1 st   International Congress
          Minors & ICT
 Protecting and Empowering our Next Generation----
                  ...
DIGI-ZENS:
ARE WE RAISING GOOD CITIZENS FOR
        THE DIGITAL AGE?


Global Cybersecurity and the world’s
             c...
International Rights of Children
• UN Resolution 44/25 WSIS
• ITU: “Building confidence and security in use of ICTs”
• Spe...
TUNIS COMMITMENT
“We recognize the role of information and
communication technologies (ICT) in the
protection of children ...
UN Secretary General
            Ban Ki-Moon
 "I welcome the
ITU's Child Online
     Protection
  Initiative and I
urge al...
World Telecommunications and
        Information and Society Day
              2009 Laureates
• ITU Sec.Gen.Toure
    “Cal...
Queen Silvia of Sweden
• "We must work
 together like never
 before if we are to
 protect our children.
 In cyberspace, we...
Remember when???

• The internet was used by 900 US officials?
• Cell phones were $3,500 and 5 lbs.
• Bill Gates was in co...
Investment =
Connectivity= Investment
• Worldwide Telecom revenues estimated at $ 3.5
  trillion in 2007, and is expected ...
Increased Broadband
Penetration

 Increased availability
  would have a positive
  economic impact of
    $134 BILLION!
Benefits of Broadband
 • E-Health
 • Remote and Distance
   Learning.
 • Civil participation
 • E Government
 • E-agricult...
Financial Cybersecurity: “…I the
 Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria on this day issued the
     release of your fort...
Cybersecurity Costs?
    $1 Trillion
What is the cost to our Children?

• Cyberbullying
• Identity theft, cheating, fraud
• Accidents (driving while texting)
•...
But risks to our children:
Screen Time already 22
hours/week!
Total screen time almost 50
hours/week (vs. 15 parents)
What is happenening online….
• What Many Parents Don’t
  Know
   – most of children are willing to
     share personal inf...
Child Internet Safety
• In the United States:
   –   between 1 in 7 and 1 in 25 children have been solicited online.
   – ...
“Tween”
 Statistics
• Online earlier (3 in 5 by age 7)
• All screen time increasing-90% tweens
• 1 in 10 online over 3 hrs...
Research shows technology:
•   Improving academic performance
•   Creating and sharing their own creative works online
•  ...
2009 Internet Porn statistics

• 1st Internet exposure = 11 yrs. Avg.
• 90% (8-16) usually doing homework
• 26 Child chara...
Not merely U.S.
Today….. A Global Issue
• Over 1.5 Billion Internet users worldwide
• 400 million broadband and growing!
•...
First Lady of Egypt
 Suzanne Mubarak
• E-safety Family Kit
• spark discussions about
    security, privacy, respect, codes...
• West Africa ICT,
  Ghana.
• APEC-TEL,
  Bangkok.
• Ministers of:
    China, Egypt,
    Australia,
    Brazil, Japan,
   ...
International Child Safety
Organizations and Nonprofits


 Int’l Center for Missing and Exploited Children
 iKEEPSAFE Coal...
“The Interactive Generation in Ibero-
America. Children and adolescents faced with the
screens”, a first landmark book fac...
ITU Secretary General Hamadoun
Toure announces “COP”
COP- International Collaboration
• Children’s Charities’Coalition on Internet Safety
    (CHIS)
•   Child Helpline Interna...
Terms of Reference of COP Initiative

• Liase with world organizations: add-on to global
    conferences, international fo...
Guidelines for Policymakers,
Parents, Educators and YOUTH now
available (6 UN languages)
Repository of Tools
Market Solutions: Self regulatory
• Opt in vs. opt out
  at sale
• Software/other
• No behavior ads
• Limited internet
  a...
Global Youth Forum Geneva
Human Factor = Secret
Ingredient
 – Security is not a checklist, it is a culture
 – To create the culture of security we m...
Child Online Protection Guidelines
available now! www.itu.int/cop
Guidelines on COPhttp://www.itu.int/osg/csd/cybersecurity/gca/cop/guidelines/index.html

    ITU has been working with som...
MySecureCyberspace -Carnegie
Mellon CyLab
Next Steps
•   A global survey was also initiated to
•   determine the current scope of online
•   child safety policy and...
Click for free brochure in 6
languages
For more Information:

• Child Online Protection Initiative (COP)
    http://www.itu.int/cop
•   World Telecommunication &...
Gracias!
Please join the COP
      Initiative
  www.itu.int/cop
Thank you for helping protect
    the world’s children


