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New youth protection law: PARTICIPATION of children is a top priority

Today the German Bundestag passed a law to reform youth protection in the media. With the new regulations, the participation of children and…

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Our Rights in a Digital World - Report on children’s perspective on their rights in the digital world

The 18. annual Safer Internet day takes place today, 9 February, 2021 under the motto "Together for a better Internet". In addition, many young people…

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We celebrate: Children's rights take effect also in the digital world!

Children around the world have a reason to celebrate today, as the United Nations Children's Committee has adopted a General Comment on the rights of…

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Call for Issues for the Internet Governance Forum 2021

All stakeholders are invited to share Internet governance issues of priority that could shape the IGF 2021 thematic focus.

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Children’s rights in the digital environment

The Council of Europe's Guidelines on the Rights of the Child in the digital environment have been published in child-friendly English and German…

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Children’s Rights in Focus

Today is International Children's Rights Day, a good opportunity to reflect on the key messages of the Internet Governance Forum 2020 regarding…

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The virtual Internet Governance Forum 2020 is starting soon

On Monday, November 2, the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) 2020 will begin, this year in digital format as a virtual IGF. We have produced a schedule…

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New law on the protection of minors adopted by the German Cabinet

On 14 October, the German Federal Cabinet adopted the draft of a modern law for the protection of minors presented by the Federal Minister for Family…

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ITU 2020 Guidelines on Child Online Protection

The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) launched its 2020 Guidelines on Child Online Protection (COP), a set of recommendations for…

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„ Respect my rights! Healthy living!" KiKA’s thematic focus from September 7 to 25, 2020

“Respect my rights! Healthy living!" is the motto of KiKA’s thematic focus. KiKA is a German children’s channel that commissioned a survey of 843…

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Invitation to comment on a General Comment on children’s rights in relation to the digital environment

As of Aug. 12 the Committee now invites all interested stakeholders to comment on its draft general comment. The deadline for submissions is 15…

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Children's rights - Children's worries and concerns

Children's rights are not confined solely to the physical environment. They apply every bit as much in the digital world and form the basis of the…

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