Brazil: UNESCO, ITU, and Childhood Brasil to organize webinar to discuss online child safety

UNESCO in Brazil, Childhood Brasil and the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) is organising a webinar “Online Safety of Children and Adolescents: dangers and opportunities” on 30 September. The event is supported by Brazilian Association of Radio and Television Broadcasters (Abert) and the National Association of Newspapers (ANJ).

The  webinar is expected to discuss strategies for national broadband plans by 2021 that prioritize the safety of younger users. The event will release the Portuguese version of the UNESCO-ITU Broadband Commission Report for Sustainable Development.  Apart from information on technology, internet, and access for children and adolescents, the report seeks to raise awareness about prioritizing online security, presenting strategies for society, private companies, and governments to work together to combat digital violence and dangers.