On this page, you'll find a selection of general news articles corresponding to creating a safer and better internet for children and young people.
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- Parenting for a Digital Future
With summer holidays on the horizon, our colleagues at Parenting for a Digital Future share the latest roundup of news on their blog.Read more
- BIK Team
"Young people are shaping online culture in so many ways. They use the internet to meet people around the world, create the videos that go viral, create art that moves us, and start and stand behind online social movements that make us think. They are building their dream Internet" states the Internet Society.Read more
- Internet Watch Foundation (IWF)
The Internet Watch Foundation (IWF) has won the 20th Anniversary Award 2018 in the UK ISP Internet Industry Awards for its ground-breaking work removing child sexual abuse imagery from the internet.Read more
- Paulina Nalivaikaitė, Youth Ambassador
From 26-28 June 2018, Lithuanian Safer Internet Youth Forum member and Better Internet for Kids (BIK) Youth Ambassador Paulina Nalivaikaitė participated in the Connecting the Dots Symposium: Young people, social inclusion and digitalisation, organised by the EU-CoE Youth Partnership. Here, she reflects on her experience.Read more
UNICEF has just published a new discussion paper on Children and Digital Marketing: Rights, risks and responsibilities complementing the Children's Rights and Business in a Digital World series.Read more
- BIK Team
"How to better respect, protect and fulfil the rights of the child in the digital environment is at the core of the new Recommendation adopted (…) by the Council of Europe's Committee of Ministers. Building on international and European legal instruments, the text provides comprehensive guidelines for action by European governments".Read more
- French Safer Internet Centre
For the implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the Internet Sans Crainte team, part of the French Safer Internet Centre(SIC), participated in a "celebration of digital freedoms" (fête des libertés numériques).Read more
- Charalampos Kyritsis, Youth Ambassador
In this article, Charalampos Kyritsis, a BIK Youth Ambassador from Greece, reflects on his recent experience in attending SEEDIG, the South Eastern Europe Dialogue on Internet Governance.Read more
- UK Safer Internet Centre
The UK Safer Internet Centre (SIC) has been shortlisted for an ISPA Award under the category Best Project or Partnership. The UK Internet Service Providers Association (ISPA), which hosts the awards, has chosen the UK Safer Internet Centre as a worthy candidate for the Best Project or Partnership Award 2018, which is one of three new awards added for 2018.Read more
- João Pedro Martins, Youth Ambassador
In this article, João Pedro Martins, a BIK Youth Ambassador from Portugal, reflects on his recent experience in attending EuroDIG, the annual event of the pan-European dialogue on internet governance.Read more