Strategic Communication Discussed at Ministry of Defense
CHISINAU, May 18, 2019 — A group of experts of the NATO Strategic Communications Centre of Excellence from Riga, Latvia has met with General State Secretary, Radu Burduja, at the Ministry of Defense, on May 17, 2019.
The talks regarded the capability building of the defense institution’s strategic communication and the support which the center of excellence from Riga can offer in this regard.
The General State Secretary presented the necessities of the Ministry of Defense in the area of strategic communication that also includes a viable mechanism for counteracting fake news, propaganda, and public opinion manipulation.
Radu Burduja added that the institution is interested in the sector’s best practices that are used by other countries’ armies and their implementation in the Republic of Moldova.
The STRATCOM experts welcomed the idea of organizing the meeting requested by the Ministry of Defense and mentioned that they will support the institution with necessary expertise and training for a better understanding of the concept of strategic communication and its implementation in the Republic of Moldova.