The Red Web
How Russia uses the internet for propaganda and surveillance
MEPs Marietje Schaake and Kaja Kallas cordially invite you to an ALDE event on how various Russian authorities use the Internet, especially for propaganda and surveillance purposes. The event will be kicked off by the book launch of Andrey Soldatov and Irina Borogan´s ´The Red Web´.
'The Red Web' book presentation
About the Organiser
Marietje Schaake has been serving as a Member of the European Parliament for the Dutch Democratic Party (D66) with the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe (ALDE) political group since 2009. She serves on the International Trade committee and is the spokesperson for the ALDE Group on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP). Schaake also serves on the committee on Foreign Affairs and the subcommittee on Human Rights. She is the founder of the European Parliament Intergroup on the Digital Agenda for Europe. Furthermore, Marietje Schaake is the Vice-President of the US Delegation and serves on the Iran Delegation and the Delegation for the Arab peninsula. She was a Member of the Global Commission on Internet Governance and is a Young Global Leader and a Member of the Global Future Council on Future of Digital Economy and Society with the WEF.
Recent Live Streams by Marietje Schaake
About the Organiser
Kaja Kallas is an Estonian politician. She is currently a Member of the European Parliament elected from Estonia and belongs to the Group of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe. She has previously worked as an attorney-at-law and been a Member of the Parliament of Estonia (Riigikogu). She is also a Vice-Chairman of the Estonian Reform Party. In the European Parliament Kaja Kallas is a Vice-Chair of the Delegation to the EU–Ukraine Parliamentary Cooperation Committee. In addition she serves on the Committee on Industry, Research and Energy and is a member of the Delegation to the Euronest Parliamentary Assembly. She is a substitute for the Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection and the Delegation for relations with the United States.
In the 2014 election of the European Parliament Kallas received 21 498 votes. In 2011 election, when she ran for the Parliament of Estonia, she received 7157 votes.
As an attorney, she specialises in the European and Estonian competition law as well as on digital single market and energy.
She was a member of the XII composition of the Parliament of Estonia and the Chairman of the Economic Affairs Committee from 2011 to 2014. Kallas is a member of the Estonian Bar Association since 1999 and an attorney-at-law since 2002. She has been a partner in law firms Luiga Mody Hääl Borenius and Tark & Co and worked as a trainer in the Estonian Business School. She is also a member of the European Antitrust Alliance. As of 26 March 2011 she has been placed on inactive status as a member of the Estonian Bar Association.
Kaja Kallas is the daughter of Siim Kallas, the former Chairman of the Estonian Reform Party and the former Vice-President of the European Commission.