Livestream: Information Integrity and the Future of Democracy

Date: 
27th September 2018

Link to the livestream.

Club de Madrid discussion, “Global Governance for Information Integrity” Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Latvia and NATO Strategic Communications Centre of Excellence.

Information Integrity and the Future of Democracy – Overview of Trends and Challenges

  • Vaira Vīķe-Freiberga, President, World Leadership Alliance – Club de Madrid
  • Solveiga Silkalna, acting State Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Latvia

Introduction to the challenges of information integrity:

  • Information integrity, truth and democracy: setting the stage – Stijn Hoorens, Associate Director, RAND Europe

Speakers:

  • Challenges to information integrity: new threats, or new tools for old threats? - Juris Binde, President, Latvijas Mobilais Telefons
  • The ethics of information integrity protection: need for a new social contract? – Jānis Sārts, Director, NATO StratCom COE
  • Addressing challenges to information integrity around the world: can one size fit all? – Tsakhia Elbegdorj, former President of Mongolia, World Leadership Alliance – Club de Madrid Nominated Member

Discussion using a “cards to the moderator” and/or tweet system:

  • Facilitated by Žaneta Ozoliņa, Professor of International Relations, University of Latvia, Member of the European Council of Foreign Relations