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Natalie Nougayrède

Natalie Nougayrède is a French journalist. She currently works as editorial board member and columnist at ‘The Guardian’, which she joined in October 2014. She was previously the executive editor of ‘Le Monde’, after being its diplomatic correspondent and Moscow bureau chief. She writes about international and European affairs, with a special focus on security issues and human rights.

Nougayrède was awarded two French journalism prizes, the ‘Prix de la Presse Diplomatique’ (2004), and the ‘Albert Londres Prize’ (2005), for her coverage of Russia and the Chechnya war. Furthermore, she has contributed to books on Vladimir Putin's Russia and on the Russian journalist Anna Politkovskaya who was murdered in 2006.

She is on the advisory committee of the Primo Levi Center in Paris; an organization that helps refugees who have been victims of torture. Nougayrède graduated from the Institut d'Etudes Politiques in Strasbourg in 1988 and the Centre de Formation des Journalistes in Paris in 1990.


Last update: 2016

Culture and Media, Foreign and Security Policy, Peace and Human Rights
Regional focus:
Global, Europe
2016, 2017
Richard von Weizsäcker Fellow