About US

United Sketches is an International Association for Freedom of expression and Cartoonists in exile. Founded on March 8th 2015 and based in Normandy – France [Le Mémorial de Caen], It’s the World’s biggest growing professional network of cartoonists by its active ambassadors in each country. United Sketches‘s ambassadors are engaged, active and independent cartoonists who suggest and/or confirm potential new members.


Kianoush Ramezani

Founder & President

Iranian Artist and Activist living and working in Paris since 2009 as a political refugee.
His editorial cartoons appears in Courrier International and other national and International media in France and other countries such as Guardian, Arte, Iran Human Rights, etc.
He is curating and directing “Sketch Freedom” International cartoon expo since 2013 in collaboration with Gothenburg film festival and Swedish national archives in Gothenburg.

      Jean-Francois Akandji Kombé

      Vice President

      Jean-François Akandji-Kombé, born in Central african Republic, He lives in France (Paris). He is Professor at the Pantheon-Sorbonne University (Paris 1st), Director of the Pantheon-Sorbonne’s professional training Institute, Honorary Dean of the Normandy Faculty of Law and politics (in Caen, France), General Coordinator of the Academic Network on the European Social Charter and Social Rights (ANESC), Founder President of the Panafrican Institute of Action and Prospective (IpaP), and Founder of the Citizen Movement “Union Sacrée du Peuple Centrafricain”

          Patrick Nicolle

          Secretary General

          Born in 1955 in Caen. Professor of the History, municipal Councillor, Delegate to Memory, Vice president of the Memorial of Caen.