Protecting democratic values by tackling pandemic-related disinformation

The project purpose is to monitor and analyse disinformation and media manipulations related to the coronavirus pandemic, and possible use of pandemic-related fake news and propaganda in order to influence or destabilise the situation in Central and Eastern Europe, particularly in EaP countries. The project will compare manipulations by means of electronic media and social media in the context of the pandemic, with attention to the general and more specific, country-related narratives and methods, as well as connections between involved proxy groups.

 

The project is implemented in cooperation with the Experts for Security and Global Affairs Association (Romania), and the Latvian Institute of International Affairs.

 

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PROJECT MATERIALS

 

Video of the international roundtable discussion COVID-19 Conspiracies as Component of Hybrid Threats in the EU and EaP (31 July), and a report about the event by the 1in.am Armenian News and Analyses.

 

Armenian and Latvian participants' articles in the July issue of the EaP Monthly Bulletin, and Romanian participants' full article.

 

9 Sept. 2020 Our partner, director of the Experts for Security and Global Affairs Association Dr Angela Grămadă had an interview with 1in.am Armenian News and Analysis about the role of civil society in dealing with misinformation about the pandemic and other issues.

 

Video of the international roundtable discussion The Pandemic: Challenges Faced by Civil Society (29 September).

 

The October issue of the EaP Monthly Bulletin features 4 articles related to the programme and the English version of Angela Grămadă's interview (originally published in Armenian on Sept. 9).

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