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Participate in the 13th international conference "Keeping children and young people safe online"

  • Awareness
  • 24/07/2019
  • Polish and German Safer Internet Centres

The 13th international conference "Keeping children and young people safe online" will take place on Tuesday, 17 and Wednesday, 18 September 2019 at the Airport Hotel Okęcie in Warsaw, Poland. 

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jugend.support portal empowers German youth

  • Awareness
  • 28/03/2019
  • German Safer Internet Centre

jugend.support is an advice and support website addressing kids of 12 years and older. It was developed by order of the German Federal Ministry for Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth (BMFSFJ) by partners within the German Safer Internet Centre (SIC). The awareness centre, klicksafe, manages the project in cooperation with the hotlines internet-beschwerdestelle.de (implemented by eco and FSM) and jugendschutz.net, the child helpline Nummer gegen Kummer, as well as the peer-to-peer project JUUUPORT.de.

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Safer Internet Day 2019 in Germany: United against online hate speech

  • Awareness
  • 15/03/2019
  • German Safer Internet Centre

#lauteralshass (#louderthanhate) was the motto of the 2019 Safer Internet Day (SID) activities of the German Safer Internet Centre (SIC) klicksafe. 

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Safer Internet Day 2019 activities at German hotline FSM

  • Hotlines
  • 05/03/2019
  • FSM, the German hotline

On Safer Internet Day 2019, German hotline partner Freiwillige Selbstkontrolle Multimedia-Diensteanbieter (FSM) published two awareness-raising videos and organised a live interactive talk. 

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School visit in Berlin by Commissioner Mariya Gabriel and film director Wim Wenders

  • Awareness
  • 14/02/2019
  • German Safer Internet Centre

On Monday, 11 February 2019, the European Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society, Mariya Gabriel, as well as film director and #SaferInternet4EU Ambassador Wim Wenders were invited by the German Safer Internet Centre (SIC) klicksafe to a school visit at the John-Lennon School in Berlin.

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Interactive GDPR checklist and guidelines for providers of online content for children

  • Awareness
  • 25/01/2019
  • FSM, the German hotline

Since May 2018, the EU's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has been in force throughout Europe. It is intended to harmonise data protection laws across all European Member States. Providers of online content for children in particular have been uncertain about the GDPR and their duties on how to implement the requirements in a legally compliant manner and at the same time achieve the best possible awareness among the target groups of children, young people, parents and media education specialists.

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JIM study 2018: 20 years of research on media use of young people

  • Awareness
  • 18/12/2018
  • German Safer Internet Centre

With a high-level event on 28 November 2018, the Pedagogical Media Research Centre Southwest mpfs (Medienpädagogischer Forschungsverbund Südwest) celebrated the 20 year anniversary of the JIM study (Jugend, Information, Medien – Youth, Information, Media). The representative, long-term study has been mapping the media use of young people (12 to 19 years old) in Germany each year since 1998. 

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German Youth Panel creates a flyer for youngsters to "stay safe and survive online"

The klicksafe Youth Panel published its flyer "How to Stay Safe and Survive Online" in July 2018. It consists in a complete set of concrete, tried-and-true tips for digital life and survival based on the youth panellists' personal experiences as teenagers online.

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12th International Conference "Keeping Children and Young People Safe Online"

  • Awareness
  • 27/06/2018
  • Polish and German Safer Internet Centres

Experts from all over Europe will gather to the biggest safety threats on the internet as well as the latest trends and possibilities for using new technologies by children and young people. The 12th International Conference "Keeping Children and Young People Safe Online" will take place on 18-19 September 2018 at the Novotel Airport Hotel in Warsaw, Poland. The event is jointly organised by the Polish and German Safer Internet Centres.

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Great involvement in Safer Internet Day 2018 in Germany

  • Awareness
  • 22/03/2018
  • German Safer Internet Centre

Safer Internet Day (SID) was celebrated on Tuesday, 6 February 2018 right across the globe. Read on to find out more about how the German Safer Internet Centre (SIC) celebrated the day with a press conference, the launch of the new resources, and some prominent supporters.

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