“People say that it’s all about the choices we make in our life. Deciding either to support a great cause or just go with the flow like everybody else.
As human beings we communicate and connect to each other in order to express our feelings and emotions. And I couldn’t help but wonder: Do we respect each other at all these days? Do we care about rights and responsibilities in the real world? And what about the Online World?” Continue reading.
João, Pan Eu Youth Ambassador from Portugal, provided us his views on the importance of “Connect with respect”
“We continuously keep using Internet to stay in touch with the world. It is very important especially for young people to remain connected individually and as a group. Internet allowed that connection to be easier than it was.” Continue reading.
The winner of the second round of the Youth Achievement Award will be announced on Safer Internet Day. We are pleased to say that we have received some inspirational stories from young people which confirm what we already know: the positive remarkable experiences young people are having through the internet.
At the Safer Internet Forum 2012, in October, we announced the winner of the first round of the competition, Matthew (Ireland), whose work at the charitable project GoaL Aidlink has truly shown his extraordinary project management skills at such young age. Find more about his story here.
In the second round, we have shortlisted four outstanding candidates. The winner will be present to meet the public in Brussels on 5 February 2013,
at a Safer Internet Day evening reception. Take a look at the shortlisted stories and take a guess at who will win!