Building peace in the minds of men and women

World Press Freedom Day 2019

Wed, 1 May -
15:30 to 17:00

Parallel Session E

Sylvain Platevoet

Programme and International Development Manager, Cartooning for Peace

Sylvain Platevoet is a graduate in Anthropology and International Relations. Having worked as a Programme manager in the fields of democratic governance and culture for more than ten years, he joined Cartooning for Peace in 2018 to ensure the implementation of the association's international activities. He currently supervises and participates in the implementation of the "Cartooning for Peace and Democracy" Programme funded by the European Union. The Programme aims at promoting and defend the profession of press cartoonist and at relying on press cartoons for the implementation of media and information literacy activities. In this capacity, he co-facilitated the training of press cartoonists and education professionals in the Cartooning for Peace methodology.