Efforts to counter violent extremism in North Africa and the Sahel have to take into account local dynamics. Dr Carlucci and Dr Marcuzzi will consider these, weigh the implications for NATO and NATO nations, and provide an outlook for the future.
When the young and female leadership of the Cabinet of Ministers of Finland came into power in December 2019, they made international headlines as pioneers of gender equality in governance. At the same time, their election provoked online resistance in the form of abusive messages. Many assumptions about their political inexperience were accompanied by sexist and misogynistic language. NATO StratCom COE experts decided to conduct a study which part of this online activity was human-led and which – automated
During these StratComTalks experts in Russian military affairs and propaganda and disinformation will provide their insights on the last year's Kavkaz 2020 and the upcoming Zapad 2021 exercises.
Social media have emerged as dominant global platforms for both private and political discourse. While these platforms have transformed communication and information exchange to enable democratic debate, they have also created environments where harassment, disinformation, hate-speech and extremism thrive.
With the rise of China, mounting hybrid security tensions in the Asia-Pacific region, and the increasingly widening North Korean missile and nuclear programme, the case for Japan to develop a comprehensive policy and institution for Strategic Communications seems self-evident.
Questions remain over the effectiveness of two key responses to online disinformation, fact-checking and debunking. Join the authors of our upcoming report to look at who is doing what, and how efforts might be evaluated. Speakers: Anneli Kimber-Lindwall (Lead Researcher), James Pamment (Lund University) and Mark Peebles (Chief Public Affairs, Task Force Latvia)
This webinar will explore a couple of these areas - economic and technology. This webinar will take a longer term perspective to these areas to provide a broader understanding and context. We will discuss how China uses economics and technology with a Strategic Communications focus.
For this event we have invited a panel of experts to discuss the security implications arising from the commercial trade of data with a focus on data brokers as the nexus of the data industry. Data brokers are companies that collect, aggregate and trade data. While poorly regulated and with little to no transparency, they control incomprehensible amounts of information about every aspect of our lives.
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