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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!

  • EuroDIG 2020 through the eyes of a BIK Youth Ambassador

    • Type: Youth
    • Date:01/07/2020
    • Author:Kathrin Morasch, BIK Youth Ambassador

    Kathrin, BIK Youth Ambassador from Germany, took part in the EuroDIG 2020 (European Dialogue on Internet Governance), which took place from Wednesday, 10 June to Friday, 12 June 2020 online. Below, she shares the main take-aways of the sessions she attended.

  • Making terms and conditions accessible to young people with the BIK Youth Ambassadors

    • Type: Youth
    • Date:30/06/2020
    • Author:BIK Team

    In February 2020, a group of six Better Internet for Kids (BIK) Youth Ambassadors marked Safer Internet Day (SID) by hosting a dialogue with industry members from the Alliance to better protect minors online at the European Commission (EC) on the age appropriateness of apps and services' privacy information for children and young people. Below, three of them – Matej, Kathrin and Charampoulos – look back on their experience and share their aspirations.

  • The power of likes through the eyes of Greek SIC's Youth Panel

    • Type: Youth
    • Date:12/06/2020
    • Author:Greek Safer Internet Centre

    Teenagers and adults are constantly bombarded with images depicting "perfect" bodies, faces, products and relationships, making them feel inadequate and urging them to have similar lifestyles.

  • Bulgarian youth panellist named one of 12 "kid activists who are changing the world"

    • Type: Youth
    • Date:11/06/2020
    • Author:Bulgarian Safer Internet Centre

    16-year-old Bulgarian youth panellist Milena Radoytseva was recently recognised as one of 12 kid activists who are changing their communities and the world for the better by The Washington Post. As a member of the Bulgarian Safer Internet Centre's Youth panel, Milena is making the internet safer for Bulgarian children and their families.

  • Looking back on SID 2020 and the Youth Pledge for a Better Internet

    • Type: Youth
    • Date:28/05/2020
    • Author:Kathrin Morasch, BIK Youth Ambassador

    In February 2020, Better Internet for Kids (BIK) Youth Ambassador Kathrin Morasch participated in Safer Internet Day (SID) celebrations at the European Commission (EC) to introduce the Youth Pledge for a Better Internet, along with five fellow youth panellists. Below, she looks back on her experience.

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