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Children and young people are at the heart of the Better Internet for Kids (BIK) agenda, in which the European Commission (EC), Safer Internet Centres (SICs) across Europe, and other stakeholders work together to ensure that every young European has access to a digital environment where they feel protected, empowered and respected whenever they go online, that they can access and enjoy what the online world has to offer, and know where to seek support if needed. Read on to discover more.

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Mexico celebrates Safer Internet Day 2023

In Mexico, the Mexican Safer Internet Day Committee FundaciĆ³n PAS, part of the SIC+ programme, was in charge of organising Safer Internet Day 2023. To celebrate the day, several events were organised in collaboration with stakeholders and influencers. 

Safer Internet Day in Ukraine focussed on the local level

While simultaneously facing the war in Ukraine, schools, libraries and non-governmental organisations recently took part in the traditional annual Safer Internet Day (SID) celebrations, along with approximately 180 countries across the world. The Ukrainian Safer Internet Day Committee, Better Internet Centre, has been working all year long in order to reinforce the efforts of all stakeholders to bring the celebration of Safer Internet Day to each region of Ukraine. 

The Insafe network celebrates Safer Internet Day 2023

The Insafe network of Safer Internet Centres did not hold back when it came to the celebrations of the 20th anniversary of Safer Internet Day. For the occasion, a lot of new resources including lesson plans, videos and other material were published all over Europe. Find a recap of the most recent network resources below. 

Listening to YOUth - a series of short videos with young people

On the occasion of Safer Internet Day 2023, Better Internet for Kids Youth Ambassadors and youth panellists from different countries in Europe were featured in three short videos where they exchanged views on their opportunities online and their perspectives on what would make their digital experiences safer. 

Luxembourg celebrates the 20th edition of Safer Internet Day

Safer Internet Day (SID) celebrated its 20th anniversary on 7 February 2023. This European Union initiative is held each year to raise awareness and ensure a safer internet throughout the world. BEE SECURE, Luxembourg Safer Internet Centre, looks back on the events that took place as part of #SID2023. 

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If you're struggling with an issue online, or just want some tips on managing your digital life, you are not alone. Insafe helplines operate in all European countries and can provide you with free, impartial help, guidance and support, via a variety of contact methods. Many helplines operate an anonymous service too.

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Youth participation activities are at the heart of Better Internet for Kids (BIK) activities. Using co-creation methods, young people work together and with other stakeholders to develop online safety guidance, learning and campaign materials, and contribute to decision-making processes to help create a better internet.

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