: “A première vue”

“A première vue” project, devoted to the best students’ works produced by ALBA/Beirut, ESAC/Tunis and ESAV/Marrakech cinema schools, and promoted by COPEAM and Uninettuno, continues its public projections.

In the framework of the 2020 Prix Italia festival, organised by RAI, a selection of fiction and animation short films was screened on the 25 September, at the MAXXI Museum in Rome and in streaming.

With the view to further reinforce this project, a development plan of APV was presented during COPEAM Training Commission (8 October), aiming to: reward excellence with a TV5MONDE/COPEAM Prize; apply a…

COPEAM in Conversano for the 15th edition of “Lector in Fabula” Festival

Conversano, 24-29 September 2019

The 15th edition of the European Cultural Festival Lector in Fabula was organized in Conversano (Apulia, Italy), from 24 to 29 September, by the Giuseppe di Vagno Foundation (
In connection with the topic of this edition – “The Earth seen from the Moon” – COPEAM was present with “Mediterradio”, a radio info programme dedicated to the big islands of Western Mediterranean – Sicily, Sardinia and Corsica – and an intercultural model promoting linguistic diversity through the use of Corse and Italian languages. This particular feature was deepened with the students…

COPEAM in Conversano for the 14th edition of the Lector in Fabula Festival

Conversano, 13 – 16 September 2018

The 14th edition of the European Cultural Festival Lector in Fabula took place in Conversano (Apulia, Italy) from 13 to 16 September, devoted to “Imagination and Power in the Digital Era”.

COPEAM was present during the event with several activities, among which the radio program MusicaMed, a weekly magazine promoting the contemporary Mediterranean music scene, which has daily offered to the public a journey across the sounds of Maghreb and Middle East, to discover together the best emerging talents of the Arab world.

The best of the…

World Radio Day 2019 : Dialogue, Tolerance & Peace

This year again,COPEAM supports – as a member of the organizing committee –  the World Radio Day!

On next February 13, COPEAM will invite its radio members to celebrate the Radio as a factor of dialogue and promotion of tolerance and peace.

Radio can become a platform of exchange and civic participation between different groups of the society. This capacity helps raising awareness among listeners, while offering new perspectives and paving the way for positive action. Radio facilitates unity around global issues, by stimulating the public debate on matters of common interest. 

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PLURAL+ Video Festival: COPEAM special prize 2018

COPEAM keeps supporting the PLURAL+ Video Festival, organized by UNAOC and IOM in cooperation with a wide number of international partners. The main goal of this worldwide competition is to give voice to young video-makers wishing to express their experiences and thoughts on migration, diversity and social inclusion.

For the 2018 edition, over 371 videos from 72 different countries have competed in the three age categories (9-12, 13-17, 18-25). COPEAM has awarded its special prize to “Young Minds – Talk Solutions” by Edenamiuki Aiguobasinmwin (UK) with the following motivation:

 “Art – and artistic expressions…

World Radio Day: Radio and sports

13 February 2018

As a member of the World Radio Day committee, COPEAM invites its members to celebrate Radio and Sports, with the aim of strengthening diversity, peace and development through sports broadcasting. 

The radios are then invited to showcase the beauty of sports in all its variety, to celebrate the traditional sports that connect us to our cultural heritage, the grassroots sports that anchor us within our communities and the inspiring stories that challenge gender stereotypes and cover, equally, both men’s and woman’s sports events.

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COPEAM for the 2017 Mediterranean Journalist Award

Brussels, 6 December 2017

On the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the Mediterranean Journalist Awards, COPEAM has renewed its partnership with the Anna Lindh Foundation being part again of the international Jury in charge of selecting the works in competition.

The preselected journalists were invited to the awarding ceremony, which took place in Brussels, at the premises of the European Parliament, last December 6, where the winners for each category (press, online, TV/Radio, photography) were announced and rewarded by HRH Princess Rym Ali of Jordan.

This year, a Special Prize was delivered to…