The spread of online disinformation is a threat that can deeply affect our society by hampering the ability of citizens to make informed choices, disrupting electoral processes and breaking the integrity of our democratic institutions. Its complexity represents a challenge that needs to be tackled on multiple fronts and through a more holistic approach. Join us at our interactive event, where you will hear from different stakeholders their ideas and concrete solutions to finding the way forward in addressing this issue.
WHEN: Tuesday, 12 November 2019, 9.00 – 14.00
WHERE: European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) 2 Rue Van Maerlant, Room VMA3, Bâtiment Van Maerlant, 1000 Brussels
WHAT: Panels will explore:
• How far-reaching is regulation?
• Empowering citizens to counter online disinformation through knowledge, digital skills and actions