GERMANY Safer Internet Centre
Safer Internet Day in Germany
Safer Internet Day is an international day of action, held each year in February to promote safer and more responsible use of online technology and mobile phones. In Germany, the Awareness Centre klicksafe initiates and coordinates activities and events on Safer Internet Day. The aim of klicksafe is to encourage as many institutions, organisations, companies, schools and other groups as possible to participate in the day with actions of their own. klicksafe collects and publishes information on all SID projects on www.klicksafe.de/sid.
Safer Internet Day 2014
Safer Internet Day 2014 activities in Germany
Review: Safer Internet Day 2013
On February 5th, klicksafe organised a press conference in Berlin which focused on "Right-wing extremism on the internet". Representatives of the media, the educational sector, NGOs and government participated in the press event as well as members of the Saferinternet DE Advisory Board. Furthermore, klicksafe organised an online-campaign which focused on statements against right-wing extremism.
Apart from the klicksafe activities, more than 200 events and activities took place at schools, libraries, institutions etc. (list of national events).
The German Safer Internet Centre
In Germany, the Safer Internet Programme is being implemented by the Saferinternet DE consortium. Apart from the Awareness Centre klicksafe, the consortium consists of the Hotlines internet-beschwerdestelle.de (implemented by eco and FSM) and jugendschutz.net as well as the Helpline Nummer gegen Kummer.
klicksafe is a mutual project of the Central Authority for Media and Communication Rhineland-Palatinate (LMK), which is responsible for coordination, and the Media Authority for North Rhine-Westphalia (LfM).
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