CyberEthics concerns the safe use of Internet in Cyprus, and serves the needs of all people that live on the island (i.e., also Turkish Cypriots and other minorities) addressing not only issues of pornography, but also racism (currently on the rise in Cyprus), gender discrimination and inappropriate use of peoples’ images. It operates as a combined Awareness Node and a Hotline.
The awareness centres' main aim is to develop awareness raising material, organize campaigns and information sessions for children and young people, parents, carers, social workers and teachers to enable children and young people to make responsible use of on-line technologies. Safer Internet Centres will coordinate and carry out awareness actions and programmes in close cooperationwith all relevant actors at European, regional and local levels.
appropriate media, taking into account best practice and experience in other countries, which may involve the participation of children and young people;
particular attention to awareness raising actions towards young children and children at risk1;
organisations, electronic dissemination channels, mass media, information material distributed to schools and to internet cafés);
quantitative feedback at European level on the national achievements to improve the impact and effectiveness of the European network;
information with key players (government agencies, press and media groups, ISP associations, user organisations, education stakeholders) and actions in their country on to safer use of the internet and other online technologies;
information about best practices, participating in meetings and designing and implementing a European approach;
Safer Internet Day;
the topics to be discussed there;