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Making the internet a place of empowerment for children on the autism spectrum

Thursday, 2 April 2020 is World Autism Awareness Day. This event aims to encourage Member States of the United Nations (UN) to raise awareness about people with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) throughout the world.

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Fiji celebrates Safer Internet Day for the first time

  • Awareness
  • 01/04/2020
  • Safer Internet Centre Fiji, the Fiji Safer Internet Day Committee

For the very first time, Safer Internet Centre Fiji hosted the 17th edition of Safer Internet Day (SID) on Tuesday, 11 February 2020, together with over 170 countries across the globe.

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10 years of 360 Degree Safe in the UK

  • Research
  • 31/03/2020
  • UK Safer Internet Centre

The UK Safer Internet Centre (SIC) recently published their latest 360 Degree Safe review. This analysis of data from 360 Degree Safe draws from the self-review data of more than 11,000 schools across the country. This allows the UK SIC to consider the "state of the nation" in relation to online safety policy and practice in English schools, as well as allowing to reflect on 10 years of 360 Degree Safe, and the data it collects.

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Panel discussion with YouTubers for Safer Internet Day in Croatia

  • Awareness
  • 23/03/2020
  • Croatian Safer Internet Centre

On Tuesday, 11 February 2020, Croatia celebrated Safer Internet Day (SID) with a panel discussion for elementary school children, and a series of awareness sessions in schools throughout the country.

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"Together for a better internet" conference in Cyprus for Safer Internet Day

  • Awareness
  • 27/02/2020
  • Cypriot Safer Internet Centre

On Tuesday, 11 February 2020, in the context of the celebrations for the international Safer Internet Day (SID), the conference "Together for a better internet" was held in Cyprus.

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Safer Internet Day celebrations across eight Nigerian cities

  • Awareness
  • 27/02/2020
  • International Centre for Leadership Development Nigeria, the Nigerian Safer Internet Day Committee

In Nigeria, thanks to the work of the International Centre for Leadership Development Nigeria (ICLDNG), Safer Internet Day (SID) was celebrated in six cities across the six geopolitical zones: Lagos, Kano, Makurdi, Owerri, Port Harcourt, Calabar, Benin City and Abuja FCT.

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Europol marks Safer Internet Day with third European Youth Day

On Tuesday, 11 February 2020, Europol marked Safer Internet Day by organising its third European Youth Day, for which 150 students were invited to the organisation's headquarters. 

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Today is Safer Internet Day!

Today is Safer Internet Day (SID) – on Tuesday, 11 February 2020, we are millions around the globe, uniting "Together for a better internet". How are you participating in the big day?

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Encouraging civil online discourse in the new decade for SID 2020

It's a new year and a new decade, and teens and adults around the world hope that respect, safety and freedom will define online life in the 2020s, new Microsoft research shows.

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Microsoft SID 2020 study - Teens are better than adults at finding help with online issues

For World Kindness Day, on Wednesday, 13 November 2019, Microsoft called on teens across the globe to assist adults with online issues. That's because, according to their latest research conducted in 25 countries, teens are considerably better than adults at tracking down useful resources to help resolve digital difficulties.

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