IGF 2016 participants show support for SID 2017

  • News
  • 07/12/2016
  • BIK Team

The 11th Internet Governance Forum (IGF) is taking place from 6-9 December 2016 in Guadalajara, Mexico. This year the conference runs under the overall theme of ‘Enabling inclusive and sustainable growth'.

As every year, the joint Insafe-INHOPE network is running a booth in the IGF village in order to raise awareness about the Better Internet for Kids agenda in Europe, including the annual Safer Internet Day (SID) campaign. Safer Internet Day is a global campaign that takes place every year in February. In 2017, SID will take place on Tuesday, 7 February with this year's theme calling on people to ‘unite for a better internet'. Hence during the week, IGF participants from all over the world will have an opportnity to join the campaign and ‘be the change' for a better internet.

Find more information about SID, visit www.saferinternetday.org and follow the conversations on Twitter using #SaferInternetDay and #SID2017.

For more general information about IGF, follow debates on Twitter using #IGF2016 or check out the daily video highlights from across the four days of the Forum.

Next up, on day 2 of IGF, the Insafe-INHOPE network is co-organising a workshop which will discuss "Is children's data THEIRS, MINE or there to be MINED?".

And please keep checking the Internet Governance Forum page on the Better Internet for Kids (BIK) portal for all the information on Insafe-INHOPE involvement in current and past events.

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