Ole Reitov is an internationally recognized expert and consultant on artistic freedom. As appointed member of the EU/UNESCO Expert Facility on the UNESCO 2005 Convention he facilitates workshops and panels worldwide and is consulted by international human rights and arts organisations. 

As co-founder and the Executive Director of Freemuse 2013-2017 he represented the organisation in the UN Human Rights Council. 

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Originally a trained journalist he has working experience as a development expert, human rights advocate, and broadcaster from across the world.

His clients include:

UNESCO 

IFACCA - International Federation of Arts Councils and Culture Agencies  

OHCHR - Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights 

Swedish and Norwegian Arts Council 

SIDA - Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency 

New Democracy Fund 

EUNIC – European Union National Institutes for Culture 

Nordic Ministers Council

His global network include:

 

Policy makers

Artists

Media

Human rights- and cultural organisations

Key staff members at various ministries and UN bodies

He provides consultation and expert services in the following fields:

 

REPORTS AND EVALUATIONS

Artistic freedom, cultural rights

 

TRAINING COURSES AND WORKSHOPS

Artistic freedom, the UNESCO 2005 Convention

 

CONFERENCES & SEMINARS

Ideas development, planning, implementation, moderation and key notes of events and conferences

ADVOCACY & CAMPAIGNS

Strategic planning and implementation of local, regional and global advocacy on cultural rights, freedom of artistic expressions and diversity of cultural expressions

 

ARTISTS AT RISK

Personal advice, network development, development of public address