ARMENIA Safer Internet Day Committee
Safer Internet Day in Armenia
Safe.am is aimed at improving citizens' safety in relation to digital media, raising their awareness about safe Internet use, their digital rights, promoting the protection and education of children and teenagers using the Internet and new on-line technologies. The activities are coordinated by the Armenian Safer Internet Committee, a joint initiative of the Media Education Center, Internet Society of Armenia, Orange Armenia, the National Center of Educational Technologies of the Ministry of Education and Science, Yerevan City Municipality and other organizations. Every year Safe.am celebrates Safer Internet Day, running nation-wide information campaigns, open lessons, competitions, round tables and other media events, promoting networking in the area of Internet safety and actively cooperating with partners in European countries: INSAFE and eNACSO.
Safer Internet Day 2013
Armenian Safer Internet Committee will launch various activities dedicated to Safer Internet Day 2013, involving secondary schools in the capital city of Yerevan and regions. This year’s activities will be focused on engaging parents and numerous workshops will be organized for them in the capital city and regions. On February 5 Safer Internet Month will be launched and secondary schools will held open lessons in Internet Safety. In frames of the project over 300 teachers from 150 schools will be trained and over 3000 students will take part in open lessons. This year a special attention is paid to engaging parents, who will take part in workshops held in Armenia's capital city and regions. On the Safer Internet Day 2013 the Best Open Lesson and the Best e-Poster Competitions will be announced among school children and teachers. Activities will be completed by March 20. Follow the events and activities in Armenia on www.safe.am
Safer Internet Armenia
Armenia joined the Safer Internet pan-European initiative in 2009. The national Media Education Center in partnership with Internet Society of Armenia initiated the establishment of the Armenian Safer Internet Day Committee (www.safe.am), represented by the Public Council of Armenia, ISOC Armenia, Synopsys, Microsoft, Public Radio of Armenia, National Center of Educational Technologies of the Ministry of Education and Science, Ministry of Diaspora, WV Armenia. Safe.am informs about benefits and hazards of ICT use through awareness raising campaigns and raising the level of digital literacy, it has links to teaching materials on e-safety and social networking. Safe.am provides visibility to the Armenian Hotline (3741- 60272212), and ensures the mechanism for reporting on-line incidents.
Safe.am is aimed to
Safer Internet activities are oriented towards minors and adults, teachers, ISPs, content providers, law enforcement authorities, officials: