Press Release: Costa Rica President advocates Child Online Protection (COP)

President Laura Chinchilla’s visit to ITU highlights role as COP Patron Geneva, 30 May 2012 – The President of Costa Rica Laura Chinchilla Miranda today reaffirmed her role as patron of ITU’s Child Online Protection initiative while visiting ITU headquarters in Geneva….

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Press Release: Child Online Protection taken to new level

President of Costa Rica and ITU Secretary-General announce action phase for initiative Geneva, 17 November 2010 – A new phase of concrete activities for ITU’s Child Online Protection (COP) initiative will encourage the development of national COP centres, awareness campaigns and…

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Press Release: Experts agree on strategy to protect children in cyberspace

Tokyo communiqué on Safer Internet Environment for Children Geneva, 18 June 2009 — The Strategic Dialogue on Safer Internet Environment for Children took place 2−3 June in Tokyo, Japan. A communiqué issued at the closing highlighted agreements on developing a…

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Press Release: President Lula of Brazil receives ITU Award

World Telecommunication and Information Society Award for protecting children online Geneva, 15 June 2009 — President Luiz Inácio Lula Da Silva of Brazil visited ITU today where he received the World Telecommunication and Information Society Award. Accepting the award, President…

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Press Release: Guidelines proposed for Child Online Protection (COP) initiative

Focus on children, parents, teachers, policy-makers and industry Geneva, 20 May 2009 — Guidelines for the protection of children in cyberspace were presented as drafts for discussion on Monday, 18 May in connection with the theme for the 2009 World…

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Press Release: ITU and European Commission mark Safer Internet Day

Focus on protecting children online Issued simultaneously by ITU and European Commission Geneva, 10 February 2009 — ITU and the European Commission have joined forces to mark Safer Internet Day. This year, the focus is on protecting children online. Children…

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