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Child Online Protection

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Child Online Protection

Child Online Protection (COP) is an initiative which is established by

  1. ^ a b c ITU COP Initiative
  2. ^ RESOLUTION 179 of The Plenipotentiary Conference of the International Telecommunication Union in 2010


In addition, there several civil society and private sector organization who participate in the project.[1]

ITU is working with the following organizations on COP:


ITU established a Work Group on COP and enhanced its mandate Based on RESOLUTION 179 of The Plenipotentiary Conference of the International Telecommunication Union in 2010.[2]

  • Identification of risks and vulnerabilities to children in cyberspace
  • Creation of awareness among policymakers, industry, parents and educators as well as the children
  • Development of practical tools to help minimize risk
  • Sharing knowledge and experience[1]

COP main objectives are as follows:



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