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Making fact-checking a global practice: towards a common approach to countering disinformation and misinformation | Delegation of the European Union to the United Nations

July 7, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Disinformation and misinformation have been broadly recognized among major modern threats. They affect societies and the functioning of democracies all over the world and, with the profusion of communication channels and advances in digital technology, they spread rapidly and threaten public goods, risk increased polarization in societies and limit the fundamental freedom to hold opinions and to receive and impart information and ideas without interference.