Celebrating Helmut Schmidt at 100 – Rethinking Europe

To celebrate Helmut Schmidt’s 100th birthday, the international symposium Rethinking Europe invites the world’s leading experts on European and international affairs to discuss the most pressing questions about Europe’s future – 100 days before the European elections. Three “Schmidt-topics” are in focus: foreign and security policy, economic and fiscal policy, as well as institutional affairs of the EU. What can be done to counter populist and anti-European movements and keep Europe united? What role can the EU play to advance economic prosperity for its citizens? And how can the EU be a relevant player in a new global (dis-)order? more

Discussion: Disinformation and the EP elections 2019

Do we have to fear a wave of disinformation in the context of the EP elections 2019? And from which countries or actors could they emanate? On February 19, Policy Fellow Paul-Jasper Dittrich will discuss these questions with Matthias Spielkamp (AlgorithmWatch) and Rebekah Tromble (University of Leiden) during a panel discussion at the Hertie School of Governance. You can register here to attend the event. Please also read our Policy Position "EP19: The Shadow of Disinformation". more