INGE - Special committee on foreign interference in all democratic processe

INGE - Special committee on foreign interference in all democratic processe

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The special committee INGE on foreign interference in all democratic processes in the EU, including disinformation is, among others, tasked with thoroughly analysing the investigations that showed that crucial electoral rules were breached or circumvented. It will have to identify possible areas that would require legislative and non-legislative actions vis-à-vis social media platforms, to suggest coordinated action at EU level for tackling hybrid threats, and to counter information campaigns and strategic communication of malign third countries that harm the EU. The Special Committee on Foreign Interference holds on 12 May it constitutive session to elect its chair and four vice-chairs on 12 May. The committee is tasked with screening existing and planned EU legislation for loopholes that could be exploited by non-EU countries for malicious purposes

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Event date16/05/2022