Safer Internet Centre - Russia
Safer Internet Centre – Russia is a combined Safer Internet Centre which includes an awareness-raising and research division, hotline, helpline and Youth Panel. The Centre was founded in 2008 by ROCIT (Internet-society NGO) and Soprotivlenie (victim support NGO) and works under support of Public Chamber of Russian Federation and Child Ombudsman of Russian Federation. Since 2010, Safer Internet Centre - Russia is a member of Insafe network. Since 2012, Safer Internet Centre runs a prototype for Russian National Centre for Missing and Exploited Children which includes all Safer Internet Centre functions and brings them on the level of ensuring full child welfare and safety environment in present information society. The project is now known under the brand "Ne Dopusti!".
Safer Internet Centre – Russia runs Safer Internet Day activities in Russia since 2008. Also, the Centre is a bridge for cooperation and partnership by government, industry and civil society for making the Internet a safer and more comfortable place for children and families.
Our website - www.nedopusti.ru
Special Hotline webpage - www.rushotline.ru
Old Safer Internet Centre web portal - www.saferunet.org
Safer Internet Day – 2013 activities in Russia
Safer Internet Centre – Russia and ROCIT since 2008 traditionally run Safe Runet Week (rus. Nedelya Bezopasnogo Runeta) – a group of public awareness-raising events dedicated to Safer Internet Day. This year the Week will start on January 29 and end on February 5.
This year, the events of Safe Runet Week will be traditionally held in Moscow and regions of Russia (in 2012, we had 46 participating regions). They include conferences, roundtables, exhibitions, promotions of safer internet services and awareness-raising programmes. Main events of the Week will be traditionally held in Moscow and are the following:
January 29 – Press-conference "Dangers online in 2012: events, statistics, trends" in RIA Novosti information agency with participation of government and LEA officials, industry and civil society experts (includes presentation of Hotline report for 2012);
- January 30&31 – Seminar "Information safety for minors: dialogue and responsibility of state and civil society" organized by Child Ombudsman of Russian Federation. The first "mainframe" event of Safe Runet Week which will be held outside moscow - in the city of Vladimir;
- January 31 – Videoconference for out-of-school educators between Moscow and regions of Russia. The event will be traditionally held in Russian State Children’s Library, regional spots will be held in regional NGOs and youth libraries;
- February 1 – Expert roundtable for Internet-industry specialists;
- February 5 – Youth Safer Internet Day Forum, held in Public Chamber of Russian Federation, which will include open ceremony, presentation of online awareness work of youth
More information about Safer Internet Day – 2013 activities in Russia can be found on the Safe Runet Week website: www.safetyweek.ru (English version available).