Short Summary from Side Events: DAY 2
Strenghtening Liberalism in Central and Eastern Europe
Globsec in collaboration with Brookings and Transatlantic Democracy Working Group held a session on Strenghtening Liberalism in Central and Eastern Europe. The participants discussed the most troubling trends across the region as well as a variety of tactics and activities how to tackle them.
From foreign interference to information operations carried out by domestic agents. Fruitful expert discussion about disinformation, information operations and election interference with Laura Rosenberger and Nada Kovalcikova from German Marshall Fund US, Prof. Martin Innes from the Cardiff University, Daniel Milo and Miroslava Sawiris from the StratCom team, GLOBSEC.
Disruptive Innovation Towards a More Sustainable Europe
Despite the existence of innovative treatments, cancer is quickly becoming the biggest cause of disease burden in the EU. Important discussion at Globsec2019 about Innovation in Healthcare. Is EU Seizing the Momentum?
European Defence Roundtable: Europe moving forward toward joint procurement and common projects
Climate change is a source of structural change in the economy and financial system. A paradigm shift, instead of incremental changes, by traditional, financial stakeholders is needed to meet the set energy and climate goals.
From Reach to Engagement: Fighting Disinformation by Strengthening Online Presence
In the changing times of internet communication speakers offered an interesting presentation about presence on the internet, web marketing and disinformation fighting througthout new ways which can be provided by social media and their content creators and internet celebrities.
Strategic Communication in EaP countries: Civil Society Leading the Fight Against Disinformation
Closed-door session opened by Katarina Mathernova and Dovile Sukyte led by Brian Whitmore with contribution of Nataliya Gumenyuk and Katarina Klingova was focused not only on fighting propaganda, but also on debunking fake news and disinformation and searching for appropriate ways to transform state institutions, civil society and internet environment in this regard.