Najat VallaudBelkacem, former Minister and Director General of ONE France NGO
As part of its cycle of conferences, the EuromedUniversity of Fez welcomed Mrs. Najat Vallaud-Belkacem, former Minister of Women'sRights, then of the City, Youth and Sports, then of National Education, Higher Education and Research of the French Republic, and currentlyDirector General of the international solidarity NGO ONE France, who gave a conferencetoday on the theme "Fake news, intoxication and information disorders:detectingthem, fightingthem".
This conference-debate, moderated by Pr Hafsa El Bekri, professor-researcher at the UEMF and co-director of the Think Tank Research Institute for European, Mediterranean and AfricanStudies (RIEMAS), was an opportunity for ourstudents and staff to attend a debaterich in reflections and exchanges.
Duringthis meeting, Ms. Vallaud-Belkacemraisedseveral questions related to the great impact of Fake news on public opinion, the negativeconsequences on democracy in oursocieties and the means to fightagainstdisinformation and the deregulation of information.
As a reminder, Ms. Najat Vallaud-Belkacem continues to give, throughoutthisacademicyear, a series of lectures and seminars for the benefit of ourstudents.