Hybrid threats: the erosion of democracy from within

What does hybrid threat mean? What is its scope? How to respond?

PERFORMED ACTIVITY
9 June 2022 - 18:00h
LOCATION: Sala Jordi Maragall, CIDOB. Elisabets 12, 08001 Barcelona
ORGANIZED BY: CIDOB (Barcelona Centre for International Affairs) with the support of the U.S. Consulate General in Barcelona

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Objective

Disinformation and online manipulation are effective tools to fuel polarization and erode institutional trust. Why are they considered hybrid threats? What strategies are there in the United States and the European Union to deal with this? How can you gain resilience and strengthen your ability to detect fake content? A debate between Laura Thornton, senior fellow and director of the Alliance for Securing Democracy at The German Marshall Fund (online), Carme Colomina, research fellow on Disinformation, EU and Global Politics at CIDOB (Barcelona Centre for International Affairs), Nereida Carrillo, journalist and founder of learntocheck.org, and Jean Wyllys, former MP and LGBTIQ+ activist, Brazil.

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Participants

SPEAKERS

Nereida Carrillo

Nereida Carrillo

Journalist; Founder, learntocheck.org

Carme Colomina

Carme Colomina

Research Fellow on Disinformation, EU and Global Politics, CIDOB (Barcelona Centre for International Affairs)

Laura Thornton

Laura Thornton

Senior Fellow and Director, Alliance for Securing Democracy, The German Marshall Fund (online)

Jean Wyllys

Jean Wyllys

Former MP and LGBTIQ+ activist, Brazil

Hybrid threats: the erosion of democracy from within PERFORMED ACTIVITY