My journey to the 2017 European Youth Panel and Safer Internet Forum

  • Youth
  • 11/01/2018
  • Henkka, Finnish Youth Panellist

Henkka, Youth Panellist from the Finnish Safer Internet Centre, shared the journey from Finland to Belgium where the European Youth Panel and Safer Internet Forum took place on 22 – 23 November 2017. 

Those days were filled with new experiences, workshops at the Google office, at European Schoolnet, speaking in the Alliance to better protect minors session at the Safer Internet Forum and building up the #TogetherforRespect campaign. Check out this video following Henkka step by step those days, speaking from a vlogger's perspective wearing the Youth Panel hat!

The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Better Internet for Kids Portal, European Schoolnet, the European Commission or any related organisations or parties.

About the contributor:

Henkka, an 18-year-old vlogger from Finland, has shared his life to thousands of people on social media for almost five years. Currently he's working on his own series with one of the Finnish Broadcasting companies. Henkka took part in YEP in 2017 and is working with Save the Children Finland. 


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