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The right to non-discrimination requires that all children have equal and effective access to the digital environment in ways that are meaningful for them.

Therefore, all measures necessary to overcome digital exclusion must be taken. That includes providing free and safe access for children in dedicated public locations and investing in policies and programs that support all children’s affordable access to, and knowledgeable use of, digital technologies in educational settings, communities and homes.


  • Ansicht: Kommentierung des IGF-Grundsatzpapiers

    IGF 2024: Participation in determining the thematic focus

    Torsten Krause, SDC

    Suggestions and proposals for the theme of this year's Internet Governance Forum (IGF) can still be submitted until 31 January.

  • Ansicht: Vertrauen ist entscheidend

    Trust is essential

    Jutta Croll, Marlene Fasolt & Torsten Krause, SDC

    The role of artificial intelligence plays a major role in many events of the Internet Governance Forum 2023, but also in the corridors of the Congress Centre in Kyoto and in discussions during breaks. Common to these conversations are, on the one hand, the great expectations and hopes associated with the technologies.

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    Cyber Hate Summit 2023

    Torsten Krause, SDC

    This annual conference of the International Network Against Cyber Hate (INACH) will take place in Malaga, Spain, on October 5.

  • Ansicht: Start für die Ausarbeitung des Verhaltenskodex für altersgerechtes Design

    Crafting of the Code of Conduct on age-appropriate design kicks off

    news article EC

    The Special Group for the development of a Code of Conduct for age-appropriate design convenes for its first meeting on July 13, 2023 and started its activities. An important step under the Better Internet for Kids Strategy (BIK+)

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