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Safer Internet Day 2019 in Italy: no to cyberbullying

  • Awareness
  • 06/03/2019
  • Italian Safer Internet Centre

For Safer Internet Day (SID) 2019, the Italian Safer Internet Centre (SIC) organised a large event which took place at the MiCo Congress Centre in Milan. Five hundred students came from schools all across the country to say no to bullying and cyberbullying.

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European teenagers use their voices for digital good at Italy's Safer Internet Day events

  • Awareness
  • 22/02/2019
  • Jacqueline Beauchere, Microsoft Chief Online Safety Officer

On Monday, 4 February 2019, the 2020 Smarter Internet for Kids Agenda took place in Milan, Italy, gathering many different stakeholders to discuss the priority areas affecting young people online. Microsoft participated in the event to hear the ideas and view the work of dozens of teens, and to promote digital civility, safer and healthier online interactions among all people. During the event, the youth also presented 16 goals to mark 16 years of Safer Internet Day.

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Telefono Azzurro: Breaking the silence

  • Hotlines
  • 15/06/2018
  • Telefono Azzurro, Italian hotline

On 5 May 2018, the Italian National Day against Pedophilia and Child Pornography*, SOS Il Telefono Azzurro Onlus (one of two internet hotlines operating in the country, and member of INHOPE, the international association of internet hotlines) organised a conference titled "Sexual abuse and pedophilia: Knowing the phenomenon to break the silence". Discussions focused on the importance of multi-disciplinary and multi-level collaboration between different players.

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Telefono Azzurro joins the YouTube Trusted Flagger Program

  • Awareness
  • 24/04/2018
  • Italian Safer Internet Centre

SOS Il Telefono Azzurro Onlus is pleased to announce its admission to the YouTube Trusted Flagger program.

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Challenging cyberbullying on SID 2018 in Italy

  • Awareness
  • 24/03/2018
  • Italian 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 Italian Safer Internet Centre (SIC) celebrated the day, with a strong focus on measures to challenge cyberbullying.

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Professor Ernesto Caffo appointed as a member of the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors

SOS Il Telefono Azzurro, the helpline and hotline component of the Italian Safer Internet Centre (SIC), is delighted to announce that its President, Professor Ernesto Caffo, has been appointed as a member of the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors, that was reconstituted by Pope Francis.

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New SuperErrori mini-series raises eSafety awareness in Italy

  • Awareness
  • 06/10/2017
  • Italian Safer Internet Centre

The Italian Safer Internet Centre (SIC), Generazioni Connesse, has launched a new campaign which aims to raise awareness of eSafety issues among Italian youth and parents.

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Event in the Italian Parliament marks Safer Internet Day 2017

How can politics intervene in preventing cyberbullying? Do you wake up at night to check your phone? Are you listening to YouTubers' suggestions? Do you think that the internet will be a safer place in 2017?

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Italian youth play their part for a better internet

  • News
  • 11/02/2016
  • Youth panellists

On the occasion of Safer Internet Day (SID) 2016, we asked our youth panellists for their views on the theme of ‘Play your part for a better internet!'. Here, a group of young people from Italy share news on their initiative.

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Safer Internet Day 2016 in schools: ISTITUTO COMPRENSIVO "Filippo Maria Beltrami" di Omegna (VB), Italia

  • Awareness
  • 08/02/2016
  • ISTITUTO COMPRENSIVO "Filippo Maria Beltrami" di Omegna (VB), Italia

On the occasion of Safer internet Day (SID), we hear from the students of the ISTITUTO COMPRENSIVO "Filippo Maria Beltrami" di Omegna (VB), Italia about their plans to celebrate the day.

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