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- Irish Safer Internet Centre
In Ireland, the 2020 edition of Safer Internet Day (SID) has attracted more participants than ever before. Over 170,000 people have signed up to the Safer Internet Day in Ireland Event Map, highlighting what they are doing to celebrate the big day.Read more
- Bulgarian Safer Internet Centre
On Tuesday, 11 February 2020, together with over 170 countries worldwide, Bulgaria celebrated the international Safer Internet Day (SID). Dozens of Bulgarian schools and libraries organised various initiatives and activities with the motto: "Together for a better internet".Read more
- Luxembourg Safer Internet Centre
In 2019, Luxembourgish Safer Internet Centre (SIC) BEE SECURE reviewed its children and youth panels. Below are some highlights and best practice examples.Read more
- Portuguese Safer Internet Centre
Media@ção is an annual contest aiming to promote the critical, responsible and creative use of the media and citizenship instruments, as well as freedom of expression, within the educational community – namely, students and teachers.Read more
- Irish Safer Internet Centre
Over 15 schools have been awarded for their online safety initiatives, with 200 students being recognised at the first Safer Internet Day (SID) Awards ceremony, at an exclusive awards ceremony in Microsoft DreamSpace.Read more
- French Safer Internet Centre
The sixth edition of the French "No to harassment" prize – a competition open to students aged 8-18 – took place on Monday, 3 June 2019, and was organised by the Ministry of Education with the support of the main partners of digital education in France. This nationwide initiative aims to improve the school climate in France by establishing a truly national approach to the fight against bullying.Read more
- Slovenian Safer Internet Centre
Slovenian awareness centre SAFE.SI organised its 2018-19 award competition for primary school pupils, who participated with 140 various projects of fine arts, comics and videos, which have delighted the jury. On Thursday, 30 May 2019, the winners were invited to the final event in Ljubljana, where they watched a documentary and received their awards.Read more
- Lithuanian Safer Internet Centre
The 2019 Safer Internet Day (SID) celebrations took place on Tuesday, 5 February 2019. The campaign's slogan, "Together for a better internet", was a call for all countries involved to invite stakeholders to join together and play their part in creating a better internet for everyone, and especially for younger users.Read more
- Romanian Safer Internet Centre
Save the Children Romania, the national coordinator of the Safer Internet Centre (SIC), celebrated Safer Internet Day (SID) 2019 by organising a public press event entitled "Internet and children's emotional wellbeing". It took place on Tuesday, 5 February 2019 in Bucharest, and brought together representatives of institutions that aim to protect children both online and offline, representatives of companies, psychologists, teachers, children, school counselors and other specialists.Read more
- João Pedro Martins, BIK Youth Ambassador
DECO, the Portuguese Association for Consumer Protection, with the support of Google Portugal, is promoting NET Viva e Segura (2nd Edition), a national initiative that invites the educational community to produce videos to demonstrate the importance of engaging in social networks safely and while being aware of privacy challenges.Read more