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IGF 2014 Session

Whether it be schoolwork and research, or games, socializing, and inter-continental communication, young people today are constantly connected.  Indeed, kids of the 2000s are literally "growing up online."  And, while technology, mobile devices, and the Internet offer a vast array of benefits, like everything in life, the online world involves some risk.  The Child Online Protection Best Practices Forum will define and frame the most pressing online safety and related issues facing young people today.  It will compare and contrast risks and opportunities based on geography, culture, age, family values, and children's individual maturity levels to name a few.  Representatives from the global child protection community, law enforcement, government, civil society, and the private sector will share their views, as we all seek to make the online world a place where children can grow and thrive more safely in our 21st century world. 

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Online child protection


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