An overview of our projects

Editorial cartoonists have the ability to condense complex issues into a single image. An image that makes you think about the world around you. We work with international media, but also with universities, museums, NGOs and international bodies like the United Nations to produce cartoons on a range of issues, from climate change to human rights.

Journalism without fear or favour in Bangkok

Embassy of the Netherlands in Thailand
In light of the World Press Freedom Conference 2020, that will take place in The Hague and online, on December 9 and 10, the Embassy of the Netherlands in Thailand is hosting a cartoon exhibition on press freedom. The cartoons are selected from the submissions that were received in the World press freedom cartoon competition, organised by Cartoon Movement and Cartooning for Peace earlier this year. In addition, Stephff from Thailand, Zunar from Malaysia and Kyaw Thu Yein from Myanmar were commissioned to create a cartoon specially for this exhibition.

World Press Freedom Conference - Digital cartoon wall

2020 – Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands/UNESCO
On December 9 and 10, the World Press Freedom Conference 2020 (WPFC) will take place online and in The Hague, the Netherlands. The WPFC gathers journalists, media companies, human rights defenders, members of the judiciary, policymakers, academics, youth, NGOs and everyone who is interested in press freedom worldwide. During the conference, and in the week before, Cartooning for Peace and Cartoon Movement invite you to share your own thoughts, ideas, comments, concerns, sketches or photos regarding press freedom.

Comics journalism - Public authority in Africa

2020 - London School of Economics

In partnership with the Centre of Public Authority and International Development (CPAID) of the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), we are producing a series of six comics on public authority in different countries across Africa. The project is supported by the Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) and the Economic Social and Research Council (ESRC). View the full comics by clicking on the links below:

Peace & Justice

2014-2020 – Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands
Since 2014, we have worked with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands each year to promote human rights, peace, justice and security, using cartoons and our network of cartoonists. Working with Dutch embassies all over the world, ambassadors were paired with cartoonists from our network to give guest lectures at schools and universities in several countries. Cartoonists showed the importance of their work, and ambassadors talked about the relevance of peace and justice.

World Press Freedom Conference - Cartoon competition

2020 – Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands/UNESCO
The World Press Freedom Conference (WPFC) will take place on December 9 and 10, 2020 at the World Forum in The Hague, a city known for its role in international peace and justice. This year’s conference aims to digitally bring together the professional community of journalists, media companies, human rights defenders, members of the judiciary (including judges, lawyers and prosecutors) policymakers and NGOs, and to connect them to a large global audience that can actively participate online. Cartoon Movement partnered with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cartooning for Peace to organize a cartoon competition on this year's conference theme: journalism without fear or favour