How to make societies less vulnerable to the threat of disinformation. Threats characteristic of COVID-19 pandemic: manipulating social groups, disintegrating and polarising societies. Disinformation as a weapon used for the purposes of internal and external politics – goals, instruments, efficiency. Areas of disinformation in Poland: energy, historical policy, international policy, migration, minorities. Aggressive disinformation operations deepening political and socio-cultural rifts – their consequences. How to counteract? Cooperation, coordinated efforts, education on how to develop social resilience to disinformation.
Head of East Stratcom Task Force, European Union
former Ambassador of the Republic of Poland to Estonia and Slovakia; former Director, NATO Information Office in Moscow
Vistula University, Polish Institute of International Affairs (PISM)
former Correspondent for the Polish Radio in Ukraine; Journalist, Belsat