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Insafe booth in full swing at IGF 2018

The 13th Internet Governance Forum (IGF) took place from 12-14 November 2018 in Paris, France. This year the conference ran under the overall theme of "The Internet of Trust".

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The different types of internet user

  • Awareness
  • 25/01/2018
  • Maltese Safer Internet Centre

In today's world, one often hears about addictions, such as drugs, alcohol and cigarettes. However, addiction can be demonstrated to exist even where no substance, legal or illegal, is present. The list of addictions today also includes internet addiction.

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Outcomes of the youth online consultation on cyberbullying

  • Awareness
  • 30/03/2017
  • ITU, Council Working Group on Child Online Protection

With an estimated one in three of all internet users in the world today being below the age of 18, children and young people are facing increased safety risks when going online. The United Nations therefore plays an important role as a global convener and facilitator for different stakeholders to come together to discuss, identify and implement solutions towards building a universally available, open, secure and trustworthy internet.

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It's not your fault if you have been exposed to cyberbullying!

The March 2017 edition of the Better Internet for Kids (BIK) bulletin focuses on cyberbullying and, in particular, new approaches to combatting it. As always in the work we do in creating a safer and better internet, gaining the perspectives of young people is essential. Here, Ida from Sweden shares her experiences of cyberbullying.

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IGF 2016 – Portuguese Youth Ambassador

Portuguese Youth Ambassador, João Pedro Martins, recently had the opportunity to attend the annual Internet Governance Forum (IGF) in Mexico. Here he shares his experience.

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IGF workshop: Is personal data ‘mine' or there to be ‘mined'?

At the recent Internet Governance Forum (IGF), which this year took place in Guadalajara, Mexico from 6-9 December 2016, Insafe organised a workshop (WS 114) titled "Is personal data ‘mine' or there to be ‘mined'?".

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IGF 2016 participants show support for SID 2017

  • News
  • 07/12/2016
  • BIK Team

The 11th Internet Governance Forum (IGF) is taking place from 6-9 December 2016 in Guadalajara, Mexico. This year the conference runs under the overall theme of ‘Enabling inclusive and sustainable growth'.

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European youth at Safer Internet Forum 2016

  • Youth
  • 29/11/2016
  • European Youth Panel

Last week, 19 young people from all over Europe came together in Luxembourg to prepare for and attend the Safer Internet Forum (SIF) 2016. This year again, the youth panelists were a diverse group with ages ranging from 13 to 19 years old, with various backgrounds and different interests. 

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