International Seminar Social Media in Times of a Long-Lasting Crisis


Strategies · Social Media · Timeline of a Crisis

Social Media play a significant role in Communicating a Crisis, externally and internally. Research show that more than 50% of people, especially younger demographics, search for relevant information on crisis development on various social media channels, rather than in the newspapers. That means, that you are communicating to a broad audience and need to makes sure to make your content as objective and independent as possible.

More details
about this event:

This webinar is designed to equip you with the information and recommendations on best approaches to communication during a long-lasting crisis. An expert from the European Commission, standing at the forefront of the currently biggest crisis, is going to present and discuss the timeline of a crisis, cross-audience communication and ways of increasing the creativity while during social distancing.

What will you learn at this Practical Seminar?

  • Optimising the use of online communication channels in long-lasting crisis
  • Communicating to multiple audiences
  • Supporting and motivating your team in difficult times
  • Reacting promptly, rightly and effectively to new developments of a crisis
  • Containing a crisis within the online world
  • Evaluating your online crisis communication activities
  • Being creative in times of social distancing

Who is this seminar for?

Directors, Heads of Departments or Units, Communication and Information Officers, Communication Experts, Social Media Managers, Editors and other members of staff

From departments such as:

  • Online and Social Media
  • Digital Communication
  • Information Office
  • Press Office/Media Relations
  • Online Editorial Team
  • Internal and External Communication
  • Public Relations (PR) and Public Affairs
  • External Relations


  • International and multilateral organisations
  • European Institutions
  • Executive Agencies
  • National and regional Public Authorities
  • Local Public Authorities
  • Universities
  • Health Institutions

Our expert
for this event:

Anja Türkan
Anja TürkanSocial Media for President Ursula von der Leyen, European Commission