Rémy Ourdan

Journalist, Le Monde

Rémy Ourdan is a French journalist, war correspondent for the newspaper Le Monde, and documentary filmmaker.

Rémy Ourdan began as a reporter in 1992 in besieged Sarajevo. He covers for nearly three decades the main conflicts in the world, as well as post-war, human rights and international criminal justice issues. He additionally continues his long-term work on Sarajevo and memories of war.

Ourdan organized on April 6, 2012, for the 20th anniversary of the war in Bosnia, a reunion called "Sarajevo 2012" for which hundreds of war reporters came back to Sarajevo. He published on that occasion, with Jon Jones and Gary Knight, the photo book "Bosnia 1992-1995".

Ourdan is a co-founder and was the first director (2012-2019) of the WARM Foundation on contemporary conflicts.

Rémy Ourdan is the author and co-director of the documentary film "The Siege" (Agat Films & Cie, 2016).