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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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Portuguese children and young people among the most confident in using the internet

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

The results of the European study "EU Kids Online 2020" were released on Tuesday, 11 February 2020, for the Safer Internet Day. In the article below, the Portuguese Safer Internet Centre (SIC) analyses the results obtained by Portuguese children and young people.

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Safer Internet Day in Portugal – "Delete cyberbullying" seminar

  • Awareness
  • 09/03/2020
  • Portuguese Safer Internet Centre

On Tuesday, 11 February 2020, the Portuguese Safer Internet Centre (SIC) celebrated Safer Internet Day (SID), with a focus on the theme "Delete cyberbullying!". 

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Greece – Focus on the impact of social media on young people for Safer Internet Day

  • Awareness
  • 06/03/2020
  • Greek Safer Internet Centre

The impact of influencers on teenagers and how their psychology is changed by what they see on social media has been at the centre of the seventeeth celebration of Safer Internet Day (SID) in Greece. 

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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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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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Discussing a greener internet and cybercrime at the Lisbon Games Week

  • Awareness
  • 29/01/2020
  • Portuguese Safer Internet Centre

From Thursday, 21 until Sunday, 24 November 2019, the Portuguse Safer Internet Centre (SIC), through its consortium organisation, the Instituto Português do Desporto e Juventude (IPDJ), attended the Lisbon Games Week, the biggest event on video games, gaming, gamification, eSports and educational games in Portugal.

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Workshops on video games – Risks, benefits and strategies

  • Awareness
  • 27/01/2020
  • Portuguese Safer Internet Centre

On Thursday, 28 November 2019, the Instituto Português do Desporto e Juventude (IPDJ) organised a workshop on "Video Games and eSports – Features, risks, benefits and strategies" in Coimbra, Portugal. 

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Encouraging kind and respectful communication online for Safer Internet Day 2020

Safer Internet Day (SID) 2020 is fast approaching. On Tuesday, 11 February 2020, we will be millions around the globe, united to inspire positive change online. The campaign's slogan, "Together for a better internet", is a call to action for all stakeholders to join together and play their part in creating a better internet for everyone. A fundamental objective of the day is to engage all stakeholders in a concerted effort to encourage respectful interactions online, especially among the youngest users.

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