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from Irina Nedeva, Sofia 23/02/22
Dear friends from AEJ sections, If interested feel free to register by Thursday for this zoom event in English on 25 Feb 22 at 14,30 Paris time:
Lecture with a focus on the fight against misinformation by Christine Lord (IREX)
An online lecture for journalists on “Fighting misinformation: what have we learned so far?” , organized by the US Embassy in Bulgaria and AEJ-Bulgaria on February 25, 2022 from 14:30 to 15:30 Central European Time (Paris).

The speaker will be Christine Lord, President and CEO of the International Research and Exchanges Board (IREX), a non-profit organization specializing in education and social development. The Lord’s work is focused on strengthening the role of institutions, supporting young people and combating misinformation. She is actively involved in the Learn to Discern program for global opposition to misinformation and misinformation.

The moderator of the event will be Maria Cheresheva, a freelance journalist and a member of the Board of AEJ-Bulgaria. Jeffrey Weinschenker, Public Affairs Adviser at the US Embassy in Bulgaria, will open the session.

The event will be in English and no translation is provided. Access is free, but pre-registration is required here until 15:00 on February 24, 2022.

More about IREX

The organization is among the leaders in providing access to information technology, promoting independent media and providing opportunities for education and development of leadership skills among young people. Every year, IREX publishes the Media Sustainability Index, which offers a thorough analysis of the state of the media environment in 21 countries in Europe and Asia, including Bulgaria.

Irina Nedeva

Journalist & Documentary Films

Special Representative in Issues of Disinformation and Fake news with Association of European Journalists
Senior editor, BNR (Bulgarian National Public Radio),
Cell: (+359) 884 362843

E-mails[email protected][email protected]

Best Regards

Research Institute for European and American Studies (RIEAS)

in cooperation with the

Embassy of the Republic of Poland in Athens

The Embassy of the Republic of Lithuania in Athens

are pleased to invite you to the online expert seminar

NATO vs Hybrid Threats in the Contemporary World – the perspective of the Eastern Flank

Thursday, 24th of February, 2022

16:00-18:00 EET (Athens, Vilnius)

15:00-17:00 CET (Warsaw)

Venue: Online via Zoom

Language: English




˗          Director of the Research Institute for European and American Studies (RIEAS), Greece, Prof Ioannis (John) M. Nomikos

˗          Ambassador of the Republic of Poland in the Hellenic Republic, H.E. Artur Lompart


Panel 1 – 2022 Challenges for the NATO

˗          United States Navy, (Ret), Commander Demetries Grimes (response to the challenges threatening the Eastern Flank of NATO – the US’s military perspective)

˗          Jagiellonian University, Faculty of International and Political Studies, Head of the Department of National Security, Prof Artur Gruszczak (perspective of Poland on the challenges for the Eastern Flank of NATO)


Panel 2 – Hybrid Threats on the Eastern Flank

˗          The Polish Institute of International Affairs, Analyst of Belarus and Security Policy of the Russian Federation, Dr Anna Dyner (Belarus, disinformation and migration threats)

˗          Eastern Europe Studies Centre, Lithuania, Project Manager and Policy Analyst, Justinas Kulys (hybrid threats for the Baltic States)

˗          The Centre for Eastern Studies, Poland, Analyst of Ukrainian Affairs, Krzysztof Nieczypor (Ukraine between Russia and the West)


Concluding Remarks: Greece’s view on the situation on the Eastern flank

˗          Director of the Research Institute for European and American Studies (RIEAS), Prof Ioannis (John) M. Nomikos



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Topic: RIEAS and Polish Embassy in Athens) ZOOM WEBINAR LINK

Time: Feb 24, 2022 04:00 PM Athens

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Passcode: 303588

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