On Wednesday, 28th September 2022, the Centre for European Perspective (CEP) in cooperation with the Polish Embassy organized a closed Panel discussion on Russian disinformation with Mr Piotr Skwieciniski, deputy director of the Department for public and cultural diplomacy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Poland. The event was organized for Slovene governmental representatives.
The attendees addressed Russian disinformation and how the Polish government counters it. They also touched upon various aspects of this phenomenon and discussed how to tackle it, the content of disinformation, its identification, and its scope. Mr Skwieciniski and Polish ambassador Mr Krzysztof Olendzki also presented concrete activities the Polish government uses as regards the issue.
During the lively discussion, Slovenian government representatives got valuable input on the Polish perspective on disinformation and ways to counter it. Disinformation is a very complex issue, and we can successfully tackle it only by addressing it unitedly.