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EU Kids Online

Policy recommendations

Flyer for the final report: EU Kids Online: Findings,methods, recommendations|

O'Neill, B., Staksrud, E. with members of the EU Kids Online network (2014) Final recommendations for policy (pdf.42|)  Video|

O'Neill, B. (2014) Policy influences and country clusters. A comparative analysis of internet safety policy implementation (pdf.28|)

O'Neill, B., Livingstone, S., and McLaughlin, S. (2011) Final recommendations from EU Kids Online II for policy, methodology and research (pdf.63|)

de Haan, J., and Livingstone, S. (2009) Policy and research recommendations from EU Kids Online I [pdf.28|]


November 2012|January 2013|March 2013|May 2013|July 2013|,  September 2013|November 2013|December 2013|April 2014|May 2014|June 2014|June 2014| (2nd), September 2014|September 2014| (2nd), September 2014| (3rd), October 2014|October 2014|(2nd), November 2014|, December 2014|, February 2015|, April 2015|


Consultation responses

2014. Response to Ten Year Review of WSIS implementation, World Summit on the Information Society. September. [Full text|]

2014. Submission to the Committee on the Rights of the Child 2014 Day of General Discussion Digital Media and Children’s Rights, 10 August. [Full text|]

2013. Response to Draft Council of Europe Guide on Human Rights for Internet Users. [Full text|]

2013. Consultation response to the European Commission's Green Paper: Preparing for a Fully Converged Audiovisual World: Growth, Creation and Values. [Full text|]

2013. Response to the UK’s Culture, Media and Sport Committee inquiry into online safety. [Full text|]

2011. Response on behalf of EU Kids Online to the European internet industry’s consultation, Principles for the safer use of connected devices and on-line services by children. [Full text|]

2009. Response to the Federal Communication Commission’s Notice of Inquiry in the matter of Empowering Parents and Protecting Children in an Evolving Media Landscape (MB Docket No. 09-194), adopted 22 October, 2009, submitted 8 December. [Full text|]

2008. Response to the European Commission’s Consultation on Age Verification, Cross Media Rating, Online Social Networking. [Full text|]

2007. Response to the European Commission’s Consultation on Safer Internet and online technologies for children. June.  



Sonia Livingstone's TEDx talk|: How children engage with the internet., March 2014.

Interview with Sonia Livingstone on internet safety and children, Society for Media Psychology and Technology, American Psychological Association, July  2013. [Full text|]

Video| of Sonia Livingstone's talk for Unicef at the Berkman Center, October 2013.

'Violence against women in the digital realm': Podcast| involving a discussion with Sonia Livingstone (July 2013). 

Interview| with Sonia Livingstone at Youth2.0, Antwerp, March 2013.    

Listen to Sonia Livingstone's presentation|, Sonia Livingstone presents EU Kids Online's evidence to the CEO Coalition, at Digital Youth, Dublin, November 2012.

Podcast: Sonia Livingstone discusses the EU Kids Online survey findings| (September 2012).

Listen to Sonia Livingstone’s presentation|, ‘Understanding the relation between risk and harm: theory, evidence and policy regarding children’s internet use’ (March 2012).

Unicef interview with Sonia Livingstone|  (November 2011)

RiFFs interview with Sonia Livingstone| (November 2011)

Sonia Livingstone on ‘Towards a better internet for children: What is the research telling us?’ Family Online Safety Institute’s 6th Annual Conference, Washington DC, November 2012. [Video|]

Interview with Sonia Livingstone about the EU Kids Online findings|

YouTube interview |with the researchers (October 2010)


Press releases

UK Press release| for 'The meaning of online problematic situations for children: The UK report' (December 2014)

UK Press release| for "Online on the mobile: Internet use on smartphones and associated risks among youth in Europe" (October 2014)

Press release| for "Cyberbullying now more common than face-to-face bullying for chldren" (July 2014)

Press release| for "The meaning of online problematic situations for children: Results of qualitative cross-cultural investigation in nine European countries" (June 2014)

Press release| for "Rise in hate messages online shown by new survey on children's exposure to online risk" (March 2014)

Press release| for "Preventive measures: How youngsters avoid online risks" (February 2014)

Press release| for "Risks and safety on the internet: Comparing Brazilian and European findings" (December 2013)

UK Press Release| for "Zero to eight: Young children and their internet use" (August 2013

UK Press Release| for "Country classification. Opportunities, risks, harm and parental mediation" (July 2013)

UK Press release| for "In their own words: What bothers children online" (February 2013)

UK Press release| for "How to cope and build online resilience" (January 2013)

UK Press release| for "Excessive internet use among European children" (November 2012)

UK Press release| for "EU Kids Online: National perspectives" (October 2012)

Press release| for "Towards a better internet for children: findings and recommendations from EU Kids online to inform the CEO coalition" (July 2012) 

Press release| for Safer Internet Day report "How can parents support children's safer internet access?" (February 2012)

Press release| for "Risk and safety for Australian children on the internet" (November 2011)

Press release| for - "Final recommendations for policy, methodology and research" (October 2011)

Press release| for EU Kids Online conference (September 2011)

Press release| for - "Who bullies and who is bullied online?" (July 2011)

Press release| for "Social Networking, age and privacy" (April 2011)

Press release| for "Digital literacy and safety skills" (March 2011)

Press release| for "Risky communication online" (February 2011)

Press release| for "Risks and safety on the internet: the perspective of European children" (January 2011)

Press release| for "Risks and safety on the internet: the UK Report" (November 2010)

Press release|, launch of EU Kids Online survey, Safer Internet Forum, (October 2010)

Press release| for launch of EU Kids Online II (June 2009)



Compiled by  Alexandra Chernayavska and Professor Sonia Livingstone, with thanks to the EU Kids Online network and the internet safety experts who were consulted (2015) Children’s safety on the internet: a guide to stakeholders| (April)

Donoso, V. (2014) Releasing children's potential and minimizing risks - ICTs, the internet and violence against children| (October 2014)

Infographic| showing EU Kids Online dissemination (December 2013)

Conference reports| (November 2013)

European Schoolnet animation| for parents highlighting EU Kids Online findings (March 2013)