Rémy Ourdan

Journalist, Le Monde - President, WARM

Rémy Ourdan is a war correspondent, journalist for Le Monde newspaper, and documentary filmmaker. He is the founder and president of the WARM Foundation on Contemporary Conflicts.

As a reporter, Ourdan began in 1992 in Sarajevo under siege and covered conflicts in Bosnia, Croatia, Rwanda, Burundi, Congo, Eritrea-Ethiopia, Kosovo, Sierra Leone, Israel-Palestine, Afghanistan, Iraq, Mexico, Egypt, Libya, Central African Republic. He lived in Sarajevo and Baghdad. He covered post-war eras in Bosnia, Serbia, Rwanda, and international criminal justice. He is working on international jihad, al Qaeda and the Islamic State.

Rémy Ourdan is working on a long-term project on the siege of Sarajevo. He is the author and co-director of the documentary film The Siege (2016).

Rémy Ourdan founded the WARM Foundation on Contemporary Conflicts in 2012 in Sarajevo. WARM is organizing since 2014 an annual WARM Festival in Sarajevo.