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- Ukraine Safer Internet Day Committee
The Ukrainian state, together with non-governmental organisations, businesses, educational institutions, media and libraries, recently took part in the traditional annual Safer Internet Day celebrations, along with some 140 countries across the world. Read on to find out more about the many activities and initiatives which took place.Read more
- BIK Youth Ambassadors
An online world free from bullying, racism and intolerance. This was the theme co-created by Better Internet for Kids (BIK) Youth Ambassadors during the 2017 edition of the Safer Internet Forum (SIF), as they launched a first youth participation scenario, #TogetherForRespect.Read more
- Lithuanian Safer Internet Centre
Safer Internet Day (SID) was celebrated on Tuesday, 6 February 2018 right across the globe. Find out how the Lithuanian Safer Internet Centre (SIC) marked the day.Read more
- Cyprus Safer Internet Centre
On Tuesday, 6 February 2018, in the context of Safer Internet Day (SID), an event was held in Cyprus with the theme "Create, connect and share respect. A better Internet starts with you". The event, organised by the Ministry of Education and Culture in association with CYTA and MTN, and with the support of the rest of the CyberSafety project partners of the European programme "Safer Internet – Better Internet for Kids", was hosted successfully at Filoxenia Conference Centre.Read more
- Oman Safer Internet Day Committee
The Sultanate of Oman, represented by the Information Technology Authority (ITA), joined the rest of the world in celebrating Safer Internet Day recently, which this year took place on Tuesday, 6 February 2018. More than 140 countries celebrated this international day, with events and activities taking place under this year's theme of "Create, connect and share respect: A better internet starts with you".Read more
According to Microsoft's latest study, released on Safer Internet Day (SID) 2018, people's digital interactions and responses to online risks appear to be improving around the world – though perhaps surprisingly, many of those who have been targeted for abuse online say their perpetrators came from their immediate families and social circles.Read more
- BIK Team
To coincide with this year's Safer Internet Day celebrations on Tuesday, 6 February 2018, a new edition of the Online Safety MOOC (massive open online course) for teachers, ICT administrators and school counsellors will launch on the European Schoolnet Academy portal, developed in collaboration with the Insafe network of Safer Internet Centres.Read more
- UK Safer Internet Centre
For the past four years, the UK Safer Internet Centre (SIC) has been producing SID TV – film content to be used in schools for Safer Internet Day (SID). The reach of the films has grown year upon year and, earlier this year, the UK's 2017 SID TV videos had nearly a million views! Read on to find out more about this year's plans…Read more