EventsCo-Inform showcased at two high-level events in Strasbourg and Paris
On the second day of the Forum, November 7th, Dr. Eleni Kyza from the Cyprus University of Technology and Adrià Rodríguez-Pérez from SCYTL have presented the project at LAB 4, titled ‘Building resilience to disinformation’ and sponsored by the Education Department of the Council of Europe. The panel was moderated by Corina CĂLUGĂRU, Ambassador of the Republic of Moldova, and featured some experts in the field such as Thomas Schneider, Vice-Director of the Swiss Federal Office of Communications, and Chair of the CDMSI.
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The opening ceremony was attended by President Emmanuel Macron, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, DRC President Félix Antoine Tshisekedi, and Chinese Vice President Wang Qishan.
Harith Alani from the Open University presented the project on November 12th and gave some examples of how misinformation can have a real impact on society.
As the #ParisPeaceForum2019 adventure comes to an end we’d like to thank the 7000 participants, from 140 countries,114 projects & 33 Heads of State for believing in our vision of a better global governance. See you next year for #ParisPeaceForum2020! https://t.co/hlqLx3YXHs
— Paris Peace Forum (@ParisPeaceForum) November 14, 2019
Co-Inform mission is to foster critical thinking and digital literacy.
Academic surveys have shown that online misinformation is becoming more difficult to identify. Online misinformation has the potential to deceive even readers with strong literacy skills. Our goal is to provide citizens, journalists, and policymakers with tools to spot ‘fake news’ online, understand how they spread, and obtain access to verified information.
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Co-inform project is co-funded by Horizon 2020 – the Framework Programme for Research and Innovation (2014-2020)
H2020-SC6-CO-CREATION-2016-2017 (CO-CREATION FOR GROWTH AND INCLUSION)
Type of action: RIA (Research and Innovation action)
Proposal number: 770302