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Malta celebrates successful Safer Internet Day campaign

Safer Internet Day is a global initiative that aims to promote safe and responsible use of online technology and mobile devices, especially among young people. The Maltese Safer Internet Centre, BeSmartOnline, was thrilled with the success they have achieved during this year's celebrations.

Greece raised awareness for a better internet on #SID2023

More than 30,000 students from all educational levels across the country participated in the festivities organised by the Greek Safer Internet Centre (SIC) for Safer Internet Day 2023 – and thousands more set up small celebrations in their classrooms with material provided by the Greek Safer Internet Centre, sending then their creations to the SIC. 

Safer Internet Day 2023 in Belgium: media education and cybersecurity

We cannot imagine life without the internet, as it provides so many opportunities. Therefore, it should also be a safe space where children and young people can be inspired, respected and protected. Based on these principles, this is how the Belgian Safer Internet Centre celebrated Safer Internet Day 2023. 

Portuguese Safer Internet Centre celebrates Safer Internet Day 2023

On Tuesday 7 February, the Portuguese Safer Internet Centre (SIC) celebrated the 20th edition of Safer Internet Day (SID). The Safer Internet Center Consortium, coordinated by the National Center for Cybersecurity, promoted the commemorative event, which was held in Ponta Delgada, Azores.

Digital dilemmas cannot be solved by parents alone

Children have the right to freedom of expression, participation and information, privacy and protection against harmful content. There are obviously many dilemmas that come with this for parents and carers. When is the right time to give your child their first smartphone? Which apps and services should your child have access to and at what age? What about the risk of encountering inappropriate or harmful content? This was the focus topic for Safer Internet Day 2023 in Norway.

Young people and the fake news dilemma

Young people inform themselves about everyday topics mainly via social media, but hardly trust the information they obtain there - this is what the Austrian Safer Internet Centre’s latest study shows.  

Worldwide celebrations for Safer Internet Day 2023

On Tuesday, 7 February 2023, we celebrated the 20th edition of Safer Internet Day (SID), with events and activities taking place right across the globe. With a theme, once again, of “Together 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. The day was a great success, and we are excited to share with you just a few of the achievements so far from the coordination level.