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Take part in the 14th international conference "Keeping children and young people safe online"

  • Awareness
  • 09/09/2020
  • Polish Safer Internet Centre

Experts from all over Europe will gather to discuss a broad spectrum of issues related to the safety of children and young people on the internet. This year's conference programme will include, among other topics, information threats and online radicalisation, selected negative online phenomena and their prevention, mental wellbeing of the youth, gender-stereotypical behaviour online. Among speakers are many leading experts, including Prof. David Finkelhor, Dr. Jessica Piotrowski and Natasha Devon MBE.

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Join the INHOPE Summit 2020!

Discover how INHOPE supports its global network of hotlines, provides a technological infrastructure, and advocates for change. Join the INHOPE Summit 2020, taking place online on Tuesday, 22 and Wednesday, 23 September 2020.

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Applications for SEEDIG 2020 Youth School open until 30 April

  • Youth
  • 16/04/2020
  • BIK Team

From Wednesday, 1 to Thursday, 30 April 2020, applications for the South Eastern European Dialogue on Internet Governance (SEEDIG) Youth School 2020 are open to university students from or residing in a country in South Eastern Europe and neighbouring area (SEE+).

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A BIK Youth Ambassador's experience at DomainPulse

  • Youth
  • 01/04/2020
  • Lili Leisser, BIK Youth Ambassador

In February, Lili Leisser, Better Internet for Kids (BIK) Youth Ambassador from Austria was invited to the Domainpulse event, organised by nic.at, DENIC and SWITCH. She shares her experience in the article below.

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Denmark – Safer Internet Day conference on manipulating images and videos

  • Awareness
  • 26/03/2020
  • Danish Safer Internet Centre

In preparation for Safer Internet Day (SID) 2020, the Danish Safer Internet Centre (SIC) held a conference on sharing and manipulating images and videos online. During the conference, young people and experts shared their thoughts on the theme. Afterwards, the SIC published information and lessons from the conference.

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Safer Internet Day in Poland – The power of local involvement

  • Awareness
  • 18/03/2020
  • Polish Safer Internet Centre

On Tuesday, 11 February 2020, Poland managed to beat its 2019 record number of local initiatives organised on Safer Internet Day (SID). The SID 2020 campaign has resulted in 4,600 institutions actively involved in undertaking online safety-related initiatives. Nearly 900,000 children, youth, parents and teachers participated in SID actions throughout the country.

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"Caught in the net" Safer Internet Day event in Latvia

  • Awareness
  • 17/03/2020
  • Latvian Safer Internet Centre

On Tuesday, 11 February 2020, Latvia celebrated Safer Internet Day (SID), an international observance in which everybody is invited to reflect on the importance of online safety and how we can contribute to a better internet for children and young people. To mark SID, the Latvian Safer Internet Centre (SIC) organised various activities and events involving pupils, teenagers and adults.

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Safer Internet Day in Italy - #WeAreFearless campaign

  • Awareness
  • 13/03/2020
  • Italian Safer Internet Centre

On Tuesday, 11 February 2020, the Italian Safer Internet Centre (SIC) organised an event for Safer Internet Day (SID) in the National Museum of Pietrarsa, in the region of Naples.

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Discussing proper internet use in Hungary for Safer Internet Day

  • Awareness
  • 12/03/2020
  • Hungarian Safer Internet Centre

The Hungarian Safer Internet Centre (SIC) introduced the Hungarian agenda for the Safer Internet Day (SID) initiative at a press conference held together with the National Cybersecurity Institute of the National Security Service and the National Police Headquarters. 

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Safer Internet Day in Slovenia – Focus on pre-school children

  • Awareness
  • 11/03/2020
  • Slovenian Safer Internet Centre

In Slovenia, the 2020 edition of Safer Internet Day (SID) was celebrated with two main activities, prepared by the Slovenian Safer Internet Centre (SIC): an event for kindergarten teachers, and a campaign on parents' excessive use of digital devices.

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