Council Conclusions on Disinformation and Hybrid Threats

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DATE

20 June 2019

INSTITUTION

The Council of the European Union

SHORT SUMMARY

In this Council meeting the European Council welcomes the Commission’s intention to conduct an in-depth evaluation of the implementation of commitments undertaken under the Code of Practice.

These Council Conclusions highlight the evolving nature of the threats and the growing risk associated with Artificial Intelligence and data gathering techniques and underlines the need for continuous assessment and appropriate response.

They also welcome the adoption of a new framework for targeted restrictive measures, and the work on coordinated attribution at EU level to better deter and respond to cyber-attacks.