Participants will be welcomed by Emilio Puccio, Secretary General of the European Parliament Intergroup on Children's Rights at the European Parliament, and Hans Martens, Better Internet for Kids project lead and Insafe network coordinator, who will introduce the purpose of the visit and the composition of the group of Safer Internet Centre (SIC) representatives.
MEP Catharina Rinzema, Vice-Chair of the Intergroup on Children's Rights will then present the Intergroup vision and the current priorities for age-appropriate digital services, with every child in Europe protected, empowered and respected online, and no one left behind, in line with the new European strategy for a better internet for kids (BIK+).
Manuela Martra, Head of Safer Internet within the Unit Accessibility, Multilingualism and Safer. Internet, DG CONNECT, European Commission, will further introduce the three pillars of the new BIK+ strategy and other ongoing priorities for the European Commission.
Furthermore, three Safer Internet Centre representatives will provide their perspectives on the new strategy, elaborate on why BIK+ is important for them, how they are helping to realise the BIK+ vision in their own country, and the key priorities and challenges they see moving forward. A wider range of Intergroup MEPs will put forward the needs and priorities they see to continue progressing the Better Internet for Kids line of work.
Find more information about the work and initiatives of the Insafe network of Safer Internet Centres all across Europe.
Discover more about the new BIK+ strategy and its three pillars on the BIK portal.
Follow the activities on the day on the Insafe Twitter account.