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.

  • Are you aware of your terms and conditions? – #Pledge2Youth

    • Type: Youth
    • Date:08/05/2020
    • Author:Matěj Bednář, BIK Youth Ambassador

    In February 2020, on the occasion of Safer Internet Day (SID), a group of Better Internet for Kids (BIK) Youth Ambassadors prepared a Youth Pledge for a Better Internet on how to make the information on the apps and services they use on the internet more age appropriate for children and young people, and presented it to a panel of industry representatives at the European Commission. Matěj, BIK Youth Ambassador from Czechia, reflects on his experience below.

  • BIK Youth Ambassadors: Making the best of digital technologies during lockdown

    • Type: Youth
    • Date:04/05/2020
    • 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 insights and 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+).

  • A BIK Youth Ambassador's experience at DomainPulse

    • Type: Youth
    • Date:01/04/2020
    • Author:Lili Leisser, BIK Youth Ambassador

    In February, Lili Leisser, Better Internet for Kids (BIK) Youth Ambassador from Austria was invited to the Domainpulse event, organised by, DENIC and SWITCH. She shares her experience in the article below.

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