Issam Cherat is the editor in chief of La Voix du Migrant (The Migrant’s Voice). He has experience in mediation, conflict resolution and migration issues. He is also the cofounder and coordinator of LEADERS. Aware of the importance of the current migrant crisis and its humanitarian dimension, he decided with a team of young journalists to create La Voix du Migrant with the mission to relay to the entire world the difficult challenges migrants and refugees face everyday. Being the first outlet of its kind in Morocco, the online newspaper has the ambition to become a platform for migrants to share their struggles, and to widen the debate to all the components of society in order to find collective solutions.
Main Pillar: Media
Areas of Expertise: Journalism and New Media Technologies
Country of Origin: Morocco
City of Residency: Meknes, Morocco