Coronavirus: EU strengthens action to tackle disinformation

June 10, 2020
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On 10 June, the European Commission and the High Representative are assessing their steps to fight disinformation around the coronavirus pandemic and are proposing a way forward.

This follows the tasking by European leaders in March 2020 to resolutely counter disinformation and reinforce resilience of European societies.

The coronavirus pandemic has been accompanied by a massive wave of false or misleading information, including attempts by foreign actors to influence EU citizens and debates. The Joint Communication analyses the immediate response and proposes concrete action that can be quickly set in motion.

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Joint Communication – Tackling COVID-19 disinformation: getting the facts right

Tackling coronavirus disinformation factsheet

EU vs disinfo website

Countries covered:

  • Algeria
  • Egypt
  • Israel
  • Jordan
  • Lebanon
  • Libya
  • Morocco
  • Palestine *
  • Syria *
  • Tunisia