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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.

  • Young people and digital citizenship – a "Breakfast Byte" by BIK Youth Ambassadors

    • Type: Youth
    • Date:06/05/2020
    • Author:BIK Team

    From Monday, 11 to Wednesday, 20 May 2020, COFACE Families Europe will mark the International Day of Families 2020 by holding their Digital Citizenship Breakfast Bytes, a series of eight 90-minute online sessions (from 9:30-11:00 CET) aiming to increase critical thinking and understanding of the digital world. The Better Internet for Kids (BIK) Youth Ambassadors will host one of these sessions on "Are youth all natural digital citizens?"

  • 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.

  • Applications for SEEDIG 2020 Youth School open until 30 April

    • Type: Youth
    • Date:16/04/2020
    • Author:BIK Team

    From Wednesday, 1 to Thursday, 30 April 2020, applications for the South Eastern European Dialogue on Internet Governance (SEEDIG) Youth School 2020 are open to university students from or residing in a country in South Eastern Europe and neighbouring area (SEE+).

  • Encouraging civil online discourse in the new decade for SID 2020

    • Type: Awareness
    • Date:03/02/2020
    • Author:Microsoft

    It's a new year and a new decade, and teens and adults around the world hope that respect, safety and freedom will define online life in the 2020s, new Microsoft research shows.

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