Has the West adequately responded to the Russian military aggression against Ukraine? Is there no other way to supply energy to Europe than building Nord Stream 2? How serious is the threat of Russian fake news? Watch the ICDS V-Talk with Brian Whitmore, Senior Fellow and Russia Program Director of the Center for European Policy Analysis (CEPA) after an insightful and sharp discussion on Russia’s hybrid warfare at ICDS on 11 March 2019.
“We should take more seriously the imminent importance of providing education to various stakeholders on practical aspects of information resilience, strategic communication and cyber security”, emphasised ICDS Chief Executive Dmitri Teperik, who also leads the Estonian-Ukrainian co-operation development programme “Resilient Ukraine” 2018-2020.
ICDS Chief Executive Dmitri Teperik was invited to introduce the continuing development cooperation programme “Resilient Ukraine 2018-2020” to the international master students at the Tallinn University of Technology.
ICDS team continues to realise the Estonian-Ukrainian development cooperation programme Resilient Ukraine 2018-2020, which supports the implementation of Ukraine’s decentralization reform through human capacity development for cyber and informational resilience at regional level of governance in East and South Ukraine.
ICDS organised two public presentations of the research study entitled “A Route to National Resilience: Building Whole-of-Society Security in Ukraine”. The events took place on 27 June 2018 in Kharkiv and 3 July 2018 in Mariupol.
International spring school Resilience League 2018 “A better situational awareness by digital tools of OSINT, InfoOps, Social Media, Big Data, and Predictive Analytics” was held in Tallinn 15-18 May 2018.
In the framework of a large-scale development cooperation project, focused on introducing Estonian experience to representatives of security sector in eastern Ukraine, ICDS-led team conducted a comprehensive research aimed at delivering realistic policy recommendations on acknowledging civil society’s role in strengthening national resilience and security in Ukraine and enhancing co-operation between the state authorities and civil society in this field.