COPEAM-EIB Transnational Newsroom in the framework of the COP28

Dubai, 4-8 December 2023

In the framework of the partnership with the EIB-European Investment Bank, COPEAM has set up a transnational newsroom to cover the COP28 United Nations Conference on Climate Change, hosted by the UAE in Dubai in December 2023.    
Under the coordination of a senior international expert and with the support of a local production team and of COPEAM staff, the 10 selected journalists worked for 3 intense days to produce news items about this huge international event, shooting, writing, recording and editing several reportages, analysis and interviews which were then published or aired…

“The podcast revolution: new strategies in radio broadcasting” – International training by RAI in collaboration with COPEAM and ASBU

Rome, 22 -24 November 2023

A 3-day training about podcasting was organised by RAI in Rome, in collaboration with COPEAM and ASBU. 20 delegates from several public radios of the two networks – RTSH/Albania, BNR/Bulgaria, Radio Romania, RTK/Kosovo, RTS/Serbia, EPRS/Algeria, Tunisian Radio and Radio Tunisienne RTCI, ERT/Greece, Radio Liban, Saudi Broadcasting Authority (SBA), SNRT/Morocco – and from ASBU radio department attended the workshop.

Various professionals from Radio Rai and Rai Play Sound shared their experiences with their international colleagues about the ongoing transition from traditional radio to digital sound; the latest trends and…

RAI, COPEAM and ASBU together for audiovisual archives

From 14 to 17 December 2022, a training workshop on the digitization of AV archives brought together in Rome around twenty managers and technical experts from public broadcasters of the Balkans and the MENA region: HRT/Croatia, RTCG/Montenegro, RTK/Kosovo, MKRTV/North Macedonia, BNT/Bulgaria, PBS/Malta, RTSH/Albania, PBC/Palestine, Télévision Tunisienne/Tunisia, TVR/Romania, EPTV/Algeria, Libya Sports Channels/Libya.

The event was organized by Rai with the support of COPEAM and ASBU. Participants could benefit from the expertise of professionals coming from different RAI’s departments, namely the Centre for Research, Technological Innovation and Experimentation – CRITS, Rai “Teche” (archives) department and Rai ICT.

Re-writing the story: Gender, media and politics

COPEAM has won an EU funding as partner of a consortium composed by the IFJ – International Federation of Journalists (leading partner) and the University of Padua, in the framework of the “Citizens, Equality, Rights and Values programme​​” (CERV).

This project will address obstacles to equal representation of women and men in politics and will involve stakeholders such as media managers, journalists’ unions and associations, gender equality specialists, academics and students in communication and journalism.

 The project is structured into 4 key activities:

  • Data collection and research related to gender, media…

Workshop “AI for audiovisual archives: current challenges and future perspectives”

Zagreb, 23-24 March 2023

With a view to relaunching its action in favour of audiovisual heritage, COPEAM has set up an international workshop – hosted by HRT in Zagreb on 23 and 24 March 2023 – in collaboration with the Netherlands Institute for Sound & Vision, a leading organization in the field of media culture and AV archiving.

The workshop had a double aim: informing the participating broadcasters about the possible uses of Artificial Intelligence in the archives domain and collecting bottom-up inputs and impressions from professionals working in this field, in order to influence policy…

E-learning course “Reporting Climate Change” – 2022 edition

October-December 2022

As part of the of the collaboration with the EIB-European Investment Bank, a new edition of the training for journalists dedicated to climate change started in October to be ended in December 2022. Accessible 24/7 on the e-learning platform of the International Telematic University Uninettuno, partner of the project, this course counts 5 learning modules available in English, French and Arabic, as well as a rich bibliography and sitography on the topic.

12 professional journalists from the MENA Region, the Balkans and Sub-Saharan Africa were enrolled in this 4th edition of the…

E3J EU-funded project

Under the lead of Reporters without Borders (RsF), COPEAM is partner in the project European Excellence Exchange in Journalism (E3J), co-funded by the Creative Europe programme on journalism partnerships.

The project aims to promote sector-wide, cross-border collaboration between news media professionals in Europe, to stimulate sharing of best practices for collaborative business transformation, to encourage journalistic collaboration by developing standards, new business models, training programmes and other activities intended to uphold quality journalism.

The consortium – composed by RsF, COPEAM, Free Press Unlimited (FPU), the Community Media Forum Europe (CMFE) and its leading Austrian…

COPEAM-EIB transnational newsroom in the framework of the COP27

Sharm El Sheikh, 14-18 November 2022

In the framework of the partnership with the EIB-European Investment Bank, COPEAM set up a transnational newsroom to produce news reports about the COP27 World Conference on Climate Change (Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt), under the coordination of a senior international expert and with the support of a local production team.

COPEAM selected, among the most successful beneficiaries of its previous training activities on climate reporting, 11 journalists from the MENA, Balkans and Sub-Saharan regions to take part in this activity.

During 3 days, they shot, wrote, recorded,…

A COPEAM/EIB transnational newsroom for the coverage of the COP27 in Sharm El Sheikh

Putting the issue of climate change at the heart of a correct media discourse: this is the objective of COPEAM’s initiative which, with the support of the European Investment Bank, will accompany the work of 11 journalists from Africa, Middle East and the Balkans during the COP27 in Sharm El Sheikh.

The 2022 United Nations Climate Change Conference, COP27, is currently taking place in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt (November 6-18). This edition is of crucial importance in the face of a global context marked by a seriesof extreme climatic events and energy shocks. COPEAM (Permanent Conference of…