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- Kathrin Morasch, BIK Youth Ambassador
In February 2020, Better Internet for Kids (BIK) Youth Ambassador Kathrin Morasch participated in Safer Internet Day (SID) celebrations at the European Commission (EC) to introduce the Youth Pledge for a Better Internet, along with five fellow youth panellists. Below, she looks back on her experience.Read more
- Matěj Bednář, BIK Youth Ambassador
In February 2020, on the occasion of Safer Internet Day (SID), a group of Better Internet for Kids (BIK) Youth Ambassadors prepared a Youth Pledge for a Better Internet on how to make the information on the apps and services they use on the internet more age appropriate for children and young people, and presented it to a panel of industry representatives at the European Commission. Matěj, BIK Youth Ambassador from Czechia, reflects on his experience below.Read more
- BIK Team
On Sunday, 17 December 2017, the Insafe network of Safer Internet Centres (SICs) in Europe hosted a pre-event at the 12th edition of the Annual Internet Governance Forum (IGF), organised this year at the premises of the United Nations' headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland. The one-hour session brought together panellists from the private sector and civil society, as well as youth representatives from the Netherlands and Greece, to discuss "Generation Z: Are children conditioned to accept terms and conditions?".Read more