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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BIK Policy Monitor

Check out the new 2024 BIK Policy Monitor report, comparing esafety policies and actions across the EU.

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Age assurance

Check out the new BIK age assurance self-assessment tool for digital service providers, published in May 2024.

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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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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 with the latest news, events and campaigns on safer and better internet issues.

Events and campaigns

Safer Internet Day

The 2024 edition of Safer Internet Day took place on Tuesday, 6 February 2024. Discover more about how people united across the globe "Together for a better internet".

Latest news from Safer Internet Centres and beyond

Danish focus on 0–6-year-olds' use of digital media

In May 2022, the Danish awareness centre, The Media Council for Children and Young People, launched 'The First Digital Steps': a national initiative on 0–6-year-olds and digital media. The project remains relevant in the Danish context.

Analogue and digital go hand in hand

In Denmark there is a strong focus on strengthening digital literacy among children and young people. A key player in this work is SSP (School, Social Services and Police), which works in collaboration with municipalities across the country to prevent crime and create a safe analogue and digital environment for young people. The Media Council for Children and Youth and the Centre for Digital Youth Care have often used the SSP network in Denmark in the context of projects that require direct contact with young people. 

Youth Internet Monitor 2024

The Youth Internet Monitor is an initiative of Saferinternet.at and presents current data on the use of social media by young people in Austria. Which social networks are currently popular among young users in Austria? Which networks are most popular among girls? Which are the favourites with boys?

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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?

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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

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