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: in 2015, with the Declaration of Malta, the international media…


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 – Kevin Burden, journalist and media consultant with a 20-year…

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 SNRT and 2M/Morocco Télé­Liban/Lebanon – in favour of gender equality…

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 on case-studies’ analysis and concrete exchange of experiences among participants.
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Training session on cultural documentary at ERTU

Cairo, 8-13 February 2015

In the framework of the training sessions that ERTU – Egyptian Radio and Television Union is organising and hosting this year, COPEAM contributed to the first workshop on cultural documentary held in Cairo from the 8th to the 13th February 2015. Thanks also to the support of EBU, COPEAM provided an expert, Manuela Gasbarroni – journalist, film director and producer – and a tutor to train 24 film directors coming mainly from ERTU, but also from other public TVs of Sudan, Saudi Arabia, and Morocco. After an introductory overview about cultural documentary genre’s main…

Developing and sustaining your film festival


8-9 December 2014 – ESAV Marrakech

On the 8 and 9 December in Marrakesh, COPEAM, in partnership with ESAV Marrakesh and with the support of the EU Programme Euromed Audiovisual III, organises a professional meeting on the topic “Developing and sustaining your film festival“. 
Developed in work, exchange and networking sessions, this meeting-training, addressed to the managers and organisers of Mediterranean festivals, deals with the main challenges and opportunities that events like these encounter nowadays. 

The workshop is led by experts from the audiovisual and festival sectors from both the North and the South of the…

“The media coverage of cultural events”

Malta, 29 September – 3 October

Thanks to the cooperation with the Maltese public radio&TV PBS, a 4-day training workshop on cultural journalism was organised in Malta, from the 29 September to the 3 October. The training was attended by 11 young English-speaking journalists from RTVSH/Albania, GPB/Georgia, RAI/Italy, PBS/Malta, PBC/Palestine, Radio Romania, TVR/Romania and TRT/Turkey.
Three experts from COPEAM network – France24, PBS, TRT – were appointed to this initiative to accompany the participants during the course in reporting the cultural events and topics preliminarily identified by PBS and assigned to three different working groups.

Towards a Libyan broadcasting public service

Rome, 19 February – 7 March 2014

COPEAM was the promoter of a training course for journalists and operators of the Libyan National Channel, organized in collaboration with the University of Rome La Sapienza and RAI-Radiotelevisione italiana. This initiative took place in Rome from 19 February to 7 March 2014, thanks to a funding from the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

During three weeks, 13 professionals from different regional stations of the Libyan broadcaster had the opportunity to deepen their skills and know-how related to the public service media sector.
The training days were…

2nd COPEAM Forum: Training– Media – Mediterranean

Following the success of the first edition, COPEAM – in collaboration with the Training Department of TRT-Turkish Radio and Television – organised in Ankara, on 17 and 18 March 2014, the second Forum on planning and implementing training strategies in the Mediterranean public broadcasters.
This annual regional meeting is addressed to the training and HR executives of COPEAM broadcaster members and is aimed at promoting networking among professionals, peer-to-peer exchanges, knowledge sharing and good practices dissemination in this sector.

The theme of this year being “Training: strategic lever of long-lasting performance”, some experts…