Strategic Dialogue, 2-3 June
Safer Internet Environment for Children
Children and young people can benefit greatly from
being online, but they also face increasing dangers in cyberspace. As a
result, a global response is needed from all segments of society in
order to address what has become a global issue.
For this reason, ITU, within the context of the
Child Online Protection
Initiative, together with MIC Japan is organizing a Strategic
Dialogue on Safer Internet Environment for Children that will be held on 2-3 June in
The Tokyo Strategic Dialogue will provide a platform for
policy-makers, regulators, industry representatives, research and
academia to exchange views, experiences and good practices on key policy
and strategy issues in the area of child online protection.
It will also examine the dimensions of child e-safety, including
information about the dangers facing children online, the tools
presently available to reduce the risks to them, including current, new
and emerging ICTs and finally, recommendations and key activities which
could be undertaken in this area.
This Strategic Dialogue, which is open not only to ITU Membership but
also to any individual or company from a Member State of ITU who wishes to
contribute to this very important topic.
The Tokyo Strategic Dialogue will be conducted in English only.
Kindly be informed that this event will be held
paperless. All documents will be made available at this website.
The event Programme along with speaker
biographies and presentations can be found here.
Chairman's Report and Tokyo Communiqué on Safer
Internet Environment for Children
List of Participants
Recorded Audio-Cast will be available
here on 25 July 2009.
Practical Information on how to reach the
venue and the VISA application form can be found
For additional information, please contact Ms.
Cristina Bueti at