    Contact us: cop@itu.int
Protecting and Empowering our Next Generation... Globally
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  1. 1. 1 st International Congress Minors & ICT Protecting and Empowering our Next Generation---- Globally Deborah Taylor Tate ITU WTISD Laureate 2009
  2. 2. DIGI-ZENS: ARE WE RAISING GOOD CITIZENS FOR THE DIGITAL AGE? Global Cybersecurity and the world’s children
  3. 3. International Rights of Children • UN Resolution 44/25 WSIS • ITU: “Building confidence and security in use of ICTs” • Specifically recognized needs of children and protection in cyberspace • Tunis Commitment: “the role of ICTs in protection of children… and protect children from abuse and defend their rights in the context of ICTs” • High Level Segment ITU: Adoption COP Initiative
  4. 4. TUNIS COMMITMENT “We recognize the role of information and communication technologies (ICT) in the protection of children and in enhancing the development of children. We will strengthen action to protect children from abuse and defend their rights in the context of ICT.”
  5. 5. UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon "I welcome the ITU's Child Online Protection Initiative and I urge all States to support it."
  6. 6. World Telecommunications and Information and Society Day 2009 Laureates • ITU Sec.Gen.Toure “Call to Action” • Historic emphasis on children and ICT • President Lula, Brazil • GSMA Association • Historic emphasis on children and ICT
  7. 7. Queen Silvia of Sweden • "We must work together like never before if we are to protect our children. In cyberspace, we really are only as strong as our weakest link; we are only as secure as our weakest hub."
  8. 8. Remember when??? • The internet was used by 900 US officials? • Cell phones were $3,500 and 5 lbs. • Bill Gates was in college • Computers took up an entire room
  9. 9. Investment = Connectivity= Investment • Worldwide Telecom revenues estimated at $ 3.5 trillion in 2007, and is expected to grow 10% annually. • 34% Germany/Italy access internet mobile • 24.4% increase in internet access revenue • 300 million mobile connections worldwide. • $1.3 trillion in wireless revenue projected in 2011.
  10. 10. Increased Broadband Penetration Increased availability would have a positive economic impact of $134 BILLION!
  11. 11. Benefits of Broadband • E-Health • Remote and Distance Learning. • Civil participation • E Government • E-agriculture • E-COMMERCE!
  12. 12. Financial Cybersecurity: “…I the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria on this day issued the release of your forty two million United States dollars ($42,000,000.00) contract payment by classified bank draft.”
  13. 13. Cybersecurity Costs? $1 Trillion
  14. 14. What is the cost to our Children? • Cyberbullying • Identity theft, cheating, fraud • Accidents (driving while texting) • Digital Footprints eternal-job/college • Economic cost • Suicide • Addictive behaviors (gaming/online) • Criminal convictions (sxtng)
  15. 15. But risks to our children: Screen Time already 22 hours/week!
  16. 16. Total screen time almost 50 hours/week (vs. 15 parents)
  17. 17. What is happenening online…. • What Many Parents Don’t Know – most of children are willing to share personal information about themselves and their family in exchange for goods and services – children are increasingly being targeted by online predators. • What are the online risks? – Pornography – Violence – Online Gaming & Addiction – Online Fraud – Cyber-bulling – Racism
  18. 18. Child Internet Safety • In the United States: – between 1 in 7 and 1 in 25 children have been solicited online. – 28% of online teens have created their own blog. – 27% maintain their own webpage. – 39% share their own artwork, photos, stories or videos online. – 41% of teens who use MySpace, Facebook, or other social networking sites send messages to their friends everyday through these sites – 42% of children have been bullied online, and 1 in 4 has had it happen more than once – 89% solicitation in “chat rooms”
  19. 19. “Tween” Statistics • Online earlier (3 in 5 by age 7) • All screen time increasing-90% tweens • 1 in 10 online over 3 hrs/day (21+22=43) • Personal info shared-social networking • Unknown contacts (11% total strangers) • Cyberbullying: mental issues/suicide • Posting personal info/sxting etc. • Future problems: Digital footprint forever….
  20. 20. Research shows technology: • Improving academic performance • Creating and sharing their own creative works online • ALSO---utilizing technology for cheating in school • Hacking into another teen’s account and stealing their identity • Just as in the offline world, we must teach our children and youth more than technical skills of keyboards • Curriculum must include “digital literacy” • “Right” from “Wrong”/Civil discourse • Empowerment • Anti-bullying and emotional control
  21. 21. 2009 Internet Porn statistics • 1st Internet exposure = 11 yrs. Avg. • 90% (8-16) usually doing homework • 26 Child characters (Pokemon etc) link to thousands of websites • 116,000 daily “child porn” requests • $4.9 B. industry
  22. 22. Not merely U.S. Today….. A Global Issue • Over 1.5 Billion Internet users worldwide • 400 million broadband and growing! • Not just developed nations….. • Asia 600 M • Latin America 130 M • Africa 50 M • China 19m YOUTH!!
