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A child protection and rescue network will be set up in the online environment


According to the program on preventing and combating child abuse in the Internet environment of the Ministry of Information and Communications in 2021, the Information Security Department assigned in the first quarter of 2021 proposed the ministry’s leadership to establish a Child Rescue and Protection Network on the environment. school network.

Create a safe and healthy network environment for children

The program on prevention and control of child abuse in the Internet environment of the Ministry of Information and Communications in 2021 has just been approved. The program aims to strengthen the effectiveness and efficiency of state management and the results of the implementation of the tasks of preventing and combating child abuse in the Internet environment, contributing to raising social awareness and creating a safe network environment. Safe, healthy for children.

The program of preventing and combating child abuse in the Internet environment of the Ministry of Information and Communications in 2021 aims to promote the formation and popularization of the product ecosystem and application of Vietnam to meet the learning and entertainment needs of children. Online (Artwork)

One of the Program’s objectives is to propagate to the entire society, especially parents, teachers, and nurturers about the current situation, threats to children on cyberspace and ants. awareness, skills to support and orient children to safely and healthy interactions in the online environment.

At the same time, proposing and recommending basic digital skills for children by age to know how to protect themselves and how to safely interact in the online environment. Including skills to help children use the network useful and safe; protect themselves when participating in interactions in the online environment and ways to identify, report and denounce acts and cases of child abuse in the Internet environment.

Implement solutions for early detection, proactive prevention and prevention of acts and content of child abuse in the Internet environment. Building and forming a network of children’s response, protection and support in the network environment.

The program also aims to promote the formation and popularization of the ecosystem of products and applications of Vietnam in the online environment to meet the learning and entertainment needs of children.

9 key issues for the coming year

To achieve the above objectives, the Program clearly outlines 9 work contents that will be focused on implementing by agencies and units under the Ministry of Information and Communications in 2021.

According to the plan, in the first quarter of 2021, the Department of Information Security will propose leaders of the Ministry of Information and Communications to establish a network of child rescue and protection in the Internet environment. This will be done by the Department in coordination with the Department of Information Technology, the Department of Information and Communications, the Press Department, the Department of Information and Communications and the Vietnam Information Security Association (VNISA).

Next, in the second quarter of 2021, implementing systems and technical solutions to support data prevention and child abuse information and monitoring compliance with telecommunications service providers, the Internet, and Internet service providers and organizations shall promptly and promptly prevent and remove contents in the Internet environment that harms children at the request of functional agencies.

The study and proposal to the leadership of the Ministry of Information and Communications to promulgate a code of conduct on child protection in cyberspace is conducted in the third quarter of 2021.

The third quarter of 2021 is also the time when the Department of Information Security, together with the Department of International Cooperation and the Department of External Information, has to complete its research tasks and propose to the Ministry’s leaders to join the organizations. international links on child protection in the Internet environment; presiding over providing content on child protection in the internet environment in international ratings and assessments.

According to the program, the Ministry of Information and Communications will set up a portal, online applications, and information channels (fanpages) on online social networks that have many users in Vietnam to assist children in searching, income and dissemination of information, express opinions and aspirations on communication channels suitable to children’s age, maturity level, needs and capacities. This content is expected to be completed in the third quarter of 2021.

In addition, there are two regular tasks that are also implemented by agencies and units of the Ministry of Information and Communications in the coming year, including: reviewing, studying and proposing amendments and supplements according to their competence or recommendations. has the power to amend and supplement the legal corridors, policies and sanctions on the prevention and control of child abuse in the Internet environment; Strengthen the communication of contents related to the prevention and fight against child abuse in cyberspace.

In addition to being assigned to preside over 7/9 contents, the Department of Information Security is also the agency responsible for proposing adjustments and supplements to the Program’s contents to suit the practical situation. At the same time, organize the evaluation and report to the Ministry’s leaders on the results of implementation and propose the promulgation of the program on prevention and control of child abuse in the Internet environment next year.

Regarding the issue of protecting children in the Internet environment, in 2020, the Ministry of Information and Communications was assigned by the Prime Minister to lead the development of the project “Protecting and supporting children to have healthy and creative interactions on the environment. network school period 2020-2025 ”. The draft project has been submitted to the Prime Minister by the Ministry of Information and Communications.

According to the Ministry of Information and Communications, the draft project has provided basic solutions to solve problems such as creating a single focal point on cyberspace to receive feedback on child abuse content; applying artificial intelligence technology, analyzing big data to detect early, proactively selectively and remove child abuse content in the internet environment; At the same time, it will equip children with a set of basic digital skills, including awareness education about the Internet environment, skills for children to protect themselves, identify risks in the Internet environment and act appropriate action.

Van Anh

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