COPEAM 24th Annual Conference and 23rd General Assembly

Mediterranean storytelling: complexities, media response and public opinion

Beirut, 11-13 May 2017


The 24th Conference of COPEAM – devoted this year to the narration of the complexities of the Mediterranean region and to the media impact on the public opinion of the basin’s countries – closed in Beirut last 13 May.


"Making a story from archives": 11 stories to narrate the past and the present Balkans

In December 2016, the audiovisual archives’ executives from the Balkans’ broadcasters associated to COPEAM met in Zagreb, upon invitation of HRT, to determine the terms of a contest open to the young professionals of the Region.

This is how the contest “Making a story from archives” came to birth. Launched in March [...]

The new Inter-Rives series: cultural heritage as an opportunity for the young people

The new series of the TV coproduction Inter-Rives “Creative memory: the past meets the future”, launched in February 2017 by COPEAM and ASBU, enters its operational phase. This series will tell the stories of young people who – thanks to their creativity, their technological or managerial skills, their team-working and networking aptitudes – have [...]

Training strategies to accompany the digital transition: second COPEAM/MedMedia workshop

Beirut, 11-12 May 2017

In the framework of COPEAM annual Conference in Beirut, the second peer-to-peer exchange workshop, organised by COPEAM and MedMedia, took place on 11 and 12 May.

The goal of this mid-term workshop was to gather again the participating organisations and the three mentors in order to assess the development [...]

Sharing best practices for a better Mediterranean narration

Algiers, 24-25 February 2017

The 2-day workshop on "Sharing best practices for a better Mediterranean narration", addressed to the TV news coordinators, was organised in Algiers (24-25 February 2017), in the framework and with the support of the MedMedia EU project.
This multilateral capacity building initiative was aimed at gathering, for the [...]

Training project in Algeria “Media in favour of female entrepreneurs”

Algiers/Tipaza, 16-19 January 2017

The training/production workshop for journalists on the topic “Media in favour of female entrepreneurs” took place in Algeria from 16 to 19 January 2017. Organized by COPEAM in collaboration with the EPRS (the Algerian Public Radio), with the support of the French Embassy in Algeria (Service for Cooperation and Cultural [...]

new projects

The EU project SMED WiA launches its first activities

SMED WiA - Towards greater gender equality: promoting the role and image of women in the southern Mediterranean audiovisual sector, a project co-funded by the EU in the framework of the MEDFILM Programme, has just entered its inception phase.
Among the planned preliminary activities, a number of best practices about programmes, initiatives [...]

First meeting of “Generation What – Arabic”

In the framework of the 24th Conference of COPEAM, last May, the consortium of the EU project “Generation What – Arabic” gathered together with the participating southern broadcasters to present the overall action and its objectives, to share the online survey content and to jointly prepare the further steps of the initiative’s implementation.

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 [...]

partnerships events

Migration needs better reporting: new media competition awards 35 journalists

Valletta, 14 June 2017

The first edition of the Migration Media Award - an EU-funded journalism competition of which COPEAM is an associated partner - will reward 35 journalists from 16 countries for their journalistic excellence in reporting on migration in the Euro-Mediterranean region. The winning entries feature fact-based and impartial reporting on the complexity of migration, [...]

2017 World Radio Day: The Radio is you

13 February 2017

The 2017 edition of the World Radio Day was organised around the slogan “Radio is you”. As a member of the organizing committee of the WRD, last 13 February COPEAM invited its associated radios to set up a number of actions aimed at promoting the peculiarities of radio and its impact [...]


2017 Public Broadcasters International Conference

Sinaia, 12-13 September

Radio Romania will host the 2017 Public Broadcasters International Conference (PBI) to be held on 12 and 13 September in Sinaia. 

This conference edition will offer to public service broadcasting executives from around the world an opportunity to meet and discuss about media development, to share experiences and ideas on how best to [...]

The new Egyptian National Media Authority

The Egyptian Radio and Television Union (ERTU) has become the National Media Authority.
COPEAM wishes to warmly welcome Mr. Hussein Zein as the new Head of the Organization and Mr. Amgad Baleigh as the new Secretary General.


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