from the Mercator European Dialogue Workshop in Barcelona, 2-3 May 2019
Today, the proliferation of fake news is a top concern among Europeans. Members of network come in to discuss fact-checking, disinformation, and fake news in the context of the upcoming European Parliament elections and beyond.
from the MP Meeting at the European Forum Alpbach, 2019
Data collection has become a necessary tool for governments, but this workshop to policymakers highlights the need for strong checks and balances and a clearly defined mandate for governments to protect personal data from misuse.
Up against challenges that are symptomatic of system failure, like broken institutions, economic malfunctions, and mass distrust, MPs come together to answer an important question: how do we keep societies together in times of disruption?
The confluence of globalization, digitalization, technological advances and demographic change are radically reconfiguring the socio-economic fiber of our societies. Our network discusses 'what next?' for the European Union.
From the MP Meeting at the European Forum Alpbach, 2018
What can parliamentarians do to better participatory politics in their constituencies? During the conversations, they shared their own participatory tools and best practices from their political careers.
Digital change, technological innovation, and globalization are having implications on citizens' lives, their privacy and for society as a whole, with both dangers and promises for progress. How do we safeguard ethics in artificial intelligence?
by Lena Exner, German Marshall Fund of the United States
Inclusive, people-to-people diplomacy, focused on spaces for genuine exchange, could offer a partial response ending the disruptive political course in Europe, and might serve as a new guiding system for international relations.
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