Building peace in the minds of men and women

World Press Freedom Day 2016

Tue, 3 May - 10:30 to 12:00

Parallel Session 2

Ole Reitov

Executive Director, Freemuse (Denmark)

Ole Reitov is Executive Director and co-founder of Freemuse, an international organization advocating and defending artistic freedom. Mr Reitov initiated the first World Conference on Music & Censorship in 1998 and the first ever World Conference on Artistic Freedom in 2012. He is member of the UNESCO Expert Facility and has served as expert consultant to the UN Special Rapporteur in the Field of Cultural Rights for the 2013 report “The right to freedom of artistic expression and creativity”.