On this page, you'll find a selection of general news articles corresponding to creating a safer and better internet for children and young people.
Further articles by stakeholder group - awareness raising, helplines, hotlines, industry, research and youth - are available in the practice section.
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- IGF 2016 delegation
At the recent Internet Governance Forum (IGF), which this year took place in Guadalajara, Mexico from 6-9 December 2016, Insafe organised a workshop (WS 114) titled "Is personal data ‘mine' or there to be ‘mined'?".Read more
- BIK team
- Portuguese Safer Internet Centre
At the 2016 Internet Governance Forum (IGF), taking place in Guadalajara Mexico, UNESCO organised a workshop (WS 160) about Social media and youth radicalisation in the digital age. Sofia Rasgado from the Portuguese Safer Internet Centre (SIC) participated as a speaker giving the national perspective of the No Hate Speech Movement.Read more
- Finnish Safer Internet Centre
Following a successful conference in Helsinki, MLL, coordinators of the Finnish Safer Internet Centre invite you to join an open webinar on bullying and youth participation.Read more
- Guðný Rós, Youth panellist
At the recent Safer Internet Forum, Guðný Rós, a youth panellist from Iceland, participated in a panel on ‘Hate speech and radicalisation online'. Here she further shares her views on the topic and details how she has supported awareness raising actions in schools.Read more
- Polish and German Safer Internet Centres
The 10th International Conference "Keeping Children and Young People Safe Online" took place in Warsaw, Poland on 20-21 September 2016. Materials from the event have now been made available, including a host of video presentations.Read more
- 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'.Read more
- Cerebral Palsy Guidance
A recent focus on the Better Internet for Kids (BIK) portal has been on tolerance online. We were pleased, therefore, to hear from the team at Cerebal Palsy Guidance - www.cerebralpalsyguidance.com - on the particular issues facing children with disabilities and how we can work together to overcome the challenges they face.Read more
COFACE-Families Europe has recently published the November edition of its newsletter.
November has been a busy fact-finding month for COFACE, trying to assess to what extent we are becoming digital families, and gathering evidence to bring policies in line with new digital developments. The ultimate aim being to ensure no families are left out.Read more
- European Youth Panel
Last week, 19 young people from all over Europe came together in Luxembourg to prepare for and attend the Safer Internet Forum (SIF) 2016. This year again, the youth panelists were a diverse group with ages ranging from 13 to 19 years old, with various backgrounds and different interests.Read more