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2023-03-22 media literacy/education Maltese Safer Internet Centre

Malta celebrates successful Safer Internet Day campaign

Safer Internet Day is a global initiative that aims to promote safe and responsible use of online technology and mobile devices, especially among young people. The Maltese Safer Internet Centre, BeSmartOnline, was thrilled with the success they have achieved during this year's celebrations.

2023-03-21 grooming, media literacy/education, potentially harmful content, sextortion Greek Safer Internet Centre

Greece raised awareness for a better internet on #SID2023

More than 30,000 students from all educational levels across the country participated in the festivities organised by the Greek Safer Internet Centre (SIC) for Safer Internet Day 2023 – and thousands more set up small celebrations in their classrooms with material provided by the Greek Safer Internet Centre, sending then their creations to the SIC. 

2023-03-20 media literacy/education BIK team

International Day of Happiness 2023

The International Day of Happiness is celebrated every year on March 20th. This special day was first introduced by the United Nations in 2012 to recognize the importance of happiness in the lives of people around the world.

2023-03-20 cyberbullying, love, relationships, sexuality (online), media literacy/education Belgian Safer Internet Centre

Safer Internet Day 2023 in Belgium: media education and cybersecurity

We cannot imagine life without the internet, as it provides so many opportunities. Therefore, it should also be a safe space where children and young people can be inspired, respected and protected. Based on these principles, this is how the Belgian Safer Internet Centre celebrated Safer Internet Day 2023. 

2023-03-17 advertising/commercialism, e-crime, media literacy/education, potentially harmful content BIK Team

Latest helpline trends: Quarter 4, 2022

The Insafe network of helplines collects data about the types of calls they receive and this is analysed every three months in order to look at possible trends and emerging issues. 

2023-03-17 excessive use, gaming, love, relationships, sexuality (online), media literacy/education BIK Team

CO:RE launches the Education Toolkit

The Education Toolkit was developed by the CO:RE team at European Schoolnet in an extensive consultation process and co-creation workshops with teachers, practitioner, but also young people. The result is a comprehensive toolkit with relevant information and many helpful resources.

2023-03-16 grooming, love, relationships, sexuality (online), media literacy/education, sextortion, sexual harassment INHOPE

Create digital safety through united action

Actions speak louder than words – and with this year presenting two decades of striving for a safer internet, INHOPE looks back on collective action results on the landmark event that Safer Internet Day is. And, as a global network, we look at ourselves and our impact on the association of hotlines across the years.

2023-03-14 media literacy/education Portuguese Safer Internet Centre

Portuguese Safer Internet Centre celebrates Safer Internet Day 2023

On Tuesday 7 February, the Portuguese Safer Internet Centre (SIC) celebrated the 20th edition of Safer Internet Day (SID). The Safer Internet Center Consortium, coordinated by the National Center for Cybersecurity, promoted the commemorative event, which was held in Ponta Delgada, Azores.

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