Ole Reitov is a global human rights defender, speaker, moderator, journalist and independent consultant. In 1999, he co-founded Freemuse, and acted as Freemuse Executive Director 2013-2017. He is appointed 2005 UNESCO Convention Expert on artistic freedom and has since 2015 organised and facilitated workshops and reports on artistic freedom for UNESCO in several countries – most recently in Ethiopia, Indonesia and Namibia. Ole has been consulted by IFACCA, Swedish Arts Council, EUNIC, UN Special Rapporteur in the field of Cultural rights and lectured worldwide on artistic freedom. His radio programs, articles, and book chapters on censorship dates back to the mid- 1980’s.