Kids and Internet is topic of meeting

Internet officials, government experts and children advocates are meeting for the second of two days today to seek ways to protect youngsters.

The event will include the reactivation of the Comisión Nacional de Seguridad en Línea and assist the Ministerio de Ciencia, Tecnología y Telecomunicaciones in its development of a national strategy for cybersecurity.

Also involved at the United Nations Children’s Fund, the International Center for Missing and Exploited Children, Fundación Paniamor, and  Millicom, the parent firm of the local cable Internet provider Tigo.

The session is being held in the Museo de los Niños.

The ministry said the goal of the session is to plan concrete actions to help youngsters use the resources of the Internet without being victims of insecurity and violence.

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