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On August 28 in Odesa the Center for Public Diplomacy – in compliance with all quarantine security measures – will carry out the seminar “Disinformation as an instrument of hybrid warfare: aspects of its spread and possibilities to counter propaganda” for representatives of local authorities, civil society and mass media.
Venue: Conference Hall, Orange Hotel, 1a Hrets’ka Str., Odesa
Time: 09:30 – 14:00
Mr. Yuri DIMCHOGLO, Deputy Chairman of the Odesa Regional Council;
Mr. Valdemaras SARAPINAS, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Lithuania to Ukraine (via video conferencing);
Mr. Michał KAMIŃSKI, Deputy Marshal of the Senate of the Republic of Poland;
Mr. Andrii VITRENKO, Chair of the Center for Public Diplomacy, Vice Minister of Culture for European Integration (2014-2016);
Dr. Nerijus MALIUKEVIČIUS, Expert on information security, Lecturer and Researcher at the Institute of International Relations and Political Science, Vilnius University (via video conferencing);
Ms. Iryna ZHOVTA, Chief Specialist of the European and Euro-Atlantic Integration Division of the State Committee for Television and Radio Broadcasting of Ukraine;
Mr. Serhii SYROTENKO, Chair of the Centre for Promotion of Changes “Vzaiemodiya”, Chief of Staff of the Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine on Humanitarian Issues (2016-2019);
Ms. Dar’ya HLUSHCHENKO, Speechwriter Analyst, Head of Communications Department at the Ukrainian National Bar Association;
Ms. Natalka SAD, Expert on Communications, Board Member of the Center for Public Diplomacy.
The event is held in cooperation with the State Committee for Television and Radio Broadcasting of Ukraine and the Odesa Regional Council, and funded under the Development Cooperation and Democracy Promotion Programme of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania.