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…

PLURAL+ Video Festival: COPEAM special prize 2017

As in the past, COPEAM supports the 2017 edition of 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.

Over 320 short videos from 67 countries have competed this year in the three age categories (9-12, 13-17, 18-25). COPEAM will award its special prize to “Can you see the future?” by Ismet Kale (Turkey) with the following motivation:

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COPEAM at Lectorinfabula and Materadio 2017 with its Radio Commission

Upon invitation of the Lectorinfabula Festival, the new season of MusicaMed (weekly music radio programme) was presented in Conversano (Italy) last 15 and 16 September.

It was an opportunity to announce the new format of this COPEAM magazine and to promote the new Mediterranean music landscape during a “street music aperitif” in the city and a DJ set on Saturday night, with the participation of some producers of the programme from Italy (Marzia Puleo, Rai Sicile), Morocco (Amine Berrahou, SNRT) and Croatia (Davor Pejić, HRT-Radio Rijeka).

The event was organised with the support…

World Radio Day 2017: RADIO IS YOU

The 2017 edition of the World Radio Day was announced. As a member of the organizing committee, COPEAM joins UNESCO in inviting all member radios to take part, next 13 February, to this global event and to celebrate radio and its impact on our lives.

In fact, radio remains the most dynamic, reactive and engaging medium. It informs and accompany us in our daily life, through news, entertainment or interaction with the audience.

Thus, the 2017 topic will focus on the participation and engagement of the public, on the different tools available to make…

In Vinci, the tunisian « Babour » wins the best documentary award “Inter-Rives 5: stories of travels and seas”

Vinci (Florence),Friday 27 January 2017

A crossed portrait of immigration between the south and the north of the Mediterranean, between Tunisia and Italy, is the subject of the short film “Babour“, awarded in Vinci as the best documentary of “ Inter-Rives 5: stories of travels and seas”.

Through the story of the two main characters, the film director of the Tunisian Television Fedia Ben Henda  tells the difficulties encountered by both of them and the mutual influence between these two cultures, few miles far away from each other, separated by the sea, that plays a key…

Fashion in Beirut: a cultural bridge between the young creators from Lebanon and the Middle East

Beirut, 17-22 October 2016

At its third edition, the Fashion Week took place at Beirut Forum from 17 to 22 October 2016, under the aegis of the Lebanese Ministry of Tourism.

COPEAM was invited to take part in this major event thanks to TéléLiban, official partner of the Fashion Week, together with the representatives of several media from the Euromed region, among which some members and partners of the network such as France Télévisions/FR2, TV5 Monde, AnsaMed.

The event – made of fashion shows and showrooms – was particularly aimed at…

COPEAM Residency – The Utopia of the Mediterranean

Matera (Italy), 21-25 September 2016

In partnership with the Fondazione Matera-Basilicata 2019 (promoter of Matera 2019 European Capital of Culture), the Fondazione Sassi and the Italian Representation of the European Commission, and in the framework of the sixth edition of MATERADIO, the festival of RAI Radio 3 devoted this year to “Utopias and Dystopias”, COPEAM organized a journalistic residency which took place from 21 to 25 September in this town  of the Basilicata region (Italy).

The co-producers of the COPEAM weekly radio magazines Kantara and Mediterradio, worked side by side with local journalists and international researchers…

PLURAL+ 2016: COPEAM special prize

COPEAM renews, for the 2016 edition, its support to the PLURAL+ Video Festival, organized by UNAOC and IOM, in cooperation with a wide number of international partners. The main goal of this competition is to give voice to young video makers expressing their experiences and thoughts on migration, diversity and social inclusion.

Over 300 short videos from 64 countries around the world have been submitted this year in the three categories grouped by age (9-12, 13-17, 18-25). For this edition, COPEAM decided to assign its special prize to “Unfinished Tales: Fool’s Paradise” by Hussam Ismail (Jordan) with…