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Safer Internet Day celebrations across eight Nigerian cities

  • Awareness
  • 27/02/2020
  • International Centre for Leadership Development Nigeria, the Nigerian Safer Internet Day Committee

In Nigeria, thanks to the work of the International Centre for Leadership Development Nigeria (ICLDNG), Safer Internet Day (SID) was celebrated in six cities across the six geopolitical zones: Lagos, Kano, Makurdi, Owerri, Port Harcourt, Calabar, Benin City and Abuja FCT.

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First edition of Safer Internet Day in the Ivory Coast

  • Awareness
  • 25/02/2020
  • FGI Côte d'Ivoire, the Côte d'Ivoire Safer Internet Day Committee

Like many other countries around the world, the Ivory Coast celebrated Safer Internet Day (SID) on Tuesday, 11 February 2020 in the Santa Anna middle school in Cocody les II plateaux, near the Macaci crossroad in Abidjan.

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Rwanda celebrated Safer Internet Day for the first time in 2020

  • Awareness
  • 25/02/2020
  • Internet Society Rwanda Chapter, the Rwandan Safer Internet Day Committee

In Rwanda, the first annual edition of Safer Internet Day (SID) took place on Tuesday, 11 February 2020, at G.S NYIRARUKOBWA, a public school located in Bugesera District, Eastern Province, with a campaign slogan of "Together for a better internet".

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Student workshops for Safer Internet Day 2019 in Tanzania

  • Awareness
  • 13/03/2019
  • Computing and Information Association (CIA), the Tanzanian Safer Internet Day Committee

Each year, Safer Internet Day (SID) is celebrated in February to promote the safe and positive use of digital technologies for children and young people. Globally, SID is celebrated in over 150 countries, and coordinated by the joint Insafe/INHOPE network, with the support of the European Commission. In Tanzania, SID is coordinated by the Tanzanian SID Committee, hosted by Computing and Information Association (CIA). This year's Safer Internet Day (SID) celebration took place on Tuesday, 5 February 2019. The campaign's slogan, "Together for a better internet", was a call to action for all stakeholders to join together and play their part in creating a better internet for everyone, and especially for younger users.

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Safer Internet Day 2019 in Nigeria with ICLDNG

  • Awareness
  • 19/02/2019
  • International Centre for Leadership Development in Nigeria, the Nigerian Safer Internet Day Committee

On Tuesday 5, February 2019, Nigeria celebrated Safer Internet Day (SID) with events hosted in schools all over the country.

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