2021 OBSERVANCE OF THE SAFER INTERNET DAY FOR CHILDREN IN THE PHILIPPINES [DILG_MC2021-018]

This year’s celebration of the Safer internet Day will be on February 09, 2021 with a national theme “Bagong Normal: Ligtas na Internet for All!”

Under Section 13, Article II of the 1987 Constitution, the State recognizes the vital role of the youth in nation-building and shall promote and protect their physical, moral, spiritual, intellectual, and social well-being.

The Presidential Proclamation No. 417 declares every second Tuesday of February every year as “Safer Internet Day for Children Philippines” which is celebrated as a call to action to promote better and safer internet use for everyone. The day offers the opportunity to highlight positive uses of technology and to explore the role we all play in helping to create a better and safer online community. It was first introduced in 2004 in various countries in Europe and is currently being observed by more than 100 countries in the world.

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