EU Funding Programme

Safer Internet

One out of three Internet users is a child. Children at ever younger ages spend a significant part of their time online, frequently without any supervision by adults. While the Internet offers many opportunities, it also opens up certain risks to vulnerable users such as children. To be able to mitigate the risks that might be encountered online, children need accessible and age appropriate content and services; adequate protection and support from the effects of harmful content and behaviour such as cyberbullying, hate speech and sexting; and digital skills and competences to fully and safely benefit from being online.