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High-Level Group on Fake News and online disinformation

The work of the High-Level Expert Group will contribute to the development of an EU-level strategy on how to tackle the spreading of fake news and disinformation, to be presented in spring 2018. The group gathers 40 representatives of social media platforms and media organisations and of citizens, civil society organisation and experts such as journalists and academia.

The expert group is gathering opinions on what actions could be taken at EU level to give citizens effective tools to identify reliable and verified information and adapt to the challenges of the digital age.

The High-Level Expert Group met for the first time on the 15th of January 2018. The second meeting is taking place on the 7th of February with the same composition as for the 1st meeting. Consecutive meetings are planned for the 23rd of February and 7th of March. Professor Madeleine de Cock Buning is the Chair of the High Level Group. She is Professor at the University of Amsterdam, specialised in Intellectual Property, Copyright and Media and Communication Law.

Minutes of the 1st meeting of the High Level Group

List of members

More information on the Fake News initiative.

Participate to the public consultation on fake news by 23 February 2018.



Minutes 15 January 2018 Meeting HLG Fake News.pdf