  23. 23. First Lady of Egypt Suzanne Mubarak • E-safety Family Kit • spark discussions about security, privacy, respect, codes of conduct • guides families with children aged between 6 and 12 years through the basics of the internet via the story of two youngsters, their parents and the IT genius. • Color-coded chapters highlight four key e-safety themes: Security, Communication, Cyber bullying and Entertainment.
  24. 24. • West Africa ICT, Ghana. • APEC-TEL, Bangkok. • Ministers of: China, Egypt, Australia, Brazil, Japan, Vietnam 1st Congress Gijon, Spain
  25. 25. International Child Safety Organizations and Nonprofits Int’l Center for Missing and Exploited Children iKEEPSAFE Coalition ITU Child Online Protection Initiative (COP) Family Online Safety Institute (FOSI) GSMA-Mobile Alliance Against Child Sexual Abuse Content More………
  26. 26. “The Interactive Generation in Ibero- America. Children and adolescents faced with the screens”, a first landmark book faces us with the reality of the use of these technologies by minors in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Peru and Venezuela. The fact that more than 80,000 students have already participated. The results of the study are specially aimed to parents and educators, as well as companies, institutions and society in general, with the idea of watching so that ICT are a tool which favors the personal growth of the young ones. The final mission of the project is to use this knowledge to develop guidelines and educative actions at all levels –including family, school and institutional level— that will help us to educate young people so they become experts in the present and future technologies.
  27. 27. ITU Secretary General Hamadoun Toure announces “COP”
  28. 28. COP- International Collaboration • Children’s Charities’Coalition on Internet Safety (CHIS) • Child Helpline Internation (CHI) • International Centre for Missing and Exploited Chidlren (ICMEC) • Interpol • United National Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI) • UNICEF • YOUR ORGANIZATION!
  29. 29. Terms of Reference of COP Initiative • Liase with world organizations: add-on to global conferences, international fora, workshops • Global awareness, information and tools • Emerging trends and gaps: More Research • Build global resource repository/best practices • Facilitate international strategic partnerships emphasizing multi-stakeholder approach=concrete deliverables (2010) • Support/strengthen Member States enforcement investigative tools (draft templates)
  30. 30. Guidelines for Policymakers, Parents, Educators and YOUTH now available (6 UN languages)
  31. 31. Repository of Tools
  32. 32. Market Solutions: Self regulatory • Opt in vs. opt out at sale • Software/other • No behavior ads • Limited internet access • Parent Monitor • “Playground monitors”
  33. 33. Global Youth Forum Geneva
  34. 34. Human Factor = Secret Ingredient – Security is not a checklist, it is a culture – To create the culture of security we must deliver engaging and inspiring awareness and education resources – People must be empowered not instilled with fear
  35. 35. Child Online Protection Guidelines available now! www.itu.int/cop
  36. 36. Guidelines on COPhttp://www.itu.int/osg/csd/cybersecurity/gca/cop/guidelines/index.html ITU has been working with some COP members to develop initial sets of guidelines for the different stakeholders. Guidelines for parents, guardians and Guidelines for industry educators •Children’s Charities’ Coalition on Children’ Charities’ •Children’s Charities’ Coalition on Internet Children’ Charities’ Internet Safety (CHIS) Safety (CHIS) •GSM Association •University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom •European Broadcasting Union (EBU) •Insafe Network •INTERPOL •European Network and Information •AfrISPA Security Agency (ENISA) •Telecom Italia •European Commission’s Safer Internet Commission’ •Vodafone programme •Cyber Peace Initiative Guidelines for policy-makers policy- •Children’s Charities’ Coalition on Internet Children’ Charities’ Guidelines for children Safety (CHIS) •Telefónica Telefó •United Nations Interregional Crime and •Children’s Charities’ Coalition on Children’ Charities’ Justice Research Institute (UNICRI) Internet Safety (CHIS) •International Centre for Missing and •Save the Children Exploited Children (ICMEC) •INTERPOL •Child Helpline International (CHI) •INTERPOL
  37. 37. MySecureCyberspace -Carnegie Mellon CyLab
  38. 38. Next Steps • A global survey was also initiated to • determine the current scope of online • child safety policy and legal • frameworks across the world – a • preliminary report on the findings of • this survey will be reported to the IGF in • November 2009. • The next phases of the COP initiative are • currently being developed within the ITU, • consulting closely with partners.
  39. 39. Click for free brochure in 6 languages
  40. 40. For more Information: • Child Online Protection Initiative (COP) http://www.itu.int/cop • World Telecommunication & Information Society Day • http://www.itu.int/wtisd/index.html • Cybersecurity, Spam and Cybercrime: Confidence and security in the use of ICTs • http://www.itu.int/cybersecurity • ITU Global Cybersecurity Agenda http://www.itu.int/cybersecurity/gca
  41. 41. Gracias! Please join the COP Initiative www.itu.int/cop
  42. 42. Thank you for helping protect the world’s children Contact us: cop@itu.int

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