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Global Kids Online Network Meeting

GKO partners and advisors from 25 countries review latest findings, plan future activities
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Related research: Global Kids Online

events28 - 30 May 2019
point map UNICEF Innocenti
via degli Alfani, 58
Florence, Italy 50121

28 May 2019 - Members of Global Kids Online (GKO), an international research project supporting rigorous cross-national evidence generation on children’s internet use, gathered at UNICEF Innocenti to review evidence from 11 countries on children’s digital access, use, skills and risks in preparation for the latest Global Kids Online research report to be published in late 2019.

“Among many other things, members of the GKO research network will review progress on our next substantive report, now in the final stages of analytical work,” said Daniel Kardefelt-Winther, lead researcher on child internet use at UNICEF Innocenti. “We will discuss the latest findings and gather feedback on how best to shape the major recommendations of the report.” Country reports from Albania, Ghana, New Zealand, the Philippines and Uruguay were presented.


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