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Another successful Safer Internet Day!

On Tuesday, 9 February 2021, we celebrated the 18th edition of Safer Internet Day (SID), with events and activities taking place right across the globe.

The Better Internet for Kids annual report 2020 is out

The Better Internet for Kids (BIK) review of the year 2020 is released on the occasion of Safer Internet Day (SID) 2021, Tuesday, 9 February. It provides a summary of a multitude of stakeholder efforts to protect children and young people online over the past year.

Today is Safer Internet Day 2021!

On Tuesday, 9 February 2021, we celebrate Safer Internet Day – the annual flagship campaign under the European Strategy for Better Internet for Children.

Celebrating Safer Internet Day in times of social distancing

Safer Internet Day (SID) is getting close. On Tuesday, 9 February 2021, SID will take place across the world, once again with a theme of “Together for a better internet”. While we recognise that celebrations may look different for this edition as we all adapt to COVID-19 constraints, there are still many ways for you to get involved in Safer Internet Day, even from the comfort of your own home!

Taking stock of the state of online safety ahead of Safer Internet Day 2021

On Tuesday, 9 February 2021, we will join “Together for a better internet” to celebrate yet another edition of Safer Internet Day (SID) - though this time in a starkly different digital environment, compared to previous editions. Almost one year after the advent of the COVID-19 crisis and the changes it has brought about in our online habits, we review the new realities with regards to safety and well-being in the online sphere.

Get involved in Safer Internet Day 2021!

Safer Internet Day (SID) is fast approaching – on Tuesday, 9 February 2021, we will be millions around the globe, joining forces “Together for a better internet”. How do you plan to participate in the big day?

Making terms and conditions accessible to young people with the BIK Youth Ambassadors

In February 2020, a group of six Better Internet for Kids (BIK) Youth Ambassadors marked Safer Internet Day (SID) by hosting a dialogue with industry members from the Alliance to better protect minors online at the European Commission (EC) on the age appropriateness of apps and services' privacy information for children and young people. Below, three of them – Matej, Kathrin and Charampoulos – look back on their experience and share their aspirations.

Looking back on SID 2020 and the Youth Pledge for a Better Internet

In February 2020, Better Internet for Kids (BIK) Youth Ambassador Kathrin Morasch participated in Safer Internet Day (SID) celebrations at the European Commission (EC) to introduce the Youth Pledge for a Better Internet, along with five fellow youth panellists. Below, she looks back on her experience.