Building peace in the minds of men and women

World Press Freedom Day 2019 - Academic Conference

Silvia Chocarro

Head of Protection of Journalists & Human Rights Defender, ARTICLE 19.

Silvia Chocarro has a careeer that spans over 20-years focusing on promoting the human right to freedom of expression in various capacities, building a comprehensive and holistic approach on the issue.  She has a degree in Journalism, a postgraduate in International Information and Developing Countries and a PhD in Journalism. 


She is the editor of "International Standards on Freedom of Expression: Guide for the Judiciary" (CIMA-NED) and "Women in the Communication World” (Icaria). She is also part of the advisory group for UNESCO’s World Trends in Freedom of Expression and Media Development Report.