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The voice of youth: Back2School as good digital citizens

  • News
  • 28/09/2016
  • BIK youth

Hearing the views and the voices of youth is an important part of the work we do in aiming to create a better internet for Kids. As part of our Back2School edition of the BIK bulletin, we asked three of our youth ambassadors how they plan to be good digital citizens as they embark on the start of a new academic year. Find out how they responded.

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Digital rights and citizenship

  • News
  • 02/06/2016
  • João Pedro, Youth ambassador, Portugal

Youth participation is an important aspect of the Better Internet for Kids strategy, and we regularly work with youth panellists and youth ambassadors from across the European network of Safer Internet Centres to gain their views on online trends and issues surrounding internet governance. Here, João Pedro, a youth ambassador from Portugal, shares his views on digital rights.

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RErights.org: rewriting your digital rights

  • News
  • 16/02/2016
  • RErights

What are the rights that young people treasure most in today's age of digital technologies? What are the digital rights that young people treasure most nowadays? Are these respected universally? And how can young people ensure that their voices are heard when decisions that affect their online presence are taken? 

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European Youth Portal - information and opportunities for young people across Europe

  • Youth
  • 12/02/2016
  • BIK Coordination Team
In line with the European Commission's Better Internet for Kids strategy, our key vision is to create a better internet for children and young people, equipping them with the knowledge and skills they need to actively participate in today's digital society.
 
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German youth play their part for a better internet

  • News
  • 11/02/2016
  • Youth Ambassadors

On the occasion of Safer Internet Day (SID) 2016, we asked our youth panellists how they would be marking the day. Here, Helen, Julia and Leonie, from a grammar school in Ladenburg, Germany, tell us about their plans.

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Portuguese youth play their part for a better internet

  • News
  • 10/02/2016
  • Youth Ambassador

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, João from Portugal shares his thoughts.

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Finnish youth play their part for a better internet

  • News
  • 10/02/2016
  • Youth Ambassador

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, we share the viewpoint of Riikka from Finland.

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European Youth Panel 2015

  • Youth
  • 09/10/2015
  • Pan-EU Youth

This year again, young people from across Europe will meet for the 7th edition of the European Youth Panel (YEP) taking place in Luxembourg on 27-28 October at Forum Geesseknäppchen.

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Youth Manifesto for a better internet

  • Youth
  • 01/06/2015
  • Pan-EU Youth

The Youth Manifesto publication, which outlines the ten key principles that European youth have identified as essential to creating a better internet for the future, is available online.

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