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 at providing the journalists with the basic knowledge about the…

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 focused on the stakes related to journalists’ education and training…

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.