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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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  • #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.

  • Updates from the Albanian Safer Internet Day Committee

    • Type: Awareness
    • Date:06/11/2019
    • Author:Albania Safer Internet Day Committee - The Children's Human Rights Centre of Albania (CRCA)

    The Children's Human Rights Centre of Albania (CRCA) – the Safer Internet Day Committee in Albania – has recently opened two new structures to encourage young Albanians to participate in the political process, and to protect children and adolescents victims of sexual violence.

  • Portuguese Meeting of Media Education - Insights from a BIK Youth Ambassador

    • Type: Youth
    • Date:10/05/2019
    • Author:João Pedro Martins, BIK Youth Ambassador

    BIK Youth Ambassador João Pedro Martins is a Portuguese Digital Leader. On Friday, 10 May 2019, he will present his youth panel to the fourth Portuguese Meeting of Media Education as a best practice case.

  • 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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