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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New BIK Policy Map

The latest report examines the further implementation of the Better Internet for Kids (BIK) Strategy in 30 European countries.

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Coronavirus

The pandemic has presented some new online challenges. Find help and guidance.

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Illegal content online

INHOPE - the International Association of Internet Hotlines - leads the fight against child sexual abuse material (CSAM) online.

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Want to stay up to date on topical online safety issues?

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Some online challenges can be fun but some can be extremely dangerous, while the number of views and likes received is seen as an important part of the whole process.

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Online reputation refers to the information that can be found about an individual online, which can be used by others to build up a picture of the person in question.

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Want to find out more about Safer Internet Centre (SIC) services and resources in your country?

Check out your SIC profile page to connect with national resources and sources of support, providing awareness raising, helpline, hotline and youth participation services.

Calendar

Discover a range of events, actions and international days which touch upon safer and better internet issues.

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Stay up to date

Stay up to date with the latest news, events and campaigns on safer and better internet issues.

Events and campaigns

Safer Internet Day

On Tuesday, 9 February 2021 we celebrated the 18th edition of Safer Internet Day. With actions taking place right across the globe, once again we all joined "Together for a better internet". Find out more about what happened in your country, and how various organisations marked the day.

Safer Internet Forum

This year's edition of Safer Internet Forum took place online towards the end of November 2020 with the theme of "Digital (dis)advantage: creating an inclusive world for children and young people online". In case you missed it, session recordings and selected presentations are now available.

Latest news from Safer Internet Centres and beyond

Record levels of support for Safer Internet Day in Poland

Poland managed to beat last year’s record of the number of local initiatives organised on Safer Internet Day (SID). The 2021 edition of the campaign resulted in 4,700 institutions actively involved in undertaking online safety-related initiatives.

Having a strong password is essential

A password is like a key to the doors of the online universe. It protects personal information and secures access to profiles or accounts. It is essential to talk about confidentiality with children and encourage them to configure a strong password. To help adults doing so, the Belgian Safer Internet Centre is sharing a range of advice on the topic.

Tips on dealing with cyberbullying on social media

The Belgian Safer Internet Centre is sharing guidelines for children and youth, parents and educators to follow in order to deal with cyberbullying incidents that may potentially arise on social media. 

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Find resources, videos, events, and guides all designed to help us all contribute to creating a safer and better internet for children and young people

Are you looking for lesson plans, resources and videos to use in the classroom or at home?

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Want to stay up to date with key events in the online safety calendar?

Visit the events calendar

Want the lowdown on the latest apps and platforms, and where to get help with them?

Check out the guide to apps

Our quarterly bulletin can help you stay up to date on topical better internet issues

Browse the archive of bulletins