Information warfare of the 21st century has begun, and the levels of its impact are almost unimaginable. There’s the evolving nature of the disinformation threat in the EU and its impact on public opinion, political discourse, and democratic processes. There’s also the involvement of foreign actors in disinformation campaigns targeting the EU. And let’s not forget the role of social media platforms, which always begs the question of regulating online content while preserving freedom of expression. Considering all the threats – is it even possible to counter disinformation?
European Commission in Croatia thinks it is – so explore the nature of threats and challenges and the responses that have been developed to counter it, in this important discussion moderated by Ognian Zlatev (Head of European Commission in Croatia) who will be joined by Jasna Jelisić (Head of Western Balkans Task Force, European External Action Service). In this comprehensive and interdisciplinary discussion of critical challenges facing the EU, they will shed a light on the importance of collaborative efforts in addressing this issue.