Posts tagged as NATO STRATCOMCOE

NATO StratComTalks China’s Levers of Influence

Tuesday, January 12, 2021

The Rīga-based NATO Strategic Communications Center of Excellence (STRATCOMCOE) returns with a new series of online discussions January 13, with the first one focusing on China. “Increasingly, there have been concerns on China exerting influence around the world, including Europe, and their levers. This webinar will explore a couple of these areas – economic and technology,” say the organizers, adding that they hope to “provide a broader understanding and context. We…

NATO STRATCOMCOE director to predict 2021 trends

Tuesday, December 15, 2020

It’s the time of year when everyone likes to predict what will happen next year and beyond, and the Rīga-based NATO Strategic Communications Centre of Excellence (STRATCOMCOE) is no exception, albeit with a more specialized twist than the usual soothsaying about who will win Eurovision and whether Barcelona or Real Madrid will top La Liga. December 16 at 16:00 Rīga time (GMT 2) will see STRATCOMCOE director Jānis Sārts talking “Trends in Strategic Communications. From…

NATO STRATCOMCOE ponders ‘Russia’s strategy and activities in cyberspace’

Tuesday, December 1, 2020

The Rīga-based NATO Strategic Communications Center of Excellence (STRATCOMCOE) will be hosting another of its online discussions on December 2, this time with Russia firmly in focus. Titled “Russia’s strategy and activities in cyberspace”, the discussion will feature Oscar Jonsson, Academic Director of the Center for the Governance of Change at IE University, and Bilyana Lilly, a Pardee RAND Graduate School Fellow, with moderation from renowned Latvian journalist Olga Dragiļeva. “Reports on cyber-attacks linked to Russia…

NATO STRATCOMCOE to discuss EU view on disinformation

Tuesday, June 16, 2020

The Rīga-based NATO Strategic Communications Center of Excellence (STRATCOMCOE) is back with another online discussion on June 17. This time the subject is “Disinformation: the view from the EU” with Lutz Güllner (Head of Unit, European External Action Service), Anneli Kimber (Strategic communication project manager, Lund University) and Jānis Sārts (Director, NATO STRATCOMCOE). “China and Russia have been the main sources of disinformation during the COVID-19 crisis, highlighting the problem of disinformation. Both have tried to portray…

NATO STRATCOMCOE livestream event talks about China

Tuesday, June 9, 2020

The Rīga-based NATO Strategic Communications Center of Excellence (NATO STRATCOMCOE) is hosting another in its series of online discussions June 10, with China the topic under examination. Titled “China’s Influence in the Global Information Environment” the talk will feature Mareike Ohlberg (Senior Fellow, The German Marshall Fund of the United States Asia Program), Frederick Fooy (Senior Analyst, Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency) and Linda Curika (Communications Officer, NATO STRATCOMCOE). “The Chinese government is taking an assertive…

NATO STRATCOMCOE considers ‘Disinformation in Asia’

Tuesday, May 19, 2020

The Rīga-based NATO Strategic Communications Center of Excellence (STRATCOMCOE) offers up another online discussion May 20, with Asia the center of attention this time. Titled “Disinformation in Asia”, the discussion will feature Prof. Jonathan Corpus Ong (Associate Professor of Digital Media, University of Massachusetts-Amherst), Dr. Gulizar Haciyakupoglu (Research Fellow, Centre of Excellence for National Security, S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies), Dr. Jacob Wallis (Senior Analyst, Australian Strategy Policy Institute) and Ms. Monika Hanley (Fulbright Scholar, NATO StratCom…