In Ukraine, an increase in disinformation and propaganda has threatened democratic progress since the 2014 revolution. To address this issue, IREX developed a media literacy program called Learn to Discern (L2D) to teach citizens the latest techniques for identifying disinformation.
Meetings/workshops gathered various stakeholders with the aim of improving MIL in Bosnia and Herzegovina. An Advisory Group for Promoting MIL was created, Declaration on the Importance of MIL in B&H adopted, and an initiative launched for the adoption of the strategic framework for MIL in B&H.
A new initiative by the European Commission to underline the societal importance of media literacy and promote media literacy initiatives and projects across the EU.
The Independent Journalism Center is launching the online workshop encouraging journalists to document and thoroughly verify facts before publishing them.
The purpose in creating the “Mind Over Media in Romania: Propaganda for Critical Thinking” local curriculum was a) to fill curricular gaps in media education and contemporary propaganda by connecting these subjects to what is currently taught in schools; and b) to provide lesson plans which stimulate a critical discussion on the problems linked with contemporary propaganda in the Romanian public sphere
Implemented by SEENPM in partnership with the Prague-based Transition (TOL), the project is aimed at building local capacity in the Western Balkan region to combat propaganda, disinformation and misinformation.
Access Now, Civil Liberties Union for Europe (Liberties) and European Digital Rights (EDRi) issued a joint report evaluating the work done by the EU institutions to tackle online disinformation.
Seven media development organizations in the Western Balkans have joined forces under an EU funded project ’Media for Citizens – Citizens for Media’ to build capacities of CSOs to advance media and information literacy (MIL) in the region.
'EU vs Disinformation' website is part of a campaign to better forecast, address and respond to pro-Kremlin disinformation.