AGEMI – Advancing Gender Equality in Media Industries

A multidisciplinary European consortium was awarded a grant by the European Commission’s General Directorate for Justice and Consumers to develop an action intended to advance gender equality in the media industries. The project will bring journalism and communication students together with media professionals so as to foster a gender equality perspective within both journalism and media education and professional practices, and to bridge the transition between education and employment. The project team will design a web platform which will become the go-to resource for individuals and organisations interested in…

Capacity building: “Managing the digital transition: a training challenge for media organizations”

This event is funded by the European Union

Considered the very encouraging results of the peer-to-peer activity implemented by COPEAM and MedMedia (EU-funded project aimed to facilitate the progress of media reforms in the MENA region) in 2015-2016 and intended to reinforce gender-equality policies and to counter sexist stereotypes in 9 TV and radio public South-Mediterranean broadcasters associated to COPEAM, a new capacity-building exchange process is launched to strengthen the planning and implementing in-house training strategies and plans capable, notably, to manage the digital transition challenges: “Managing the…

Training project in Algeria “Media in favour of female entrepreneurs”

Algiers/Tipaza, 16-19 January 2017

The training/production workshop for journalists on the topic “Media in favour of female entrepreneurs” took place in Algeria from 16 to 19 January 2017. Organized by COPEAM in collaboration with the EPRS (the Algerian Public Radio), with the support of the French Embassy in Algeria (Service for Cooperation and Cultural Action) and the UNESCO Office for the Maghreb, it was addressed to a group of 15 journalists from the Algerian public radio and television and the APS-Algeria Press Service.

The initiative aimed to enhance…

The second COPEAM-BEI training seminar for journalists on climate change held in Morocco

Ouarzazate and Marrakech, 12 – 14 November 2016

The second training seminar organised by COPEAM in collaboration with the EIB – European Investment Bank and the European Union, was held in Morocco (Ouarzazate and Marrakech) from 12 to 14 November 2016 in the framework of COP22 (world conference on climate). The initiative was addressed to the journalists from the Mediterranean public radios and TVs and was devoted to the topic “Informing and raising awareness about climate challenges and sustainable development”.

The training was aimed…

COPEAM/MedMedia meetings on journalism training in the Mediterranean

Marseille, 17 June 2016

Aside a series of events devoted to the media in the Mediterranean – debates, workshops, conferences, seminars, shows – the Villa Méditerranée/AViTeM organised last June 16 and 17 in Marseille, gathering audiovisual and press journalists, experts, artists, associations and institutions from the whole region, COPEAM, in collaboration with the EU-funded MedMedia project,  held a roundtable and a professional meeting devoted to journalism training in the southern shore of the Mediterranean basin.

The public roundtable “Training journalists in the Mediterranean” was…

Towards a responsible information on immigration and refugees

Pozzallo, 12 May 2016

In the framework of the Sabir Festival of the Mediterranean Cultures (12-15 May 2016, Pozzallo – Sicily), COPEAM was invited by the Association “Carta di Roma – promoting in Italy the Journalist’s Code of Conduct on immigration – to take part in a continuous training session open to the Sicilian journalists about reporting on migration and refugees issues.

COPEAM presented its transnational action and approach in favour of a responsible representation and a constructive information about these topics:…


Tunis, 16-17 December 2015

With the support of the EIB – European Investment Bank and in collaboration with ASBU, COPEAM organized in Tunis, on 16 and 17 December 2015, a 2-day training workshop  on “Informing and raising awareness about climate challenges and sustainable development”.

Journalists from EPTV/Algeria, EPRS/Algeria, PBC/Palestine, Radio Tunisienne, SNRT/Morocco, TéléLiban, and Télévision Tunisienne  attended this session aimed at improving their knowledge and their reporting skills related to environmental and climate change issues.

Three experts from the journalistic, institutional and scientific areas…

COPEAM joins MedMedia project in favour of gender equality in public media

COPEAM joined the project MedMedia, an EU funded action conducted by a consortium led by BBC Media Action, aiming at creating a favourable environment for media reform in the southern Mediterranean region, with a particular emphasis on legislation, regulation, programming, supporting strategies in the transition process of these media to a real public service mission.

In this framework, COPEAM is in charge of setting up a multilateral “peer-to-peer” exchange activity to strengthen the capacity of eight public broadcasters – EPTV and EPRS/Algeria ERTU/Egypt JRTV/Jordan PBC/Palestine Radio Tunisienne/Tunisia…

3rd COPEAM-TRT Forum on training strategies

Ankara, 24-25 February 2015

COPEAM and TRT-Turkish Radio and TV Corporation have been organising since 2013 an annual regional meeting in Ankara, at TRT headquarters, devoted to training strategies planning and implementation in the Mediterranean radio and TV public broadcasters.

The meeting is addressed to the training and HR executives and is aimed at promoting regional networking among professionals, peer-to-peer exchanges, knowledge sharing and good practices dissemination in this sector.The 2015 edition of this 2-day seminar was focused on “Training needs assessment and training evaluation: Tools and Methods” and centred…