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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!

Content with tag bik youth ambassadors .

  • BIK Youth Ambassadors attend the COFACE Families Europe conference in Helsinki, Finland

    • Type: Awareness
    • Date:04/10/2019
    • Author:BIK Team

    On Thursday, 3 and Friday, 4 October 2019, COFACE Families Europe and Vaestoliitto (the Family Federation of Finland) will host a conference for family professionals on the topic of "Shaping a healthy environment fit for children" in Helsinki, Finland.

  • International Youth Day 2019 – Transforming digital citizenship education

    • Type: Youth
    • Date:12/08/2019
    • Author:BIK Team

    Monday, 12 August 2019 marks International Youth Day (IYD). On this occasion, and in line with the 2019 theme "Transforming education", some BIK Youth Ambassadors share their views on digital citizenship education in their respective countries.

  • Giving the floor to youth at EuroDIG 2019: Their future, their voice, their right

    • Type: Youth
    • Date:16/07/2019
    • Author:BIK Youth

    The opportunities for children that result from the widespread digital environment available today are undeniable and virtually limitless. However, such opportunities are accompanied with many risks such as cyberbullying, grooming, sexual abuse or other types of exploitation. It is, therefore, extremely important to enable children and young people to freely exercise their rights of access to information, social participation, freedom of expression and privacy in the digital world.

  • Get ready for YOUthDIG 2019!

    • Type: Youth
    • Date:11/06/2019
    • Author:BIK Team

    As every year, the season of internet governance events is opened by YOUthDIG (Youth Dialogue on Internet Governance) and of course, EuroDIG (the European Dialogue on Internet Governance) hosted this year in The Hague, the Netherlands.

  • 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.

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