Democracy and Hybrid Threats


DEMOCRACY AND HYBRID THREATS

 

 

This fall, the National Security Council of Iceland in cooperation with the Institute of International Affairs, University of Iceland will be hosting two open seminars and a conference on hybrid threats.

The manifestation of hybrid threats can be diverse and have a substantial influence on societies. In this meeting the focus will be on fake news, media literacy, open democratic debate, and societal values.

 

MONDAY 16 SEPTEMBER FROM 10-12 AT THE NORDIC HOUSE
OPEN SEMINAR HOSTED BY THE NATIONAL SECURITY COUNCIL OF ICELAND.

The meeting will be held in English and admission is open to everyone for as long as the facilities will allow.

Opening remarks Katrín Jakobsdóttir, Prime Minister and Chair of the National Security Council

Speakers

Renee DiResta has degrees in Computer Science and Political Science from the Honors College at SUNY Stony Brook and is a 2019 Mozilla Fellow in Media, Misinformation, and Trust.

Sophie Roberts, Director, Community of Interests on Hybrid Influencing, European Centre of Excellence for Countering Hybrid Threats.

Panelists

Elva Ýr Gylfadóttir, Director of the Icelandic Media Commission.

Hjálmar Jónsson, President of the Union of Icelandic Journalists.

Moderator: Jón Gunnar Ólafsson, Associate Lecturer in Media and Communications, Goldsmiths, University of London.

 

Programme