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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 safer internet centres .

  • 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.

  • Insafe network meets to discuss online dependency and screen time

    • Type: Awareness
    • Date:23/11/2016
    • Author:Insafe network

    Today, the Insafe network of Safer Internet Centres (SICs) is meeting in Luxembourg to exchange knowledge and experience about the latest online issues and trends, and how these might impact on the work of awareness centres and helplines in Europe.

  • World Youth Skills Day

    • Type: Youth
    • Date:15/07/2016
    • Author:BIK team

    The UN-designated World Youth Skills Day seeks to create greater awareness of, and discussion on, the importance of technical and vocational education and training, and the development of other skills relevant to both local and global economies. It is hoped that it will contribute to a reduction in unemployment and underemployment among youth across the globe. It will also highlight youth skills development to draw attention to the critical need for marketable skills.

  • Polish Digital Youth Forum

    • Type: News
    • Date:25/05/2016
    • Author:Polish Safer Internet Centre

    On 12 May 2016, the first Digital Youth Forum (DYF) was held in Copernicus Science Centre in Warsaw, Poland. Nearly 400 young people met to exchange views and inspire themselves in the field of creative use of new technologies.

  • Webinar on digital rights and citizenship for young Europeans

    • Type: News
    • Date:24/05/2016
    • Author:BIK team

    On Wednesday, 25 May 2016, youth panellists from across the Insafe network of Safer Internet Centres (SICs) are invited to attend a first webinar on digital rights and citizenship, entitled Digitally connected, digitally empowered – realising children's and young people's rights in a digital age and creating a better internet.