DC Initiative Safer Internet for Children

Chairman: Thorsten Nowak

Thorsten Nowak

Thorsten Nowak

The intention of the global DC Initiative Safer Internet for Children is to protect children from falling for deceitful “bad” contacts and thus preventing them from being abused. For this purpose the initiative covers all relevant measures starting from prevention, prosecution and victim protection. The comprehensive strategy for the protection of children bundles the legal, technical and political possibilities for solutions. To achieve this, various compentencies from politics, administration, IT industry, interest groups and science are combined. By means of its world-encompassing network of diplomacy, the DC Initiative Safer Internet for Children spreads these protective measures in as many countries as possible in order to save the children all over the world from abuse.

In connection with the Safer Internet for Children the Diplomatic Council closely collaborates with the WhiteIT and the related partners. This initiative is supported by: Auerbach Foundation, Bitkom, Association of Criminologists, Association of Digital Industry, ComputaCenter, Children Aid, Children Protection Assocation, CeBIT, Industry Fair, eco Internet Association, Fujitsu, Hasso Plattner Institute, IBM, Initiative D21, Intel, Leipnitz University,  Microsoft, Oracle, Rossmann, Siemens, Software AG, Symantec, White Ring und the State of Lower-Saxony. All listed partners are making every effort to fight against children abuse – also in the digital world where children are particularly at threat.

Educational material for schools

Schools all over the world can request free of charge educational booklets that is suitable for children and can distribute these to their pupils. The booklets are available in the common languages already. Booklets in other languages are printed and delivered on request of a school. Printing and Delivery of this booklet is free of charge if requested from the Initiative Safer Internet for Children. The booklets are available for two age categories, for children from 3-6 years and for children of primary school age (please indicate when ordering).

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