Bob Coen

Is an award-winning filmmaker and journalist who has spent more than 30 years bringing attention to the global struggles for social justice. Growing up in Zimbabwe he began documenting the post-colonial and anti-apartheid struggles of southern Africa and went on to become CNN’s roaming Africa correspondent for more than a decade, covering conflicts across the continent. In 1997 he was awarded the Prix Bayeux for best television war correspondent for his coverage of the Liberian civil war. Since 2001 he has concentrated on investigative documentaries focusing on the geo-politics of the 21st Century which have been screened internationally by the world’s leading broadcasters and recognized with several awards. Bob also works as a communications consultant and media advisor for UNICEF and other UN agencies in their humanitarian and emergency efforts around the world.