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Jean-Paul Marthoz

Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ)
Senior Adviser

In addition to his role at CPJ, Jean-Paul is also vice-chair of the advisory committee of the Europe and Central Asia division of Human Rights Watch, a foreign affairs columnist at Le Soir and associate editor of Europe’s World. He teaches international journalism at the Université Catholique de Louvain (UCL, Belgium) and journalism ethics at the Institut des Hautes Etudes des Communications Sociales (IHECSS, Brussels). Author in 2010 of a report on the Press Complaints Commission and the hacking scandal he advises the European Journalism Network on Latin America. Previously Jean-Paul was foreign editor and chief of the editorial page of Le Soir, director of the Media for Democracy Program at the International Federation of Journalists, European press director of Human Rights Watch (1996-2006) and editorial director of the foreign affairs quarterly Enjeux internationaux. He is the author or coauthor of some 20 books on journalism, human rights and international relations.

My Moderators Sessions

Wednesday, June 19

2:45pm CEST