Following the publication of the 2014 call for proposals for Safer Internet generic services under the Telecommunications sections of CEF an Information Day will be organised. Any organisation interested in submitting a proposal, independently or as part of a consortium, under the Safer Internet generic services call for proposals is encouraged to participate. The Info Day will be aimed at explaining new features and conditions for participation under CEF.
Safer Internet Programme
2013 was a busy year for the CEO Coalition: In January 2013 it committed to work in five areas and made recommendations to make the Internet a better and safer place for kids. In June, the executives of the CEO Coalition meet with Vice-President Kroes and agree to cooperate - not compete - for a better Internet for Kids. One year on, in January 2014 the companies come back with progress reports.
<p> The Safer Internet Day on 11 February 2014 is celebrated across the globe, with over 100 countries participating.</p>
ICT2013 will bring together Europe's best & brightest in ICT research, with businesses old & new, web start-ups and digital strategists to chart a path for Europe's ICT research policy. Join us to share your vision for the future with EU policy-makers, and see the latest advances in EU-funded ICT research.
<p> The <a href="https://ec.europa.eu/digital-agenda/en/future-internet-assembly">11th Future Internet Assembly (FIA) edition</a>, FIA Athens 2014, will be a three-day EU Greek Presidency event, supported jointly with the European Commission. It will take place during 18 to 20 March in Athens and will focus on reshaping the Future Internet infrastructure for innovation.</p> <p> FIA Athens 2014 will be the first FIA under Horizon 2020, allowing presenting a wider picture of Net Futures EU research activities. The programme is under preparation and the FIA Steering Committee has launched an open call to select up to nine forward-looking and inspiring working sessions. Submit your working session proposal by 25 October 2013!</p>
<p> <strong>This publication is made pursuant to Article 124.1 (b) of the Rules of Application of the Financial Regulation that provides for an ex ante publication on the Institutions' websites of contracts with a value up to 60.000 EUR.</strong></p> <p> <strong>Only the candidates invited by the contracting authority to participate in the procedure for awarding this low value contract will be admissible.</strong></p> <p> <strong> </strong></p>
<p> The European Commission will soon launch the following call for tender for a service contract of a maximum value of EUR 60.000.</p> <p> Negotiated procedure: "Final evaluation of the multiannual EU programme on protecting children using the Internet and other communication technologies (the Safer Internet Programme)"</p>
The Better Internet for Kids Channel contains audiovisual material related to BIK activities such as Safer Internet initiatives, CEO Coalition to make the Internet a Better Place for Kids and other activities.
CEOs and senior board members from the world's digital, media and tech companies have met in Brussels to report directly to Commission Vice President Neelie Kroes on how they are making the internet a better, and safer, place for kids, through the work of the CEO Coalition set up by the Vice-President at the end of 2011.
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The last call for proposals under the Safer Internet programme is closed now. The call had a total budget of EUR 2 275 600 of EU contribution and had a fixed deadline of 23 May 2013 (17h00 Luxembourg time).
In order to get assistance for tasks where specific expertise might be required relating to the Safer Internet Programme, the Commission may open calls for experts. The tasks of the experts are usually related to the evaluation of proposals submitted in response to calls for proposals, and the review of individual Safer Internet projects, as well as legacy projects funded under the Safer Internet plus programme.
Links to company statements and other key documents
The Commission has presented the results of joint work of media, technology, telecoms and online companies undertaken since their December 2011 commitment to make the internet a better and safer place for kids.
Commission study on benchmarking of parental control tools shows a positive trend in the availability of parental controls
Vice-President Neelie Kroes, responsible for the Digital Agenda, is due to welcome the Council's conclusions on the Commission's Communication on a European Strategy for a Better Internet for Children, which grouped action around four main goals.
European Commission Vice President for the Digital Agenda Neelie Kroes and the U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano have today signed a Joint Declaration in London, committing to make the Internet a safer and better place for children.
Participants of the information day will have an opportunity to learn what kind of projects EU finances in eHealth, Ageing Well, eInclusion and eGovernance.