SAFER INTERNET DAY
This year's Safer Internet Day (SID) celebrations took place on Tuesday, 7 February 2017. With a theme of "Be the change: Unite for a better internet", the day called upon all stakeholders to join together to make the internet a safer and better place for all, and especially for children and young people. Read the SID 2017 press release here.
This website showcases the many events and activities which took place across the globe to mark the day... find out what happened in your country, and find contacts and resources to help you to "be the change" for a better internet not just on SID, but all year through.
The site is still being regularly updated, so please check back often for the latest news on what happened on the day and visit our Facebook and Twitter profiles (#SID2017 and #SaferInternetDay). We'll be providing you with round-ups of the global celebrations over the coming days and weeks, and head on over to the Better Internet for Kids (BIK) portal - or subscribe to the quarterly BIK bulletin - to keep up to date all year round.
And as SID 2017 draws to a close, we're already starting to plan SID 2018 - put the date in your diary now!
* Safer Internet Day (SID) is organised by the joint Insafe-INHOPE network, with the support of the European Commission, with funding provided by the Connecting Europe Facility programme (CEF). Find out more about the EC's ‘European Strategy for a Better Internet for Children' on the Digital Agenda website.