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REDEM Conference: Equality and Electoral Democracy

Dr. Rumena Filipova took part in the international conference organized by REDEM: Reconstructing Democracy in Times of Crisis: A Voter-Centred Perspective, a Horizon 2020 project.  Discussions were centered on a wide range of fundamental questions underpinning the challenges and development of democracy, including the right to stand and political competition; forging compromise; voting arrangements; the …

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Meta Conference: “Experts on Misinformation in CEE”

IGA analyst Barbara Bačová attended the “Experts on misinformation in CEE” conference hosted by Meta that took place on November 16 in Warsaw and explored the spread of misinformation in Central and Eastern Europe during the war in Ukraine.  The event was attended by the leading NGOs and think tanks dealing with the information sphere in the …

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Joining Forces Against Misinformation: Science and Journalism in Central and Eastern Europe

Dr. Rumena Filipova took part in the international conference “Joining Forces Against Misinformation: Science and Journalism in Central and Eastern Europe”. The event took place on November 15 in Prague/online and  was organized by the international network SCIENCE+ run by global media development foundation Free Press Unlimited and its Prague-based sister organization Free Press for …

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4th International Forum on European Ukraine

Dr. Rumena Filipova participated in the 4th International Forum on European Ukraine “Overcoming Russia’s war against Ukraine: Strengthening links between political decision makers & civil society organizations in Europe”. It was organized by CivilM+ and took place on November 15-16 in Berlin.  IGA’s chairperson spoke on a panel, which discussed the variety of Russian channels …

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Mediapool Features IGA’s Ukraine Insider

Mediapool has featured the first paper in IGA’s Ukraine Insider series, where international experts on Ukraine analyze the crucial political-historical, media, and economic developments taking place in the country since the start of the Kremlin’s invasion. You can read the full article (in Bulgarian) here. 

Panel Discussion: Countering Disinformation in the Public Sphere

IVLP Impact Award recipients discussed their work and ways to strengthen community resistance to disinformation and fake news through media literacy at a panel discussion on October 19, 2022, organized by Meridian International Center.  Dr. Rumena Filipova moderated the discussion with Debora Peci, project manager in good governance at Democracy Plus, a think tank in …

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International Interdisciplinary Seminar: Information Disorders in Politics, Media and Historical Memories

Dr. Rumena Filipova took part in an international interdisciplinary seminar on Information disorders in politics, media and historical memories organized by ICDS-International Centre for Defence and Security (Estonia) and Bundeszentrale für politische Bildung (bpb)/Federal Agency for Civic Education (Germany). The conference took place between 21 and 25 September 2022 in Laulasmaa-Tallinn, Estonia. Key topics of …

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