Best practises in the whole of society approach in countering hybrid threats

31-05-2021 - 17:44 INGE
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Over recent years, the EU has increased efforts to strengthen its resilience to hybrid threats. A model of preparedness based on the notions of ‘whole-of-society’, ‘whole-of-government’ and ‘societal resilience’ has gained ground. The precise meaning of resilience and its exact relationship to hybrid threats and the whole-of-society approach require clarification. The study also analyses some best practices in this approach from three case studies and provides proposals for further actions.