Our conference on children’s rights in the digital age
14th July 2016
Based on our work on the Global Kids online project, we organised a conference that sought to unpack the ways digital media intersect – both positively and negatively – with children’s rights today and to reflect on how children’s rights might provide a meaningful counterpoint from which to consider the role of ‘the digital’ in advancing human rights more broadly.
Global expert meeting on cyber-bullying
12th May 2016
At a recent global expert meeting on bullying and cyber-bullying organized by the Office of the Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General on Violence against Children, Sonia Livingstone presented the Global Kids Online project, along with the latest findings showing that cyberbullying represents a growing proportion of bullying overall.
Global Kids Online at World Summit on the Information Society
4th May 2016
Sonia Livingstone and Jasmina Byrne presented Global Kids Online at the World Summit on the Information Society in Geneva. They pointed out that, although children are often celebrated as the internet pioneers or ‘digital natives’, in most countries it is not even known how many children have internet access, let alone whether its use is beneficial or harmful for them.
A meeting of Global Kids Online ahead of launch of global toolkit
3rd May 2016
LSE Department of Media and Communications and UNICEF Office of Research – Innocenti convened the second Global Kids Online network meeting at LSE on 21 and 22 March 2016. The meeting brought together close to 40 academics, researchers, and UNICEF staff from 14 different countries, including Argentina, Bulgaria, Ghana, India, Montenegro, the Philippines, Serbia, and South Africa, as well as representatives of the UK Home Office and WeProtect.
Second Global Kids Online network meeting held in London
19th April 2016
The second Global Kids Online network meeting was held in London, March 2016. The meeting gathered current and potential international research partners, with some 40 academics and UNICEF staff from 14 different countries.
Pilot partner countries (Argentina, South Africa, Philippines and Serbia) presented the lessons learned from conducting research on children’s internet use in different countries, complemented by local analysis, findings and case study examples.
One in three: internet governance and children’s rights
19th April 2016
Sonia Livingstone, John Carr and Jasmina Byrne examine whether and how internet governance supports children’s rights in the digital age. They review the evidence on children’s online risks and opportunities in order to pinpoint the internet governance challenges ahead.
Call for Papers: Children’s and young people’s rights in the digital age
19th April 2016
The Global Kids Online team announces a two-day conference to discuss how digital media shape children’s rights. The conference will nnounce the results of the Global Kids Online toolkit for researchers and research users.
Children’s Rights in the Digital Age: Paradoxes and Problems
1st October 2015
Sonia Livingstone gave a lecture at the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania in October 2015, entitled “Children’s Rights in the Digital Age: Paradoxes and Problems”.
Global Kids Online inception meeting
18th September 2015
An inception meeting of the Global Kids Online project was held on 18-19 September 2015 in Florence, Italy. The meeting was hosted by UNICEF Office of Research-Innocenti and brought together the international partners on the project.
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