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  • Digital Inclusion
  • Internet Safety
  • Work Mechanism
    1. The National Committee for Child Online Protection
    1. Work Mechanism
    1. Online Arabic Content
    1. Regional and International Cooperation
    1. Law Enforcement
    1. Legislative Framework
    1. Education
    1. Awareness Raising and Capacity Building

    Work Mechanism

    The Committee works through preventive, protective and corrective mechanisms addressing children, parents and educators. It seeks a number of objectives including disseminating the culture of safe Internet use and digital citizenship at homes, educational institutions and Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs). This is in addition to evaluating the current situation of child online safety and making recommendations to adopt new specific policies in the field of child online protection that suit the nature of the Egyptian society and the latest technological developments. It also aims to create a safer environment for children online and work with similar active regional and international organizations in the same field.

    Mechanisms include

    § Exchange of information between the members of the Committee on efforts of each member in the field of child online protection and planning of future phases
    § Promote constant communication among members on the latest facts, information, news, means or trends that will contribute to the implementation of plans for the protection of children in Egypt from the dangers of the Internet
    § Carry out studies, questionnaires and surveys to identify the risks that children face when using the Internet and determine who is responsible for dealing with it, as well as developing general guidelines on how to address them
    § Keep pace with the updates of conferences and seminars held at local and international levels in order to raise awareness about the safe use of the Internet, and means to combat cyber-crime, while contributing to these forums in an objective and effective way, taking into account the issues facing Egypt at present time
    § Form specialized teams targeting important issues:
    § Research and Studies Team
    § Laws Enforcement Team
    § Capacity Building and Education Team
    § Media and Awareness Team
    § Technological Solutions Team


    § Ministry of Communications and Information Technology- MCIT (International Relations Division)
    § National Telecom Regulatory Authority (NTRA)
    § Egypt ICT Trust-Fund (MCIT)
    § Ministry of Justice
    § Ministry of Interior (General Administration for Information and Documentation)
    § Ministry of Education
    § Ministry of Higher Education
    § National Council for Childhood and Motherhood (NCCM)
    § Ministry of Youth and Sports
    § Chamber of Information Technology and Communications (CIT)
    § Eitesal Association
    § TE Data
    § Microsoft
    § Vodafone
    § Orange
    § Oracle
    § BM
    § General Division of Computer and Software at the Federation of Egyptian Chambers of Commerce (FEDCOC)

    Related Documents
    Guidelines for Children on Child Online Protection
    Feb 2016
    Children Online Protection is a critical issue with the borderless nature of the Internet that requires a global, coordinated response. The report provides guidelines which can be adapted and used in a way consistent with national or local customs and laws.
    Guidelines for Parents, Guardians and Educators on Child Online Protection
    Sep 2014
    The guidelines for parents, guardians and educators provide recommendations on what they can do to make their child’s online experience a positive one. Research shows that more and more children are connecting to the Internet using game consoles and mobile devices, yet many adults are not even aware that these activities include internet connectivity
    Guidelines for Children on Child Online Protection
    Sep 2014
    The guidelines advise children on possible harmful activities online, such as bullying and harassment, identity theft, and online abuse. The guidelines also include advice to children seeing and experiencing harmful and illegal content online.
    Children’s Use of Mobile Phones | An International Comparison 2013
    Jun 2014
    Children’s use of mobile phones | An international comparison Report provides a detailed picture of children’s mobile phone behavior in Algeria, Egypt, Iraq and Saudi Arabia. Now in its fifth year, the 2013 study surveyed 3,560 pairs of children and their parents/guardians.
    GSMA Report on Children Use of Mobile Phones
    Mar 2014
    The report presents an international comparison for 2013 providing a detailed picture of children’s mobile phone behavior in Algeria, Egypt, Iraq and Saudi Arabia. Now in its fifth year, the 2013 study surveyed 3,560 pairs of children and their parents/guardians.
    Child Pornography, Model Legislation & Global Review
    Jun 2013
    The International Centre for Missing & Exploited Children (ICMEC) is leading a global movement to protect children from sexual abuse, exploitation and abduction. ICMEC’s work brings promise to children and families by: establishing global resources to find missing children and prevent child sexual exploitation.
    Child Online Protection
    Jan 2013
    The council of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) presents its recommendations in order to face the risks surrounding children on internet. Since that the internet has reigned the world economically and socially, it has also become part of our children daily lives. Despite of all the internet benefits in the field of education or the personal development of children, internet put kids at risk of inappropriate content and abuse of others.
    Own your Space
    Feb 2012
    Linda MacCarthy, the writer of this book believes that building a positive online reputation is central to being a good digital citizen. However, the Internet, she assumes, provides ample opportunities for a single bad decision to affect your reputation for decades to come. This guide provides advice on how to help protect your online reputation from known threats—identity thieves, scammers, and self-inflicted damage. It also explains why it’s so important to protect your online reputation and what to do if it’s already been damaged.
    Children’s Use of Mobile Phones- an International Comparison 2011
    Feb 2012
    The GSMA and NTT DOCOMO’s Mobile Society Research Institute have partnered to investigate the growing use of mobile phones by children across the globe. This report provides a detailed picture of mobile phone use by children from the age of eight to eighteen, comparing use across geographically widespread markets at differing levels of development. This is to provide a greater understanding of how children use mobile phones, the role mobile technology plays in parent and child relationships and how children’s social attitudes may be influenced by its use.

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