Safer Internet Day
ZAGREB, 9 February 2022 - On the occasion of Safer Internet Day, traditionally celebrated on the second Tuesday in February, there the conference was held on “Search for a better Internet”.
In addition to educational lectures, new games and educational activities for teachers, pupils and parents with the aim of increasing competencies for appropriate, responsible, meaningful and safe use of the Internet and all digital technologies. The conference was organised by the Learning Partners Association. Association, CARNET and National CERT with partners, including HAKOM, which traditionally gives the horizon to marking Safer Internet day.
Presentation of HAKOM’s brochure
A new, redesigned HAKOM brochure titled “How to protect yourself in the world of Internet and mobile devices” was presented during the conference. The brochure contains practical and useful advice on the risks and safety on the internet, protection of privacy and personal data, the manner of codes of conduct and responsible use of social networks, and it is within the scope of HAKOM's programme for informing children and parents, which has been implemented in collaboration with the Ministry of Science and Education since 2016. The brochure, which will also be distributed to children, young people and their parents throughout Croatia, was presented by Gordana Kulišić a senior user protection expert. The brochure can be digitally downloaded on the following link.
A large HAKOM study on the habits and experiences of Internet users in the Republic of Croatia was also presented, which was conducted in December and 1003 respondents were involved aged 18 to 65. Detailed information on the results of this study was published on the link.
Video with Luka Bulić and his guests
This year, HAKOM produced an interesting video intended for the youngest. On the following link you can find practical, joyful and slightly less joyful, but certainly useful advice from Luka Bulić, an entertainer and impersonator, known for the composition and singing of the hilarious Bullhits, as well as his seven young guests (Leonora, Marijeta, Lucia, Luka, Marin, Juraj and Dado) - link,
Safer Internet Centre activities
As in previous years, the Centre for Safer Internet has prepared a number of interesting and educational activities for this manifestation, including panel discussion with influencers, as well as webinar for experts. On the CSI website it is possible to download educational content, short webinars, recorded on current topics such as sequestration, hate speech, screen addiction prevention, sharenting, fake news and privacy protection. The online quiz for children and young people about online safety has traditionally been held this year too.
For additional information please contact:
Croatian Regulatory Authority for Network Industries (HAKOM)
- Roberta Frangeša-Mihanovića 9 Street
- 10110 Zagreb, Croatia
- Tel. + 385 (0) 1 700 70 07
- Fax + 385 (0)1 700 70 70
Media inquiries can be submitted online using HAKOM’s official website: www.hakom.hr
HAKOM - Croatian Regulatory Authority for Network Industries – ensures preconditions for a fair market competition, stable growth and environment for innovations in the electronic communications and postal services market. HAKOM protects users’ interests and the possibility of choice among various communications and postal services at affordable prices, defines sustainable competitive conditions for operators and service providers under fair conditions for return on investment, and provides support to economic growth, public services and the quality of life in the Republic of Croatia by using modern technologies. HAKOM’ strategic goals are: to promote regulation of the electronic communications and postal services market, to support growth of investments and innovations in the electronic communications and postal services market, to provide efficient use of limited resources, to accelerate the growth of broadband products and services, to provide affordable offers of communications and postal services, to provide protection and informing of users, to build an efficient and comprehensive information system, to define and implement efficient processes, and to acquire multi-disciplinary expertise in market regulation.