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Internet Safe and Fun – An awareness initiative in partnership with industry

  • Awareness
  • 30/04/2020
  • Belgian Safer Internet Centre

On  Wednesday, 4 March 2020, the Belgian Safer Internet Centre (SIC) Child Focus worked with the private sector for the tenth year to raise awareness among fifth and sixth grade children of the importance of the safe use of the internet and social networks through the "Internet Safe and Fun" prevention programme. 

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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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Focus on pre-school children for Safer Internet Day in Iceland

  • Awareness
  • 25/03/2020
  • Icelandic Safer Internet Centre

For Safer Internet Day 2020, the Icelandic Safer Internet Centre (SIC) planned multiple activities.

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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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"Caught in the net" Safer Internet Day event in Latvia

  • Awareness
  • 17/03/2020
  • Latvian Safer Internet Centre

On Tuesday, 11 February 2020, Latvia celebrated Safer Internet Day (SID), an international observance in which everybody is invited to reflect on the importance of online safety and how we can contribute to a better internet for children and young people. To mark SID, the Latvian Safer Internet Centre (SIC) organised various activities and events involving pupils, teenagers and adults.

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Safer Internet Day awareness sessions and student competition in Iran

  • Awareness
  • 12/03/2020
  • Anarestan (Amin Strategic Management Development Co.), the Iranian Safer Internet Day Committee

On Tuesday, 11 February 2020, Iran celebrated Safer Internet Day (SID) for the third consecutive time, thanks to the commitment of Anarestan (Amin Strategic Management Development Co.). The event saw the participation of Mr. Mahdi Sheikh, Member of the Cultural Committee of the Islamic Consultative Assembly.

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Focus on cybersecurity for Safer Internet Day in Spain

  • Awareness
  • 10/03/2020
  • Spanish Safer Internet Centre

Safer Internet Day (SID) was held on Tuesday, 11 February 2020 in over 170 countries around the world, united under the slogan of "Together for a better internet". The Spanish Safer Internet Centre (SIC) would like to express its gratitude to the centres, entities and families that participated in all activities held around SID 2020, for their involvement: in Spain, 830 people registered and 2,020 watched the livestream of the central event.

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Safer Internet Day in Ireland 2020 – Launch of Connected

  • Awareness
  • 03/03/2020
  • Irish Safer Internet Centre

In Ireland, the 2020 edition of Safer Internet Day (SID) has attracted more participants than ever before. Over 170,000 people have signed up to the Safer Internet Day in Ireland Event Map, highlighting what they are doing to celebrate the big day. 

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Safer Internet Day in Bulgaria – Cyberscouts and start of Media Literacy Days campaign

  • Awareness
  • 28/02/2020
  • Bulgarian Safer Internet Centre

On Tuesday, 11 February 2020, together with over 170 countries worldwide, Bulgaria celebrated the international Safer Internet Day (SID). Dozens of Bulgarian schools and libraries organised various initiatives and activities with the motto: "Together for a better internet".

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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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