Willem De Maeseneer is a Belgian journalist.

He holds a Bachelor's degree of Journalism (Ghent) and works as an editor at MO *, a Belgian quarterly magazine for international news with a focus on development cooperation. Willem writes about global warming, conflicts and geopolitics. Geographically, he mainly, but not exclusively, follows Africa and the Middle East. Willem also wrote for other Belgian magazines such as Knack.


Willem De Maeseneer
Africa, Middle East

Supported projects

Persian Picnics

  • Art
  • Religion

IRAN - The Iranians are caught between two fires today. On the one hand they suffer the American sanctions, on the other hand there are many domestic issues to overcome. During the "Nowruz" period, we investigated this stifling position with various teams across Iran. The story about Nowruz transcends borders and identities.