The Kofi Annan Courage in Cartooning Award 2022
Geneva Celebrates Press Freedom and Editorial Cartooning with the Nobel Peace Laureates
May 3, 2022
Maison de la Paix, Geneva Graduate Institute
On the occasion of World Press Freedom Day, May 3, 2022, and the awarding of the "Kofi Annan Courage in Cartooning Award", the Freedom Cartoonists Foundation and the City of Geneva invited the public to an exceptional event: a conference by the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize winners, journalists Maria Ressa, founder of the news website Rappler in the Philippines, and Dmitry Muratov, editor-in-chief of the independent newspaper Novaya Gazeta in Moscow. They presented the 2022 international editorial cartoon award of the Freedom Cartoonists Foundation to our laureates, Gábor Pápai of Hungary and Vladimir Kazanevsky of Ukraine.
Speakers included: Michelle Bachelet, UN High-Commissioner for Human Rights, Simonetta Sommaruga, Swiss Minister for Environment, Transport, Energy and Communication, Sami Kanaan, Minister of Culture of the city of Geneva, and Patrick Chappatte, Editorial Cartoonist and President of the Foundation.