November 19, 2018

International Autumn School Resilience League 2018 on Cognitive Resilience and Strategic Communication

Around 50 young professionals and experts from the Baltic states and Ukraine participated in the International Autumn School Resilience League 2018 on cognitive resilience and strategic communication.

During the training event the following topics were addressed: semiotics, psycholinguistics, emotional manipulation in communications, behavioural psychology, semantics, narratology, reflexive control and other related subjects. The format of the autumn school Resilience League 2018 included lectures and interactive seminars, prepared by speakers, trainers, knowledgeable specialists and recognised practitioners from Estonia, Lithuania, Germany, Italy, Finland, Sweden, United Kingdom, Bulgaria, Ukraine and other countries.

President of Estonia Ms. Kersti Kaljulaid also attended the event and discussed with the participants various aspects of resilience. As she underlined: “Resilience means also empathy. The best resilience is when your state truly protects your freedoms and then leaves it up to you how actually enjoy these freedoms.”

International Autumn School Resilience League 2018 was organized in cooperation between the National Centre of Defence & Security Awareness – (Estonia) and ICDS. The event was kindly supported by NATO, German Embassy in Tallinn and Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Baltic States. Resilience League is an international co-operation platform for experts and young professionals to create shared experience, obtain new practical knowledge and develop innovative methods for effective counteracting hostile influence.

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