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COVID-19 self-isolation and health disinformation fostering radicalisation 

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07 April 2020

In the Foreign Policy article titled “ Self-Isolation Might Stop Coronavirus, but It Will Speed the Spread of Extremism “ Nikita Malik, director of the Centre on Radicalisation and Terrorism at the Henry Jackson Society in London, talks about how millions of people stuck at home will turn to social media, where disinformation is rife. Radical Islamists and far-right groups are exploiting widespread confusion and fear to spread hate.

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Data Together COVID-19 Appeal and Actions

Date: 
05 April 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic presents a major test for our science system and for our research and data infrastructures. These infrastructures, such as open science clouds and data commons, must serve the needs of science, policy, and humanity not only in ‘normal times’, but also in times of crisis by providing controlled access to quality data in real time and at scale for a range of scientific- and policy-related responses.

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Data-Driven Policies Against Radicalisation in Policy Cloud Pilot Project

Date: 
20 March 2020

The issue of radicalisation is high on the European agenda. Radical groups have been proven very effective in using the Internet as a propaganda medium for supporting radicalization, including the influence and recruitment of younger individuals which tend to be less resistant to propaganda.

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PolicyCloud to help make data-driven policy management a reality across Europe

Date: 
04 February 2020

H2020 project PolicyCloud to help make data-driven policy management a reality across Europe

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