Ole Reitov is an internationally recognized expert, consultant, producer, facilitator, trainer and speaker. He is appointed member of the 2005 UNESCO Convention expert facility. He co-founded and was Executive Director of Freemuse and represented the organization in the UN Human Rights Council.

Originally a trained journalist he has working experience as a development expert, human rights advocate and broadcaster from across the world from diverse cultures and political systems such as Bhutan, India, Pakistan, Turkey, Egypt, Zimbabwe, Mali, South Africa, Lebanon, Bolivia, USA as well as Europe.

His clients include:

UNESCO

Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

Swedish Arts Council

Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency

University of Hildesheim

Nordic Ministers Council

Norwegian Arts 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