May 15, 2009
After having dedicated efforts in 2008 to support the access of persons with disabilities to communications services within the ITU World Telecom and Information Society Day
initiative, and the TRA taken the step to promoting internet parental protection in 2009, the TRA has organized in cooperation with the Higher Council of Child Protection in Lebanon, a round table at the TRA premises on Thursday, May 14th, where Internet service providers, software vendors, NGOs and members of the legislative internet committees shared their vision of a protected internet space for children, discussed the necessary measures to be undertaken and suggested a list of recommendations.
To view Dr. Shehadi’s speech, click here
To view Dr. Mekhael’s presentation, click here
To view Dr. Hoballah’s presentation, click English
To view the official press release, click here
To view the info kit, click here
To view Lebanon initiative on ITU website, click here
Within the same context, the ITU and MIC Japan are organizing a Strategic Dialogue on Safer Internet Environment for Children that will take place on June 2-3, 2009 in Tokyo, Japan.
This dialogue will examine the dimensions of child e-safety, including information about the dangers facing children online, the tools presently available to reduce the risks to them, including current, new and emerging ICTs, and finally recommendations on key activities which could be undertaken in this area.
To learn more about the event click here