YOUTH

Youth participation in the Better Internet for Kids (BIK) agenda allows young people to express their views and exchange knowledge and experiences concerning their use of online technologies, as well as tips on how to stay safe.

They also advise on internet safety and empowerment strategy, help create innovative resources and disseminate eSafety messages to their peers.

On this page, you'll find a selection of articles corresponding to youth participation in the BIK agenda.

Webinar on digital rights and citizenship for young Europeans

  • News
  • 27/05/2016
  • BIK team

On Wednesday, 25 May 2016, 25 youth panellists from the Insafe network of Safer Internet Centres (SICs) and 4 Youth coordinators attended a webinar on digital rights and citizenship.

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Polish Digital Youth Forum

  • News
  • 25/05/2016
  • Polish Safer Internet Centre

On 12 May 2016, the first Digital Youth Forum (DYF) was held in Copernicus Science Centre in Warsaw, Poland. Nearly 400 young people met to exchange views and inspire themselves in the field of creative use of new technologies.

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Webinar on digital rights and citizenship for young Europeans

  • News
  • 24/05/2016
  • BIK team

On Wednesday, 25 May 2016, youth panellists from across the Insafe network of Safer Internet Centres (SICs) are invited to attend a first webinar on digital rights and citizenship, entitled Digitally connected, digitally empowered – realising children's and young people's rights in a digital age and creating a better internet. 

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My adventures to Facebook Dublin with the Webwise Youth Panel

  • News
  • 11/04/2016
  • Alana, Irish SIC Youth panellist

Alana, a youth panellist with the Irish Safer Internet Centre (SIC), recently took part in a visit to Facebook's offices in Dublin with the Webwise Youth Panel. Here, she shares her experience.

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RErights.org: rewriting your digital rights

  • News
  • 16/02/2016
  • RErights

What are the rights that young people treasure most in today's age of digital technologies? What are the digital rights that young people treasure most nowadays? Are these respected universally? And how can young people ensure that their voices are heard when decisions that affect their online presence are taken? 

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Greek youth play their part for a better internet

  • News
  • 15/02/2016
  • Greek Safer Internet Centre

Following Safer Internet Day 2016, our youth panellists from Greece, Thanassis and Alexander, share their views about how teenagers can play their part for a better Internet.

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European Youth Panel (YEP) 2015 report now available

  • News
  • 15/02/2016
  • BIK team
The European Youth Panel (YEP) 2015 report, drafted by youth panellists attending the European Youth Panel (YEP) and Safer Internet Forum (SIF) 2015, provides an overview of the sessions and outcomes from these meetings.
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European Youth Portal - information and opportunities for young people across Europe

  • Youth
  • 12/02/2016
  • BIK Coordination Team
In line with the European Commission's Better Internet for Kids strategy, our key vision is to create a better internet for children and young people, equipping them with the knowledge and skills they need to actively participate in today's digital society.
 
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Italian youth play their part for a better internet

  • News
  • 11/02/2016
  • Youth panellists

On the occasion of Safer Internet Day (SID) 2016, we asked our youth panellists for their views on the theme of ‘Play your part for a better internet!'. Here, a group of young people from Italy share news on their initiative.

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German youth play their part for a better internet

  • News
  • 11/02/2016
  • Youth Ambassadors

On the occasion of Safer Internet Day (SID) 2016, we asked our youth panellists how they would be marking the day. Here, Helen, Julia and Leonie, from a grammar school in Ladenburg, Germany, tell us about their plans.

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