A new training opportunity for journalists: “Reporting climate change” e-learning course

Since 2015 COPEAM, with the support of the EIB – European Investment Bank, organizes annual international activities open to TV, radio and press journalists on the topic of climate change and sustainable development. These initiatives are aimed at reinforcing the journalists’ knowledge and professional skills and thus at promoting a quality information about climate and environment.

This year, COPEAM and the EIB launch an international e-learning course: “Reporting Climate Change”. This training opportunity is open to young journalists operating in the MENA and Balkan regions.

To produce and deliver this training course, COPEAM…

COPEAM et BEI en Jordanie pour un atelier international de journalisme sur le changement climatique et le développement durable

Amman, 19-21 novembre 2019

Avec le soutien de la Banque Européenne d’Investissement (BEI), la COPEAM a organisé à Amman (Jordanie) un atelier international de formation pour journalistes de la radio et de la télévision sur «Les défis climatiques et le développement durable dans la région méditerranéenne», dans le but de donner une plus grande visibilité médiatique aux défis du changement climatique dans la région.

H.E. Maria Hadjitheodosiou, Ambassadrice de l’Union européenne en Jordanie, a ouvert l’atelier qui s’est tenu du 19 au 21 novembre au siège du Jordan Media Institute. Pendant 3 jours, des experts du domaine scientifique…

COPEAM-BEI transnational newsroom at COP24

Katowice, 11-14 December 2018

For the second year, thanks once again to the support of the EIB-European Investment Bank, COPEAM has set up a transnational newsroom to cover the World Summit on Climate Change (COP24), which took place in Poland, Katowice, from 3 to 14 December 2018.

During the last 4 days of this event, 7 journalists from Palestine, Morocco, Egypt, Tunisia and Jordan’s public televisions – with the support of international experts and of a technical team – were producing news reports about negotiations, national commitments, adaptation and mitigation plans, green projects funding, education on…

International training/production workshop on cultural journalism

Rome/Perugia (Italy), 3-7 December 2018

With the aim to reinforce the skills of journalists from the Maghreb and Balkans TV members of COPEAM on cultural journalism, RAI-Radiotelevisione Italiana organized, in collaboration with COPEAM and in partnership with ASBU, a 5-day workshop in Italy, between Rome and Perugia, from 3 to 7 December 2018.

The workshop, allying theoretical training and practical exercises and relying on the competences and experience of journalists and directors working in this field, aimed at:

  • Raising beneficiaries’ awareness on the strategic importance of cultural and artistic promotion on…

A peer-to-peer exchange on public service broadcasting

Tunis, 23-24 April 2018

COPEAM and the EU-funded MedMedia project organised a 2-day final workshop involving the South-Med national broadcasters on “Standards and principles of the public service mission”.

Held in Tunis last April, the event marked the end of a four-year peer-to-peer multilateral exchange and capacity-building programme addressed to the managers and executives coming from COPEAM broadcasting members.

During this closing workshop, the delegates of 7 public broadcasters – including Soread-2M in Morocco, the Algerian EPTV and EPRS, the Tunisian public TV and radio, Al Mamlaka TV in Jordan, Radio Liban – devised…

A new strategic partnership to promote the TV series sector development

On 1st December 2017, the FIEST – International training for TV series writing – project started officially. A partnership composed of COPEAM, the international university Uninettuno (Italy), France Télévisions and 5 cinema and audiovisual schools – ALBA (Lebanon), ESAV (Morocco), INSAS (Belgium), ESAV Toulouse (France) and ESAC (Tunisia) – submitted a proposal in the framework of the EU Erasmus+ programme (“Strategic partnerships for higher education” chapter) aimed at setting up a pilot training in the field of TV series writing.


 In the recent years, the TV series genre has been rapidly expanding. The global…

COP23: a COPEAM transnational newsroom to deal with climate issues

Bonn, 14-17 November 2017

Following two theoretic training workshops (in Tunisia in 2015 and in Morocco in 2016), that were aimed at providing the journalists involved with the basic notions concerning the climate change and the environmental challenges at the heart of the different international conferences on climate, this year the partnership between COPEAM and the European Investment Bank evolved into the creation of a transnational newsroom to ensure the media coverage of the COP23, the UN global conference on climate, which took place in Bonn (Germany) from 6 to 17 November 2017.

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2nd edition of the workshop “Media in favour of female entrepreneurs” #tunisia

Tunis, 6-9 November 2017

The training/production workshop for journalists on the topic “Media in favour of female entrepreneurs” took place in Tunis from 6 to 9 November 2017. Organized by COPEAM with the support of UNESCO* and in collaboration with the Arab States Broadcasting Union (ASBU), it was addressed to a group of journalists from the Tunisian public radio and television and the web press.

The initiative aimed to enhance women’s contribution to the Tunisian economy through the production of news about successful stories in the country, able to promote the entrepreneurial vocation and become sources…

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 promoting gender equality and which will include: a database of…