U.S. State Department decides to fund the fight against misinformation against NATO

U.S. State Department decides to fund the fight against misinformation against NATO

The U.S. State Department has decided to fund the fight against misinformation against NATO.

The document notes that “actions by a number of state and non-state actors “undermine the unity” of the North Atlantic Alliance. The State Department wants to strengthen the bloc’s influence by opposing such actions. No more than 25 thousand dollars can be allocated for the grant, and it must be implemented within a year and a half.

The agency welcomed proposals to use digital technologies and social networks, analyze shortcomings in NATO strategies and address existing problems practically. The projects’ target audience is young people from the security and defense sectors, as well as politics.

On November 27, it was reported that the U.S. Department of State has prepared to allocate 800 thousand dollars for “assistance to Ukraine: Washington intends to continue the program of cooperation with European countries. The project envisages that the U.S. and Central and Eastern European countries will cooperate to “pass on to Kiev the experience in the field of transition measures and integration with the EU.