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Browse our selection of news stories to learn more about how young people from across Europe (and beyond) have been contributing to creating a safer and better internet. And, if you're interested in browsing a fuller selection of news stories, head on over to the Better Internet for Kids (BIK) portal or check out the quarterly BIK bulletin for regular highlights. If you're keen to contribute with a story of your own, check out the BIK content contribution guidelines - we'd love to hear from you!

  • Portuguese Meeting of Media Education - Insights from a BIK Youth Ambassador

    • Type: Youth
    • Date:10/05/2019
    • Author:João Pedro Martins, BIK Youth Ambassador

    BIK Youth Ambassador João Pedro Martins is a Portuguese Digital Leader. On Friday, 10 May 2019, he will present his youth panel to the fourth Portuguese Meeting of Media Education as a best practice case.

  • Young Europeans and democracy: it's complicated

    • Type: Awareness
    • Date:29/04/2019
    • Author:BIK Team

    Studies carried out in various European countries in the latest decades all come the same conclusions: young Europeans disengage from – and sometimes, even disavow – democracy. Yet, there is more to this picture; the rise of digital technologies has empowered young people to participate in the democratic process in new ways.

  • Resources from the Insafe network on democracy and political participation

    • Type: Awareness
    • Date:29/04/2019
    • Author:BIK Team

    To mark the European Youth Week, which focuses on "Democracy and me", the Better Internet for Kids (BIK) Team curated a few engaging resources on democracy and political participation, targeted to young people. All these resources were designed by members of the Insafe network, across Europe.

  • Save the date! The European Youth Week is getting close

    • Type: Awareness
    • Date:15/04/2019
    • Author:BIK Team

    The European Youth Week will take place from Monday, 29 April to Sunday, 5 May 2019. This event takes place every two years and aims to celebrate and promote youth engagement through activities organised in all 33 countries participating in Erasmus+.

  • Young people and social media: Youth Internet Monitor 2019

    • Type: Youth
    • Date:08/04/2019
    • Author:Austrian Safer Internet Centre

    Saferinternet.at, part of the Austrian Safer Internet Centre (SIC), presents new data on how young people from Austria use social media.

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