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.

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SEEDIG 2016 – internet governance in South Eastern Europe

  • News
  • 29/06/2016
  • Auke Pals (Youth representative)

Auke Pals, 19, is a part-time high school student, a member of the Dutch Digital Youth Council, and a youth representative of European Digital Youth. Here, he reflects on his attendance at SEEDIG – the South Eastern Europe Dialogue on Internet Governance – and his ability to contribute to internet governance issues as a young European citizen.

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Children's book ‘The Online-Zoo' builds digital competence and empowers young ones

  • Awareness
  • 28/06/2016
  • Austrian Safer Internet Centre

In May 2016, the Austrian Safer Internet Centre (SIC) published a fully illustrated storybook for children: ‘The Online-Zoo'. This 60-page book teaches young kids (aged 3-6) digital competences and media literacy in a playful, age-appropriate way.

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‘Youth4Greece' platform highlights media illiteracy issues

  • Awareness
  • 28/06/2016
  • Greek Safer Internet Centre

A major lack of knowledge around the issues of originality, copyright and privacy online were issues highlighted by the ‘Youth4Greece' platform initiative, which aims to promote Greece to the world through the eyes of children and adolescents with the help of original videos.

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New INHOPE Board elected

INHOPE, the International Association of Internet Hotlines, is a members' organisation, run for its members by its members. Members vote to elect a President who leads an elected Executive Committee, also known as the Board. 

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Global launch of the terminology guidelines for the protection of children from sexual exploitation and sexual abuse

The global launch of the Terminology Guidelines for the Protection of Children from Sexual Exploitation and Sexual Abuse, dubbed hereafter the ‘Luxembourg Guidelines' took place on 14 June 2016 in Geneva, Switzerland.

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Whaling - children in the net of psychological manipulators

  • Awareness
  • 28/06/2016
  • Hungarian Safer Internet Centre

Hackers who use human-based techniques besides - and sometimes instead of - information technology and programming techniques are often called social engineers. 

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Swedish media literacy policies and practices

  • Awareness
  • 28/06/2016
  • Swedish Safer Internet Centre

In Sweden there is no single relevant policy or ministry concerning children's and young people's media use, but instead various policies dealing with these issues. In general, the policies address issues of safer internet in a broad media context, often in terms of literacy, digital competence or critical thinking.

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Trust Me – a critical thinking resource

  • Awareness
  • 28/06/2016
  • UK Safer Internet Centre

In a world where people's perception of the world is informed through the wealth of information and interaction in the media and social media, it is important that children are equipped with the skills to critically assess and analyse the information that is put to them. This is a key element of developing resilience, and a crucial modern day skill for managing and navigating potential online risks.

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MAPPING the digital transition

  • Awareness
  • 28/06/2016
  • Czech Safer Internet Centre

A current European challenge is to find a balance between privacy protection, citizen's willingness to express themselves online, the need for industry to safely store and manage their digital data and those models of e-business, e-government and e-surveillance that make massive use of personal data. 

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Sextortion – decision tree resource

  • Helplines
  • 28/06/2016
  • Austrian Safer Internet Centre

A new English-language decision tree has been created addressing a current hot topic in the online world – sextortion. Produced by saferinternet.at and rataufdraht.at (part of the the Austrian Safer Internet Centre), the decision tree is part of the ‘Think about' series inviting young people to reflect on their online behaviour and how to protect themselves online.

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