Simon Rico is a French journalist, co-chief editor at Le Courrier des Balkans,  based in Marseille, France.

Simon has worked in the post-Yugoslav countries since the late 2000s. He also covers these countries as a freelance journalist for different French speaking medias (Mediapart, Radio France Internationale, RTBF, etc.).

Simon also works for France Culture, where he produces programs focusing on the relationship between music, history and politics.

Simon Rico

Basic information

Simon Rico
co-chief editor
post-Yugoslav countries

Supported projects

Balkans: a deadly coal dependency

  • Energy
  • Environment

TUZLA - According to studies, the 18 coal power plants in the Western Balkans (WB) are responsible for more pollution than the 221 coal power plants still active in the European Union.

Women under attack in the Balkans

  • Equality
  • Human Rights

Women are losing rights everywhere in South-East Europe, first of all the right of abortion, but a new feminist movement is rising.