Creating a safer and better internet for children and young people
The Better Internet for Kids portal provides information, guidance and resources on better internet issues from the joint Insafe-INHOPE network of Safer Internet Centres in Europe, and other key stakeholders.
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This year's edition of Safer Internet Day (SID) took place on Tuesday, 8 February 2022. Save the date for Safer Internet Day 2023 which will take place on Tuesday, 7 February 2023.
What can be done to ensure that the digital world is fit for the future? And how can we ensure that we promote, protect, respect and fulfil the rights of all children and young people when they go online? The #DigitalDecade4YOUth consultation, campaign and resulting report has encouraged children and young people, and those that support them, to have their say.
The 2022 edition of the Safer Internet Forum (SIF) took place on Thursday, 27 October 2022. It had the theme of A Digital Decade for children and youth: BIK+ to protect, empower and respect!
Latest news from Safer Internet Centres and beyond
Challenge Together Social Online 2022: these initiatives contributed to a more social online worldDutch Safer Internet Centre
During the Media Literacy Week in 2021, the Dutch Media Literacy Network laid out a challenge: if we want social media to be a welcoming place for everyone, we have to start working together now. Because there is a lot at stake. Together, we can encourage a more positive social online behaviour. We promised that the network would continue with this theme in 2022. That is why, earlier this year, the network called on partners to commit to a more social online world, with the Social Online Together challenge. These are the winners for 2022.
Cybersecurity competitions for students organised by the Estonian Safer Internet CentreEstonian Safer Internet Centre
The Tallinn University of Technology is a part of the Estonian Safer Internet Centre (SIC) consortium and regularly carries out cybersecurity competitions for students.
Dutch Media Literacy Week 2022Dutch Safer Internet Centre
The successful Dutch Media Literacy Week 2022 – Like and Cancel (4 to 11 November 2022) is now behind us. This year, the campaign to raise awareness for media literacy was geared towards promoting pro-social behaviour online. By standing up for another when witnessing offensive behaviour online, you’re making clear that it is unacceptable. If we work together, we can change the social norms enabling this kind of hurtful behaviour.
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