COMMUNIQUÉ: National Online Protection Summit

The newafricanpress


In line with the mandate of Her Excellency, the First Lady of the Federal Republic of Nigeria as ITU Child Online Protection Champion, following her appointment as the Child Online Protection Champion by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and the International Multilateral Partnership Against Cyber Threats (IMPACT), the 1st National Youth Online Protection Summit was organized by the Office of the First Lady in partnership with relevant Public and Private Youth and ICT organizations. The Summit held in Abuja, Nigeria, on Tuesday, 3rd August, 2013 with the theme “The Internet: Emerging Threats, Solutions for the Youth” and it underscores the importance of the internet as a ubiquitous modern day tool as well as its increasing vulnerabilities.

2. The Summit is the beginning of a national campaign initiated by the First Lady to inculcate a culture of safety for children and youths while they are online as well as to…

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