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Safer Internet DayBIK Team
This year's Safer Internet Day took place on Tuesday, 7 February 2023, and marked the 20th edition of the event. Find out what happened when people across the globe joined "Together for a better internet".
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.
Safer Internet ForumBIK Team
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
The Italian Youth Panel was in Procida for four days of trainingItalian Safer Internet Centre
From 4 to 6 May, 40 young people between the ages of 14 and 18, from all over Italy, participated in training activities and debates at Palazzo D'Avalos in Procida. Read on for a recap of the main highlights.
Screen time and mental health for Safer Internet Day 2023 in BulgariaBulgarian Safer Internet Centre
On 7 February 2023, for the 20th time, more than 180 countries from all continents, including Bulgaria, celebrated Safer Internet Day under the motto "Together for a better internet". The main event to mark the observance in Bulgaria was organised by the National Centre for Safe Internet and included an online discussion dedicated to the topic "Screen time and its impact".
The role of digital environments in identity construction processes: exploring the online identity of people with special needs and disabilitiesItalian Safer Internet Centre
The Italian Safer Internet Centre has recently released a new webinar for teachers, educators and education experts to explore the role of digital environments in the processes of identity construction of young people, and especially young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND).
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