Safer Internet Day 2015

The main event on the Safer Internet Day 2015 (SID 2015) in Spain will be a national congress focused on the importance of public-private partnerships and to emphasize that creating a better internet is a responsibility for us all. With this aim the event reuses the main slogan of the campaign «Let´s create a better Internet together».

The congress will be held at the Ministry of Industry, Tourism and Trade of Spain, and be opened by the General Director of (public corporate entity responsible for promoting the development of the Information Society in Spain). Then it will continue with three round tables about the experiences gained in the development of different initiatives within:

  1. The private sector (social networks platforms, ISP) and the civil society (Foundations, NGO´s). 
  2. The public sector (Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport; Ministry of Health and Social Services; law enforcement bodies; Protection Data National Agency; University and scientific community).
  3. Public-private partnerships, presentation of the ongoing initiatives that have been defined in the Public-Private Task Force (formed by more than 50 actors from all the sectors related to the protection of minors).

Also, and intercalated with the round tables, will take place two thematic panel. One about «Positive content for minors» and the other about «Ciberbullying: experiences and new initiatives».

Throughout the Safer Internet Day, different organizations will conduct many training and awareness activities, such PantallasAmigas and Orange that will organize family workshops whose results will also be presented during the congress.

Finally, the event will be closed by representants from the State Secretariat for Telecommunications and the Information Society (SETSI).

The web for Safer Internet Day 2015 in Spain is is the public corporate entity attached to the Ministry of Industry, Energy and Tourism (MINETUR) which is responsible for promoting the development of the Information Society in Spain. Our mission is also to carry out projects related to information and communication technologies (ICTs) in accordance with the strategic priorities of the State Secretariat for Telecommunications and the Information Society (SETSI), in collaboration with the autonomous communities, councils, local authorities and the private sector.

In the Spanish Digital Agenda context, we have some tasks to promote. One of them is related to the protection of minors in Internet. Right now, we are Promoting different lines related to this issue: an Awareness and Educational National Plan, a public-private Task Force, a Pilot Project in Place labeling to digital content, and a collection of guides to prevent cyberbullying in different environments (Law enforcement bodies, Health industry, educators and families). /

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