Safer Internet Day 2018 in Luxembourg

  • Awareness
  • 09/03/2018
  • Luxembourgish Safer Internet Centre

On Tuesday, 6 February 2018, Safer Internet Day was celebrated around the world. Read on to find out how the Luxembourgish Safer Internet Centre (SIC) celebrated the day.

As the Safer Internet Centre of Luxembourg, BEE SECURE participated with numerous activities and events before, during and after the SID. A complete list of all activities in Luxembourg organised as part of Safer Internet Day 2018 can be seen on the BEE SECURE website.
Overall, there was a huge press and media coverage on Safer Internet Day. One media highlight was a short TV report on Big Data "A data day" in collaboration with RTL Luxembourg. Also, the SID press conference was shown on RTL TV and numerous interviews in journals and radio stations promoted the concept of SID to the public. Furthermore, an event at cinema "Kinepolis" with school classes and a "Privacy Salon" for best practice in cyber privacy took place, several publications were published and, last but not least, BEE SECURE also took up an invitation to visit Strasbourg to meet Digital Economy and Society Commissioner Mariya Gabriel at the European Parliament.
Read on to find out more…
TV report: "A data day"
As part of the BIG DATA campaign: "Who is doing what with my data?", RTL Luxembourg accompanied two people for a day: one who was particularly interested in the protection of personal data and the other who wanted to see how our data is collected and processed daily. Check out the TV report here.
Fun awareness raising at cinema "Kinepolis"
Students and their teachers from around the country were invited to come watch the film "The Circle" at the Kinepolis Kirchberg, which addresses the theme of online chatting and social media. After the viewing, the audience was invited to participate in an open discussion with BEE SECURE.
BEE SECURE presentation on SID 2018
BEE SECURE's delegation to Strasbourg
By invitation of Commissioner Mariya Gabriel, BEE SECURE was present in Strasbourg with three Luxembourgish delegates for an official meeting together with other members of the Insafe network. As part of SID, the Commissioner launched the #SaferInternet4EU campaign to promote digital literacy among children and youngsters. BEE SECURE would like to thank the Insafe network, European Schoolnet and Mariya Gabriel for this extraordinary experience and for supporting of the mission of creating a better internet for kids, youngsters and parents. Read more on the campaign on the BIK portal.
Privacy Salon
Privacy Salons are skill and knowledge sharing sessions which aim to teach people the basic ways of protecting themselves and their data from intrusive surveillance. On SID 2018, a special edition of the Privacy Salon took place in Luxemburg city at level2, where over 20 people shared their online experiences and learned about best practice and tools for ensuring more privacy from experts.
Important publications
Our 2017 annual report was published in the frame of Safer Internet Day 2018, providing insight into the work, impact and experience of BEE SECURE at both national and international level.
A guide for teachers and educators, titled "Setting an example through my use of social media", was also published in the French language. The guide (also available in German) offers a brief summary of the various problems that teachers and educators may encounter on social media platforms (online reputation, photo sharing/publication, third-party distribution) in order to provide a clear and quick overview of best practice tips.
Facebook also published, in collaboration with KannerJugendTelefon (KJT) and BEE SECURE, a guide on online safety and responsible sharing localised for Luxembourg.
You'll find reactions, videos and photos from Luxembourg's celebration of Safer Internet Day 2018 on our social network profiles at Facebook BEE SECURE and Twitter BEE SECURE.
See the Luxembourgish Safer Internet Day profile page for further information.
Find out more about the work of the Luxembourgish Safer Internet Centre (SIC), including its awareness raising, helpline, hotline and youth participation services.
Image copyright: Luxembourgish Safer Internet Centre

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