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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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  • Portuguese Digital Leaders attend Virtual Educa Connect 2020

    • Type: Youth
    • Date:03/09/2020
    • Author:Portuguese Safer Internet Centre

    On Thursday, 23 July 2020, the Portuguese Digital Leaders attended the Virtual Educa Connect 2020 online conference, the largest international virtual meeting on innovation in education for social transformation. More specifically, the group was involved in a panel discussion on "Digital Citizenship: Risks and Challenges in the ‘New Normal'".

  • #SERJOVEMEMCASA: a campaign for Portuguese youth in lockdown

    • Type: Youth
    • Date:19/08/2020
    • Author:Portuguese Safer Internet Centre

    On European Youth Information Day, celebrated on Friday, 17 April 2020, the Portuguese Institute of Sport and Youth (IPDJ), member of the Portuguese Safer Internet Centre (SIC), launched the #SERJOVEMEMCASA (Being young at home) campaign, to encourage and promote online projects by and for young people.

  • Awareness sessions on children's digital rights from the perspective of a BIK Youth Ambassador

    • Type: Youth
    • Date:07/01/2020
    • Author:João Pedro Martins, BIK Youth Ambassador

    In 2019, the Convention on the Rights of the Child turned 30. To celebrate this, Portuguese Better Internet for Kids (BIK) Youth Ambassador João Pedro Martins took part in awareness sessions on the digital rights of children and young people in the Azores Archipelago, and shares some takeaways below. 

  • Portugal – Youth competition on online safety on social networks

    • Type: Youth
    • Date:07/03/2019
    • Author:João Pedro Martins, BIK Youth Ambassador

    DECO, the Portuguese Association for Consumer Protection, with the support of Google Portugal, is promoting NET Viva e Segura (2nd Edition), a national initiative that invites the educational community to produce videos to demonstrate the importance of engaging in social networks safely and while being aware of privacy challenges.

  • Critical thinking must be taught, improved and tested

    • Type: Awareness
    • Date:29/06/2017
    • Author:João Pedro Martins, Youth Ambassador

    The topical issue of fake news is the focus for the June 2017 edition of the Better Internet for Kids (BIK) bulletin. As always in the work we do in creating a safer and better internet, gaining the perspectives of young people is essential, especially on new and emerging issues. Here, João from Portugal shares his thoughts.

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