ITALY Safer Internet Centre
Connected Generations is the name of the new project coordinated by the Ministry of Education, Universities and Research, and that which is carrying forward the work of the former Youth Online Centre, an experience that came to a close in 2012.
The project, which will be carried out over two years, foresees a collaboration involving Save the Children Italy, Telefono Azzurro, the Interior Ministry Postal Police and Communications Department, Child and Adolescents Watchdog Authorities, the E.D.I. Cooperative and the Citizens Defense Movement, and proposes, more specifically, to:
The project website is available here.
Safer Internet Day 2013
On the occasion of Internet Day 2013, an event will be held to present the new project in the presence of Education Minister Francesco Profumo.
During the event, aside from that given by the Minister, contributions will be delivered by Ernesto Caffo (President of Telefono Azzurro), Valerio Neri (Director-General of Save the Children), Vincenzo Spadafora (Child and Adolescents Watchdog Authority), Antonio Apruzzese (Postal Police and Communications Department of the Interior Ministry), Antonio Longo (President of the Citizens Defense Movement), and Emilia Romano (E.D.I. Cooperative).
As a part of the event, a workshop that simulates activities will be carried out by students with Save the Children and Telefono Azzurro operators.
A video has also been produced for the occasion of Safer Internet Day that will be guaranteed maximum visibility, both online as well as through traditional media.