NEWS

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.

Further articles by stakeholder group - awareness raising, helplines, hotlines, industry, research and youth - are available in the practice section.

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ICT Coalition Forum - July 2016

  • Industry
  • 04/08/2016
  • ICT Coalition for Children Online
The ICT Coalition for Children Online aims to help younger internet users across Europe to make the most of the online world and deal with any potential challenges and risks. 
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United Nations perspective on media and information literacy

In United Nations (UN) terminology, "peace building, human solidarity and war are all linked to the quality of the information environment (citizens, media, internet, social media, libraries, citizens etc.) and the values it transmits". Digital rights and privacy have become a basic part of our day-to-day interaction with technology and, in order to ensure their proper understanding, having the right digital skills is no longer an option but rather a prerequisite. 

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Children's and young people's rights in the digital age

  • Awareness
  • 02/08/2016
  • London School of Economics (LSE

The London School of Economics (LSE) recently hosted a conference on children's and young people's rights in the digital age. Read on to find out more.

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Protecting children on smartphones

Since the launch of our new Better Internet for Kids (BIK) portal towards the end of last year, we've been delighted to be contacted by some industry representatives keen to promote a better and safer internet for children and young people in their own areas of work and activities. 

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International Day of Friendship

  • News
  • 30/07/2016
  • BIK team

Today is the International Day of Friendship, a perfect day to reflect on the importance of friends in our lives.

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Childnet Film Competition 2016 winners announced

  • Awareness
  • 28/07/2016
  • UK Safer Internet Centre
Young people shine online as Childnet announce the winners of the Childnet Film Competition 2016.
 
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Pokémon GO – mobile gateway to online gaming

With not even a month passing since its launch on 6 July 2016, Pokémon GO has become the trending topic of the summer. Blastoise, Venusaur, Charizard and Pikachu have been reborn from the Nintendo generation into the online world that is now vibrating with alerts from the latest app from Niantic Labs

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Positive outreach to parents: spend more time with your teenagers!

  • News
  • 25/07/2016
  • Icelandic Safer Internet Centre

The SAMAN-Group (TOGETHER-group) is an interdisciplinary group of people working on young people and prevention, including social workers and representatives of various NGOs. One of the group's main purposes is to promote positive messages to parents about their role as their children's educators with an emphasis on families spending time together.

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Youth representatives attend national meeting on actions against violence

  • Youth
  • 22/07/2016
  • Icelandic Safer Internet Centre

Members of the youth panel of the Icelandic Safer Internet Centre (SIC) were given the opportunity to take part in a national meeting on actions against violence last January, hosted by the Ministry of the Interior, the Ministry of Education and Culture and the Ministry of Social Welfare and Housing. 

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"Why don't you do us all a huge favour and kill yourself." Peer-to-peer training on online hate speech

  • Youth
  • 18/07/2016
  • Icelandic Safer Internet Centre

Home and School and SAFT (the Icelandic Safer Internet Centre (SIC)) have been the national coordinator for the No Hate Speech Movement in Iceland since 2013. Various activities and events have been conducted as part of the campaign, such as attending games of the national football team and handing out No Hate material, hosting a game for young people on Instagram, writing newspaper articles, visiting teenagers in schools and raising awareness on hate speech, sending a No Hate poster to every school in the country and getting the SIC youth panel actively involved.

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