Disinformation in virtual spaces can have serious real world impacts, shaping public opinion, undermining security and threatening the impact of humanitarian aid efforts. How is it experienced at the level of the United Nations and its work, and what can we do about it?

Damian Cardona

Damian Cardona

Damian Cardona has more than 26 years of experience in strategic communications, crisis communications, outreach and campaigns within the United Nations system, serving in Africa, Latin America and Europe. Before joining the United Nations, Mr. Cardona was based in Amman, Jordan, from 1998 to 2002 as Regional Middle East Communications Delegate for the International Federation of the Red Cross (IFRC).   

Mr. Cardona holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Barcelona and master’s degree on international relations from the Institut d’Études Politiques in Grenoble, France.

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