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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!

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  • SIC+ countries meet to discuss awareness raising and youth participation

    • Type: Awareness
    • Date:14/07/2020
    • Author:BIK Team

    Global participants in the SIC+ programme recently took part in a webinar to share experiences and good practices relating to awareness raising and youth participation in online safety issues. The Insafe and INHOPE networks launched the SIC+ initiative with the aim of extending and replicating the successful Safer Internet Centre (SIC) model beyond Europe.

  • A look back at the World Anti-Bullying Forum 2019 in Ireland

    • Type: Awareness
    • Date:13/01/2020
    • Author:Irish Safer Internet Centre

    Dublin City University was home to the largest ever gathering of experts, educators, parents and policy makers, to discuss and share ideas on the best possible methods to tackle bullying, cyberbullying and promote online safety at the World Anti-Bullying Forum 2019.

  • Living our best lives: Managing your online wellbeing, Zeminar 2018

    • Type: Youth
    • Date:11/01/2019
    • Author:Irish Safer Internet Centre

    Last week, Webwise once again took to the main stage at Zeminar Youth Conference, an event that focuses on the mental and physical wellbeing of 15-20-year-olds. The one-hour talk, "Living our best lives: Managing your online well-being", was hosted by Stephen Byrne (RTÉ).

  • Children's rights online: Ongoing debate, ongoing change

    • Type: Awareness
    • Date:02/05/2018
    • Author:Lorcan, Webwise Ireland Youth panellist

    Lorcan, a member of the Webwise youth panel (part of the Irish Safer Internet Centre), recently attended the Facebook/Google EMEA Child Safety Summit in Dublin, Ireland, taking part in a panel discussion to ensure that the voice of youth was heard. Here, he recounts his experience.

  • Zeminar 2017: Towards a better internet

    • Type: Awareness
    • Date:17/11/2017
    • Author:Irish Safer Internet Centre

    Webwise recently hosted an internet safety panel discussion at the Zeminar Youth Conference, an event that focuses on the mental and physical wellbeing of 15-20 year olds. The one-hour discussion hosted by Stephen Byrne (RTÉ) addressed important online issues for teens including online exploitation, peer-led anti-bullying campaigns and non-consensual sharing of explicit images.