Safer Internet Day 2020 in France – Launch of the FamiNum app
- French Safer Internet Centre
On Tuesday, 11 February 2020, Safer Internet Day was marked in 170 countries around the world – the French Safer Internet Centre (SIC) was part of the celebrations, with one specificity however; in France, Safer Internet Day lasts for an entire month.
Safer Internet Day was launched in the presence of Adrien Taquet, Secretary of State for Children, and the three branches of the French Safer Internet Centre: Internet Sans Crainte, Association e-Enfance and Point de Contact. In this event, the French SIC introduced the featured campaigns and resources unveiled for the 2020 edition of SID.
A key moment of this SID 2020 event was the launch of the FamiNum app, which was designed by Tralalere in collaboration with the National Union of Family Associations (Union Nationale des Associations Familiales, UNAF), the 3-6-9-12 Association and AXA Prévention. This application was designed to be part of a 360° plan of actions aiming to shift digital education from the school to the home. As such, FamiNum aims to help parents creating their own digital family charter, by offering a customisable and intuitive tool allowing them to (re-)establish a family dialogue around digital practices by using constructive discourses, as opposed to the usual conflictual approach.
Internet Sans crainte was proud to present the prevention campaign designed by French psychiatrist Serge Tisseron and his 3-6-9-12 Association. Elaborated by Internet Sans Crainte, this initiative aims to reduce the distance that screens create between parents and their children with a simple and impactful printed campaign.
The French SIC also launched the new version of the Stop la Violence serious game created by Tralalere for Internet Sans Crainte, in partnership with MAE Prévention and the French Telecoms Federation (Fédération Française des Télécoms). Stop la Violence is an immersive and interactive tool aiming to encourage students to take action against bullying at school. It is now officially referenced by the Ministry of Education.
During SID 2020, a high school class from Normandy experimented the new version of Stop la Violence. It was a successful experience since it enabled interesting discussions in a good atmosphere. The French SIC also organised a live workshop for pupils from an elementary school, and some of their parents, which gave rise to very interesting exchanges.
For more information, please visit the French Safer Internet Day profile page.
Find out more information about the work of the French Safer Internet Centre (SIC) generally, including its awareness raising, helpline, hotline and youth participation services, or find similar information for Safer Internet Centres throughout Europe.
SID 2020 – Point de Contact launches its reporting app and talks innovation at the Maison de l'Europe
- Point de Contact, the French hotline
The French reporting hotline Point de Contact participated in the main Safer Internet Day 2020 event in France, opened by Child Protection Minister Adrien Taquet, alongside its Safer Internet France consortium partners. The event took place in the morning at the Ministry for Solidarity and Health in Paris.
- BIK Team
On Tuesday, 11 February 2020, we celebrated the 17th edition of Safer Internet Day (SID), with events and activities taking place right across the globe in over 170 countries, and with many organisational supporters too.
- Portuguese Safer Internet Centre
On Tuesday, 11 February 2020, Portugal celebrated Safer Internet Day (SID) with a high-level meeting at the Artur Gonçalves School Cluster in Torres Novas.
- Telma Foundation, the Malagasy Safer Internet Day Committee
Each year the world celebrates Safer Internet Day (SID) on 11 February. Initiated by the Insafe network of European Safer Internet Centres (SICs), this event aims to raise awareness of the safe use of internet for vulnerable users, such as children and young people.
- FGI Côte d'Ivoire, the Côte d'Ivoire Safer Internet Day Committee
Like many other countries around the world, the Ivory Coast celebrated Safer Internet Day (SID) on Tuesday, 11 February 2020 in the Santa Anna middle school in Cocody les II plateaux, near the Macaci crossroad in Abidjan.
- Bulgarian Safer Internet Centre
On Tuesday, 11 February 2020, together with over 170 countries worldwide, Bulgaria celebrated the international Safer Internet Day (SID). Dozens of Bulgarian schools and libraries organised various initiatives and activities with the motto: "Together for a better internet".
- Romanian Safer Internet Centre
Save the Children Romania, coordinator of the Romanian Safer Internet Centre (SIC), celebrated Safer Internet Day (SID) 2020 by organising a public press event called "Challenges of internet use: Proliferation of child sexual abuse materials online".
- Anarestan (Amin Strategic Management Development Co.), the Iranian Safer Internet Day Committee
On Tuesday, 11 February 2020, Iran celebrated Safer Internet Day (SID) for the third consecutive time, thanks to the commitment of Anarestan (Amin Strategic Management Development Co.). The event saw the participation of Mr. Mahdi Sheikh, Member of the Cultural Committee of the Islamic Consultative Assembly.
- Italian Safer Internet Centre
On Tuesday, 11 February 2020, the Italian Safer Internet Centre (SIC) organised an event for Safer Internet Day (SID) in the National Museum of Pietrarsa, in the region of Naples.
- Croatian Safer Internet Centre
On Tuesday, 11 February 2020, Croatia celebrated Safer Internet Day (SID) with a panel discussion for elementary school children, and a series of awareness sessions in schools throughout the country.
- Icelandic Safer Internet Centre
For Safer Internet Day 2020, the Icelandic Safer Internet Centre (SIC) planned multiple activities.
- Belgian Safer Internet Centre
On Tuesday, 11 February 2020, the world celebrated Safer Internet Day (SID) with the theme "Together for a better internet!". Belgian young people, just like their European peers, have a real passion for the internet, but don't always use it safely. Therefore, the goal of SID is to promote a rich, creative, but also safe digital experience among young people.
- BIK Team
This Tuesday, 11 February 2020, on the occasion of Safer Internet Day (SID) 2020, the Better Internet for Kids (BIK) Coordination Team has published a best practice guide on positive online content for children.