Safer Internet Forum 2022


This year's Safer Internet Forum (SIF) took place in a hybrid format on Thursday, 27 October 2022 with a theme of A Digital Decade for children and youth: BIK+ to protect, empower and respect!

SIF is a key annual event where policy makers, researchers, law enforcement bodies, youth, parents and carers, teachers, NGOs, industry representatives, experts and other relevant actors come together to discuss the latest trends, risks and solutions related to child online safety and making the internet a better place.

Following the recent launch of the new Better Internet for Kids (BIK+) strategy, this year’s edition provided an opportunity to discuss the strategy in detail, identifying its key objectives and priority actions. Significantly, given the strategy's key focus on youth participation and empowerment and to mark also the European Year of Youth, the event was organised in a youth-led manner, with young people playing an active role in the planning, preparation and delivery of the Forum.

Watch the impactful youth voices video which kicked off the day's discussions...


You can also find the Safer Internet Forum 2022 booklet here, containing the full agenda and contributor biographies.

Updates from the event, including presentations (where available) and a Forum report, will be progressively added to this page in the coming weeks.

Watch the recording of the SIF 2022 morning sessions here, and rewatch the afternoon sessions here.

Also, be sure to subscribe to the quarterly BIK bulletin to be updated on the outcomes of the Safer Internet Forum – and be notified of future editions, related events, and ongoing work in this sphere generally. 

Safer Internet Forum (SIF) 2022 was organised by European Schoolnet on behalf of the European Commission in the framework of the EC's Better Internet for Kids (BIK) initiative, with funding provided by the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF). In the future, actions will be funded through the Digital Europe Programme (DIGITAL). In case of queries, please contact the Safer Internet Forum Secretariat.