Create, connect and share respect: Insafe-INHOPE network booth activities at IGF village
- BIK Team
The 12th Internet Governance Forum (IGF) is taking place from 18-21 December 2017 in Geneva, Switzerland. This year the conference runs under the overall theme "Shape your digital future".
As in previous years, the joint Insafe-INHOPE network is hosting a customary booth in the IGF village in order to raise awareness about the Better Internet for Kids agenda in Europe, including the annual Safer Internet Day (SID) campaign. Safer Internet Day is a global campaign that takes place every year in February. In 2018, SID will take place on Tuesday, 6 February with this year's theme calling on people to "Create, connect and share respect: a better internet starts with you". Hence, during the week, IGF participants from all over the world will have an opportunity to join the campaign and get their polaroid picture taken.
For more information on SID, visit www.saferinternetday.org and follow the conversations on Twitter using #SaferInternetDay and #SID2018.
Moreover, follow-up on the Insafe network pre-event, which took place on day 0 of IGF, discussing the user friendliness of terms and conditions.
Find out more about Insafe and INHOPE's participation in IGF over the years on the Better Internet for Kids (BIK) portal.
- Charalampos Kyritsis, Youth Ambassador
Including the voice of youth in internet governance discussions is important. Here, Charalampos Kyritsis, a youth panellist from Greece, reflects on his recent experiences in attending the Internet Governance Forum (IGF), a key annual event in the global internet governance calendar.
- Gonçalo Fonseca
My name is Gonçalo Fonseca and I'm going to recount the "little adventure" that myself and my university colleague, Inês Lopes, experienced last December at the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) 2017, hosted by the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland.
- Hungarian Safer Internet Centre
The Hungarian Internet Hotline, operated by the National Media and Infocommunications Authority, has recently launched a brand-new hotline website with a new logo and content. The Internet Hotline has been operating in Hungary since 2011 and it was time to refresh the website and provide up-to-date and relevant information. On the new website, the reporting interface has been transferred to the home page and legal information on the nine reporting categories is also provided. It is also now easy to report illegal or harmful content via mobile phones.
- COFACE Families Europe
COFACE Families Europe has recently published the December 2017 edition of its newsletter featuring several items which touch upon the Better Internet for Kids (BIK) areas of work.
- 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?".