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Family environment and alternative care

Many parents and caregivers require support to develop the technological understanding, capacity and skills necessary to assist children in relation to the digital environment.

It must be ensured that parents and caregivers have opportunities to gain digital literacy, to learn how technology can support the rights of children and to recognize a child who is a victim of online harm and respond appropriately.


  • Ansicht:

    Children's rights, sharenting & kidfluencing

    Torsten Krause, SDC

    Children's rights, sharenting & kidfluencing - these topics were the focus of a panel discussion at the conference "Content with conscience: on the support of Influencers and Online Content Creators ", which was hosted by the Belgian government as an event of its current EU Council Presidency on 27 February 2024 in Brussels.

  • Ansicht: Aufruf zur Beteiligung am Programm des IGF 2023

    IGF 2023 Call for Session Proposals

    Marlene Fasolt, SDC

    Stakeholders are invited to submit proposals to organize various types of sessions at the Internet Governance Forum until May 19, 2023 at 23:59 UTC

  • Ansicht: Berichterstattung und Interview vom IGF

    In the rearview mirror: a children’s rights perspective on the sessions of the IGF 2022 on YouTube

    Marlene Fasolt, SDC

    The 17th annual Internet Governance Forum (IGF) was hosted by the Government of Ethiopia in Addis Ababa in a hybrid format from 28 November to 2 December 2022. All the sessions were recorded and uploaded on the IGF’s YouTube channel and we have uploaded daily reports on the sessions that relate to growing up in the digital environment. Following are the links to all the sessions that we reported on.

  • Ansicht: Aufruf zur Beteiligung am Programm des IGF 2022

    Call for participation in the programme of the IGF 2022

    Pauline Richter, Stiftung Digitale Chancen

    A call for active participation in the programme development of the Internet Governance Forum 2022 (IGF) has been issued again this year. Stakeholders can submit session proposals until 10 June 2022.

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