Meeting of the Consultant Body for children and youth protection from illegal Internet contents

Skopje, 16th August 2012

Today, the first meeting was held of the Consultant Body for children and youth protection from illegal internet contents, menaces and activities on the Internet. In the forthcoming period, the holder of the complete activity will be the Ministry of Information Society and Administration.

 

“The Government’s project will be used for activities in respect of reducing dangers and adverse impacts on children and youth. In the next period opening of a help line is planned, that will help increasing knowledge of parents and children in self-protection, as well as direct people who want to report child pornography on the Internet” – said the Minister of information society and administration Ivo Ivanovski after the meeting.

 

Therefore, as the key areas of concern the project will be included the illegal contents, child pornography, on-line courtship, hate speech and on-line child protection.

 

One of the tasks of the project is setting up a Center for raising awareness of the local population, that will be responsible for creating national strategies for raising awareness of children, youth, parents and teachers. Its work will be coordinated by the National Internet Hot Line Provider.