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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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Discover the partners of the MediaSmartOnline pilot campaign

We are officially launching the MediaSmartOnline campaign in three European countries: Czech Republic, Ireland, and Poland. The aim of the campaign is to raise awareness about all the media literacy actions and initiatives that are currently available for children and young people, and those who are working to upskill them (parents and caregivers, teachers and educators).

Safer Internet Day 2024 in Romania: parents' perspective on their children's online activities

Safer Internet Day 2024 stood out as a pivotal event in February for the safer internet programme and the entire Save the Children organisation in Romania. During a SID event, the latest sociological research findings were released aimed at understanding parents' perspectives on their children's online activity. This research delved into parents' awareness of their children's internet usage and their familiarity with relevant software and applications.

Safer Internet Day 2024 in Poland

The Polish Safer Internet Day conference was held at the Palladium Theatre in Warsaw on Tuesday, 6 February 2024, addressed to representatives of the educational sector, non-governmental organisations, and practitioners working with children.

Safer Internet Day 2024 in Luxembourg

BEE SECURE, Luxembourg’s Safer Internet Centre reflects on the events it hosted as part of Safer Internet Day 2024.

Safer Internet Day 2024 in Latvia

On Safer Internet Day 2024, Latvian pupils from grades 10-12 participated in the nationwide online quiz "Mind Games" on various aspects of internet safety. 317 teams from different Latvian schools and regions took part in the quiz, competing to test their knowledge about digital literacy, cyber security and media literacy jointly exploring more on topics such as privacy risks as well as the importance of respectful online communication and relationships.

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Discover more about our work, the ways in which we can help you, and the ways in which you can get involved.

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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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.