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International Telecommunications Union Draft Guidelines for Child Online Protection available for comments. (News Item)

22/06/2009

The International Telecommunications Union , a United Nations organisation, has published draft Guidelines on Child Online Protection. Comments on the draft Guidelines can be submitted to email: cop@itu.int by 30 June 2009. It is expected that the final Guidelines will be presented at the ITU Telecom World 2009 which will be held in Geneva on 5 - 9 October 2009.

Four versions of the Guidelines have been prepared addressing diverse audiences, namely:
  • Children
  • Parents & Educators
  • Industry
  • Policymakers.

The Child Online Protection (COP) initiative has been developed by the ITU along with UN agencies and other partners as part of ITU's Global Cybersecurity Agenda.


The draft Guidelines on Child Online Protection can be downloaded in aa PDF format from the following links:


Draft Guidelines for Children


Draft Guidelines for Parents, Guardians and Educators


Draft Guidelines for Industry


Draft Guidelines for Policy Makers





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