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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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  • Italy launches online platform for young people in response to COVID-19

    • Type: Awareness
    • Date:19/05/2020
    • Author:Italian Safer Internet Centre

    Families, teachers, boys and girls have had their everyday lives turned upside down by this long quarantine, in which all of us have had to redefine our daily routines. In this extraordinary scenario, digital technologies have been having a much larger and central role in the lives of each and every one of us.

  • Staying safe online while social distancing – Top tips from the BIK Youth Ambassadors

    • Type: Youth
    • Date:27/04/2020
    • Author:BIK Team

    The global lockdown induced by the coronavirus pandemic has caused fundamental changes to the lifestyles of young people around the world. One of these consequences is their increased reliance on digital technologies – to maintain a social life, to study, to access culture, to express their creativity, and more. The BIK Youth Ambassadors share their tips to cope with this new reality in the best way possible.

  • Microsoft SID 2020 study - Teens are better than adults at finding help with online issues

    • Type: Awareness
    • Date:30/01/2020
    • Author:Microsoft

    For World Kindness Day, on Wednesday, 13 November 2019, Microsoft called on teens across the globe to assist adults with online issues. That's because, according to their latest research conducted in 25 countries, teens are considerably better than adults at tracking down useful resources to help resolve digital difficulties.

  • #StandUp4HumanRights – Looking back at the BIK Youth Panel 2019 for Human Rights Day

    • Type: Awareness
    • Date:10/12/2019
    • Author:BIK Team

    On Tuesday, 10 December 2019, we celebrate Human Rights Day, organised worldwide by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) to honour the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights 71 years ago.

  • Top tips on making youth participation work

    • Type: Awareness
    • Date:08/11/2019
    • Author:Dutch Safer Internet Centre

    Over the last few years, the Dutch Safer Internet Centre (SIC) has managed quite well to get young people to participate actively in events related to better internet issues. One of the SIC's main missions is to make youth participation self-evident for partners, and for this purpose, the SIC shares a few lessons learned on youth participation below.

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