Policy Paper: Teaching the State to Talk: Lessons for the Czech Republic on Using Strategic Communication as a Counter-Disinformation Tool
In recent years, the Czech Republic has, along with the rest of the Western world, experienced the harmful effects of disinformation on its democracy, state functionality, and social cohesion. Although it acknowledged the existence of the problem in the 2016 National Security Audit, it has been, to date, unable to organize its defences and develop an effective and comprehensive system capable of countering this new and elusive threat.
CHOICE’s latest exclusive report from a team of regional experts across Czechia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania and Slovakia summarizes the ongoing debates on Huawei’s involvement in each of their respective nations, thus formulating a mosaic of the region at-large.
Connecting V4 and other regional expert networks & researching potential for future EU coalitions: V4 & Benelux
After the United Kingdom’s withdrawal from the European Union, partnerships among the remaining 27 Member States are being rethought and new alliances are being established. This briefing paper, built upon an expert roundtable discussion organised by the Association for International Affairs, assesses the current state of V4-Benelux cooperation and its possibilities and challenges.