Tuesday 05 September
Public panel debate in Brussels on "Civil society in cyber space - opportunites, threats and recommendations for EU external action" with David Kaye (UN Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression), Mercedes García Pérez (Head of Human Rights Division, EEAS), Arzu Geybulla and Waqass Goraya (online activists and bloggers) and Niels ten Oever (Article 19).
Organised by the Permanent Representation of Estonia and the Permanent Representation of The Netherlands.
Wednesday 06 September
ALDE Seminar in the European Parliament in Brussels on "Protecting European Democracy in a Post-Truth Society"
Fake news, propaganda, social media, new technology companies: this seminar wants to develop a holistic approach toward these different, but interlinked challenges, which have ramifications on the EU’s internal digital single market policies and its domestic and external policies.