Public Guest Lecture: Disinformation targeting elections: methods, techniques — and response

Wednesday 02 December 2020, 10:00 to 11:30

The VECO Communication & Public Relations Department warmly welcomes VECO faculty, staff and students to an online seminar on disinformation during election campaigns. This closed-room event will be held on Wednesday 2 December 2020, 10:00-11:30, via Microsoft Teams, with Anneli Ahonen, Head of the East StratCom EEAS Task Force.

Anneli Ahonen is Head of East Stratcom Task Force, a team in the EEAS (European Union External Action Service) that addresses Russia’s disinformation through proactive communication and media support in the Eastern Partnership countries, and exposes disinformation on Before joining the East Stratcom Task Force in 2017, Ahonen was working as a foreign reporter in St. Petersburg for eight years and covered, among other topics, St. Petersburg troll factory’s activities at its early stages.

The event is organised as a public guest lecture in the Communication & Public Relations programme of Brussels School of Governance.