Following the great success of the editions of Ghardaïa (2005) and Sétif (2006), the « 2007 COPEAM University » took place in Oran (Algeria) from 10th to 17th March.

The University is an original “format” created by COPEAM under the aegis of ENTV, and represents a unique experience of training in Mediterranean and in Europe : young professionals from the two shores of the Mediterranean and from Arabic countries get together during one week to produce a TV magazine and a radio magazine, while discovering the synergies between different audiovisual languages, and comparing methods and different sensibilities.
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The Studio & location Lighting Workshop organized by COPEAM and ERTU (Egyptian Radio and TV Union), in collaboration with RAI – Radiotelevisione Italiana, has been held in Cairo from 26th to 28th February 2007.
The Workshop, that involved the professionals in the lighting field – techniques or engineers – gathered together 32 professionals coming from the Broadcaster members of COPEAM (Egypt, Morocco, Tunis, Jordan).


The training Toolkit is addressed to professionals dealing with the News Exchange through the Eurovision network and coordination services.

It is composed by:
• A booklet, containing a balanced mix of lectures, interviews, templates, questions, and exercises, assembled around 4 Modules:

Module 1 – Your Job
This introductory Module explains how news contacts work. A special section explains the skills needed for managing coverage of a major breaking news story. The Module is backed up with specific job descriptions, and a useful and entertaining DVD.

Module 2 – Pictures…


The yearly workshop organised by COPEAM and LJB, in collaboration with RAI, took place in Tripoli from 27 until 29 November 2006. The workshop dealt with the management of the archives and has been attended by about 50 participants from LJB (Libya), ERTU (Egypt), ENTV (Algeria) and JRTV (Jordan).The training has been delivered by two experts from RAI:Mr. Guido Del Pino and Mr. Sergio Gigliati, high-qualified professionals with a long experience in the management of the archive projects at a regional and national level.


Great success of the second edition of the training course on TV Formats writing and production, held at ASBU Training Centre in Damascus (Syria), from 30th May until 3rd June 2006. Jointly organised, for the second year, by COPEAM and ASBU Training Centre, the course aimed at providing professionals from the TV programmes area and TV authors with the most useful instruments to identify the main features of a successful TV programme
and how to produce it, mixing marketing outlines with the knowledge of new trends and international tendencies.
Mr. Paolo Taggi, high-qualified expert in the field Production…

COPEAM Training Activity: INSIGHT OUT 2006

From 27th March until 1st of April, in Potsdam (Germany) 25 professionals in film & TV production residents in countries participating in MEDA Programme of the EU (Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, the Palestinian Authority, Lebanon, Syria, Turkey) attended a 6-day course on high definition television & digital cinema, selected by EBU International Training, supported by the Euromed Audiovisual II Programme of the EU and promoted by COPEAM & ASBU.
The course has been held at HFF University of Film & Television “Konrad Wolf”, one of the Europe’s leading art academies focused on film and television production.


In Sétif (Algeria), last 5th March, Mrs Khalida Toumi, Minister of the Culture in Algeria, Mr Hamraoui Habib Chawki, ENTV Director General and COPEAM President, Mrs Alessandra Paradisi, COPEAM Secretary General, Mr Bedoui Noureddine, wali of Sétif, have opened the 2nd COPEAM University, that has gathered together about 80 television & radio journalists form the Northern and Southern countries of the Mediterranean region and also furthermore, thanks to the synergies with ASBU – Arab States Broadcasting Union.

Mr Roberto Albergoni, Deputy Director General of Unimed – Union of Mediterranean Universities, and Mrs Antonella Tarquini, correspondent in Algiers…


COPEAM, EBU International Training and ASBU
have organized on 6 and 7 December 2005 in
Geneva, Switzerland, a training seminar on “Digital
Archives: Mission Possible”.The seminar on Digital Archives has been a huge success.
The fruitful collaboration between COPEAM, EBU and ASBU has allowed to reach a great network of professionals coming from a This Seminar strengthened the mutual comprehension on a common key issue : broadcasters’ projects are carried out differently but they share the same problems and challenges.
The fruitful collaboration among COPEAM, EBU and ASBU has allowed the largest participation of professionals…

Studio and location lighting – 2005

In the framework of the Agreement of Cooperation between COPEAM and LJB Libyan Jamahiriya Broadcasting , an International Training Seminar in the field of lighting has had held in Tripoli (Libya), from 26th September until 2nd October 2005.
The Seminar, addressed to audiovisual professionals, techniques or engineers, with a good expertise in the field and a good knowledge of English language, was open to the participation of Broadcasters members of COPEAM.