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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!

  • President of Latvia and Latvian Youth Panel discuss the impact of disinformation on the general perceptions about Latvia

    • Type: Youth
    • Date: 2023-01-30
    • Author: Latvian Safer Internet Centre

    The Chancery of the President of Latvia, in cooperation with the Latvian Safer Internet Centre (SIC) and the global development and education organisation "IREX" within the Global Media and Information Literacy Week 2022 organised the discussion "The image of my Latvia. How to distinguish true information from disinformation?" at the Latvian Presidential Palace.  

  • Two weeks until Safer Internet Day 2023!

    • Type: Youth
    • Date: 2023-01-24
    • Author: BIK Team

    Safer Internet Day (SID) is almost here – on Tuesday, 7 February 2023, we will be millions around the globe, joining forces “Together for a better internet”. This edition is extra special, as it celebrates the 20th anniversary of this international day. Are you ready? How are you going to get involved in celebrating with us?

  • BIK Youth Ambassadors at the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) 2022

    • Type: Youth
    • Date: 2023-01-23
    • Author: BIK Youth Ambassadors, Joao and Kathrin

    At the end of November, the BIK Youth Ambassadors, Joao and Kathrin, set off for Addis Ababa. After many years, the global and annual Internet Governance Forum took place again on the African continent, hosted by the Government of Ethiopia with support from the UN Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) and the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA).

  • Greek youth participates in Internet Governance Forum 2022

    • Type: Youth
    • Date: 2023-01-08
    • Author: Greek Safer Internet Centre

    Great insights and discussions were held at the 2022 edition of the Internet Governance Forum (#IGF2022) on 29 November 2022. The Greek delegation was especially involved in the workshop on online disinformation

  • Digizens: a magazine from SaferInternet4Kids’ Youth Panel

    • Type: Youth
    • Date: 2022-12-13
    • Author: Greek Safer Internet Centre

    The Youth Panel of the Greek Safe Internet Centre of the FORTH - Institute of Computer Science Technology and Research Foundation created its own magazine "Digizens". It is a magazine produced by young people for young people themselves. The first issue is now available, and it tackles how children see the dangers of the internet, and their own advice for a better and safer internet.

  • Microsoft’s Council for Digital Good Europe invites BIK Youth Ambassadors

    • Type: Youth
    • Date: 2022-12-12
    • Author: BIK Youth Ambassador, Dimitris & Yevgeny

    On 15 November, the BIK Youth Ambassadors were invited to take part in a meeting of the “Council for Digital Good Europe” (CDG-E), where they talked about the BIK Youth activities and the Safer Internet Forum giving their views and opinions on various topics such as cyberbullying and digital safety.

  • Safer Internet Forum 2022 was a very enriching experience for Portuguese youth

    • Type: Youth
    • Date: 2023-01-10
    • Author: Portuguese Safer Internet Centre

    Safer Internet Forum - the annual international conference on online safety for children in Europe - returned for another edition in October 2022, providing an opportunity to discuss the new European strategy for a better internet for kids (BIK+) and set new goals to achieve a safer and better online experience for all. 

  • Reflections on parent-child relationships online

    • Type: Youth
    • Date: 2021-12-08
    • Author: BIK Youth Ambassador, Yevgeny

    COFACE Families Europe marked International Children’s Day 2021 with a policy and advocacy session on parent-child relationships in the digital era. In this session, DigiGen researchers Merike Sisask and Olaf Kapella presented findings on ICT in family life, while Better Internet for Kids Youth Ambassadors (BIK Youth) shared their experiences and reflections as children and young people.

  • Safer Internet Forum 2022 is here!

    • Type: Youth
    • Date: 2022-10-27
    • Author: BIK Team

    This year’s edition of the annual Safer Internet Forum (SIF) is a youth-led event, with young people playing an active role in the planning, preparation and delivery of the forum. SIF takes place in a hybrid format in Brussels, Belgium and online on Thursday, 27 October 2022 with a theme of A Digital Decade for children and youth: BIK+ to protect, empower and respect! 

  • Reflections on parent-child relationships online

    • Type: Youth
    • Date: 2021-12-08
    • Author: BIK Youth Ambassador, Yevgeny

    COFACE Families Europe marked International Children’s Day 2021 with a policy and advocacy session on parent-child relationships in the digital era. In this session, DigiGen researchers Merike Sisask and Olaf Kapella presented findings on ICT in family life, while Better Internet for Kids Youth Ambassadors (BIK Youth) shared their experiences and reflections as children and young people.

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