Online child protection at WSIS+10 HLM

Several statements made during the United Nations high level meeting on the WSIS+10 review outlined the need for protecting children in the digital environment. References were made to issues such as: digital literacy and the need to educate children about how to stay safe online, cyber-bullying and modalities for overcoming this threat, and the fight against online child pornography. A summary report of the HLM is available here.

The outcome document of the high level meeting also noted that “particular attention should also be paid to addressing the specific information and communications technology challenges facing children and  youth […]”.