Republic of Belarus

Impressive Eastern Europe conference on disinformation in Frankfurt a.M.

Impressive Eastern Europe conference on disinformation in Frankfurt a.M. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram Increasing means of disinformation and manipulation in Eastern Europe "Media, opinion making, human rights in the countries of the Eastern Partnership and Russia", the one-year project, ended on 6-7 December 2019 with a conference in Frankfurt am Main where the headquarter of the International Society for Human Rights/ISHR is located. The representatives of the participating countries Armenia, Azerbaijan,

Summer 2019 – Hot topics

Summer 2019, hot topics in the project work of the German section in the 6 countries of the Eastern Partnership and Russia  

Belarus. Collective responsibilty against disinformation.

 About the collective responsibility of state, media, civil society and user against disinformation From a speech at the round-table meeting “Disinformation in the media. Ways to overcome it” (“Disinformation in the media. Ways to overcome it”, Minsk, October 17, 2019) In the situation of the increased volume of fake news in both traditional and new media, an increase in cases of manipulation of the consciousness of information consumers, it is

Cybercrime and the rules of a personal response

Cybercrime and the rules of a personal response Image credit to Cerillion Skyline From a report at the seminar “Media, opinion formation, human rights” (Brest, September 28, 2019) The international experts on cybersecurity of Cybersecurity Ventures estimated that in 2019 cyber attacks occur every 14 seconds in the world. Increasing in number of cases of fraud using social engineering techniques is also expected to be totaled in the

“Disinformation in the media. Ways to overcome it” – the Belarusian section of the ISHR held a round table in Minsk

“Disinformation in the media. Ways to overcome it” – the Belarusian section of the ISHR held a round table in Minsk In terms of the implementation of the grant by the German Ministry of Foreign Affairs #CivilSocietyCooperation to the ISHR on the topic “Media, opinion formation, human rights,” the Board and the Scientific Expert Council of the Belarusian Section of the ISHR together with the Republican Public Association “Belarusian Philosophical

The Institute of International Relations (IFA) offers participation in the special program “Cross-Cultural Fellowships”

The Institute of International Relations (IFA) offers participation in the special program “Cross-Cultural Fellowships” Strengthening civil society CCP Fellowships enables professionals and committed volunteers to work in an intercultural environment for two to three months and to gather new skills. All information about the application process and requirements can be found here. Apply now! Whom is the programme designed for? Fellowships are principally awarded to people working in one of

EU to take action against fake news and foreign electoral interference

EU to take action against fake news and foreign electoral interference Foreign electoral interference seriously threatens European democratic societies to the benefit of anti-EU, right-wing extremist and populist forces, warn MEPs. Attempts to influence decision-making in the EU put at risk European democratic societies, warn MEPs in the resolution adopted on Thursday with 469 votes for, 143 against and 47 abstentions. Obscure party funding Parliament points out that foreign interference

Media, opinion formation, human rights – the Belarusian section of the ISHR held a seminar in Brest

Media, opinion formation, human rights – the Belarusian section of the ISHR held a seminar in Brest The Belarusian section of the ISHR held the 2nd seminar in terms of the implementation of the grant by the German Ministry of Foreign Affairs #CivilSocietyCooperation to the ISHR on the topic “Media, opinion formation, human rights” on September 28, 2019, in Brest https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YDgO4iAEMUo “BUG-TV” channel reports on the seminar The event was

The book “Human Rights and Personality” was published

  The book “Human Rights and Personality. The role of the individual in the knowledge, protection and realization of human rights,” was published under the scientific editorship of Professor Ivan Kotlyar, who also acted as a compiler of which.    The collection includes materials of a republican scientific and practical seminar on the mentioned problem held on the initiative of the professor on December 8, 2018, in Brest by the

Together against disinformation

Together against disinformation The Belarusian section of the ISHR held the first seminar following the plan of the implementation of a grant from the Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs to the ISHR #CivilSocietyCooperation on the topic “Media, opinion formation, human rights” on July 20, 2019, in the town of Luninets, Brest region. The seminar was prepared and held at a high organizational level. It was attended by journalists of regional