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…

19th Conference and 18th General Assembly of COPEAM

Marrakesh, 29th March -1st April 2012 

Changes in the Euro-Mediterranean societies: the Media on the move 

The 19th annual Conference of COPEAM (Permanent Conference of the Mediterranean Audiovisual Operators), which took place at the Palais des Congrès of Marrakesh upon invitation of the Moroccan public broadcaster (SNRT) and in media-partnership with Babel TV on the theme “Changes in the Euro-Mediterranean societies: the Media on the move”, was officially opened by the Minister of Communication and spokesperson of the Moroccan government, Mustapha EL KHALFI.
During the three working sessions, a panel of experts from the media and the audiovisual sectors…

18th Conference and 17th General Assembly of COPEAM

Agia Napa, 12 – 15 May 2011 

“A shared Mediterranean audiovisual landscape
New challenges for COPEAM after 15 years of action”

The 18th annual Conference of COPEAM (Permanent Conference of the Mediterranean Audiovisual Operators), held in the whereabouts of the sea village of Agia Napa, in Cyprus, upon the kind invitation of the Cypriot public broadcaster (CyBC), ended successfully. This event gathered 240 professionals of the audiovisual and cultural sector from all the countries of the region.
The main focus of these three‐day debates and exchanges was: “a shared Mediterranean…