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- 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.Read more
- 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.Read more
- Austrian Safer Internet Centre
On Tuesday, 11 February 2020, Austria celebrated Safer Internet Day with a multi-stakeholder conference to discuss supporting children and young people growing up in the digital age.Read more
- Romanian Safer Internet Centre
Save the Children Romania, coordinator of the Romanian Safer Internet Centre (SIC), celebrated Safer Internet Day (SID) 2020 by organising a public press event called "Challenges of internet use: Proliferation of child sexual abuse materials online".Read more
- APLE Cambodia, the Cambodian Safer Internet Day Committee
On Tuesday, 11 February 2020, at the National Education Institute in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, APLE Cambodia, in collaboration with the National Committee for Counter Trafficking and the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport, held the event "Together for a better internet" in order to promote the safe use of digital technology, especially among children and young people.Read more
- Portuguese Safer Internet Centre
From Thursday, 21 until Sunday, 24 November 2019, the Portuguse Safer Internet Centre (SIC), through its consortium organisation, the Instituto Português do Desporto e Juventude (IPDJ), attended the Lisbon Games Week, the biggest event on video games, gaming, gamification, eSports and educational games in Portugal.Read more
- BIK Team
In each edition of the BIK bulletin, we look at a topical issue – this time we take a look back at this year's Safer Internet Forum.Read more
- BIK Team
On Thursday, 28 November 2019, the Insafe network hosted a workshop at the annual Internet Governance Forum (IGF) in Berlin, in cooperation with the Federal Ministry of Justice and Consumer Protection of Germany, on the topic of online hate speech. During the session, around 90 participants and high-level speakers discussed what more can be done to tackle hate speech online.Read more
- BIK Team
The Insafe network held a day 0 event at the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) in Berlin, taking place from Monday, 25 to Friday, 29 November 2019. The workshop was entitled "How is life in the digital age treating us? Opportunities and risks for people's wellbeing".Read more
13th international conference "Keeping children and young people safe online" – Video materials now online
- Polish and German Safer Internet Centres
Video materials from the 13th international conference "Keeping children and young people safe online", which took place in Warsaw, Poland on Tuesday, 17 and Wednesday, 18 September 2019, are now available online.Read more