IGF 2017 WS #85 Online Safety or Safeguarding Dystopia–Is Keeping Children 'Safe' Online Eroding Their Rights?

Short Title: 
Online Safety or Safeguarding Dystopia?

Proposer's Name: Mr. Andy Phippen
Proposer's Organization: Plymouth University
Co-Proposer's Name: Mr. David Wright
Co-Proposer's Organization: South West Grid for Learning
Co-Organizers:
Prof Andy Phippen, Civil Society, Plymouth University
Mr David Wright, Civil Society, South West Grid for Learning

Agenda: 

Introduction of topic and speakers
Review current policy approaches for child online safety
Present findings of survey of 10,000 children regarding Internet use and their perspectives on harm
Consider whether policy approaches in addressing harm erode childrens' rights
Toward a rights based approach for online safety? 

Contact Information

United Nations
Secretariat of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF)

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