28th annual Conference of COPEAM

Media narratives for intercultural and interreligious dialogue”


27 October 2021

The COPEAM 2021 conference, hosted by RAI-Radiotelevisione Italiana, will take place on October 27 in Rome on the topic Media narratives for intercultural and interreligious dialogue”. The event is held online on the Zoom platform, starting from 10 a.m.

In the last decade, a number of financial and migratory crisis have contributed to a noticeable increase of intolerance and xenophobia in several countries and areas of the world. As a result, multilateral and international cooperation has been suffering…


Media & Science: accurate information in the age of denialisms


23 October 2020

COPEAM (Permanent Conference of the Mediterranean Audiovisual Operators) 27th annual Conference, dedicated to  Media and science: accurate information in the age of denialisms” and organized in partnership with Rai-Radiotelevisione Italiana and with the support of Eni, took place last October 23. Audiovisual professionals and international delegates from all over the Mediterranean region attended the works, which were held online due to the current health emergency.

The event was inaugurated with a welcome message by Mr….


Changing societies: communicating diversities

Split, 4-6 April 2019

Hotel Park – Hatzeov perivoj 3, 21000 Split, Croatia

In the recent years, the world has witnessed, in Europe and elsewhere, the rise of political, cultural and social positions that have made diversity – in its general meaning – an enemy to fight, claiming a return to societies recognizable for their identity and nationality, opposed to the same historical character of the Mediterranean, quintessential crossroads of diversities forever.

It is therefore fundamental that the media – both traditional and digital – can tell the…


“Heritage and Media – Preserving the future through our past: an opportunity for growth and democracy?”

Calviá – Mallorca, 10-12 May 2018

Hotel Meliá Calviá Beach
Calle Violeta, 1 Calviá Beach – 07181 Mallorca, Spain

Cultural heritage embraces resources inherited from the past and offers a great variety of opportunities to the present: monuments, sites and traditions, but also visual arts, cinema, TV and radio archives.

In this framework, the Media of the Euro-Mediterranean region – both traditional and new ones – have to play their role, particularly given the challenges…

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.

A call for journalism transparency, the need of checking the information sources and the pressure, also political, often exerted on the media – in Europe as well as in the whole world – were the key issues addressed by Helen Boaden (former Director of…

COPEAM 23rd Annual Conference and 22nd General Assembly

Which future for the young people of the Mediterranean? The contribution of the media

7-9 April 2016 – Palais des Congrès – Ajaccio 

Hosted by the Collectivité Territoriale de Corse (Corsica Region)

The events that have been shaking the Region in the recent years on both shores have caused a strong deception among the youngsters, the former to get involved in those social movements. Their hopes in the future are weak, often confronted to political, economic and social dynamics that they perceive as prevaricating and far-off. Our challenge is to give back confidence in…

22nd annual Conference and 21st General Assembly

“The Mediterranean and the exodus of populations: the role of the media” Malta, 26-28 March 2015 Grand Hotel ExcelsiorGreat Siege Road – Floriana, FRN 1810, Malta The 2015 COPEAM annual Conference was held in Malta from 26 to 28 March, hosted by the Maltese public broadcaster PBS. The title of the 22nd edition was: “The Mediterranean and the exodus of populations: the role of the media”. TV spot of COPEAM Conference 2015  



Final resolution On the following links, you  can read the press releases and articles by AnsaMed on this three-day event: COPEAM: 22nd annual conference…

21st annual Conference and 20th General Assembly

Tunis, 10-13 April 2014

“The Mediterranean: reshaping cooperation”

Hotel Ramada Plaza  Gammarth, Tunis 

The 21st annual conference of COPEAM took place in Tunis, from 10 to 13 April, organized in collaboration with the Radio Tunisienne and under the High Patronage of the Presidence of the Tunisian Republic.
Several renown personalities from all the Mediterranean area gathered around the theme: “Mediterranean: reshaping cooperation”, discussing on the need of exploring new participative mechanisms aimed at re-launching the audiovisual Mediterranean landscape, specially against the current general scenario in the Region.
The main subject was deepened along three plenary sessions…

20th Conference and 19th General Assembly of COPEAM

Cagliari, 21-24 March 201

“The Mediterranean between economic crisis and socio-political changes: the floor to the media”

NEXT COPEAM ANNUAL CONFERENCE IN TUNISIA in 2014 The 20th Annual Conference of COPEAM was closed in Cagliari. More than 200 delegates from 27 countries from the Mediterranean region took part in the event. The discussion focused on the role of the media in a region which is facing both a severe economic crisis and deep socio-political changes. A number of personalities of the region contributed in the several panels, including the Secretary General of the Ministry…