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The eSafety Label project was launched on 7 February 2012, during an event to mark Safer Internet Day 2012.

The event was held in European Schoolnet's Future Classroom Lab and included speeches from:

  • special guest Neelie Kroes, Vice-President of the European Commission responsible for the Digital Agenda
  • Marc Durando, Director of European Schoolnet
  • and Jan De Craemer from the Flemish Ministry of Education.

To find out more about the project and the success of the event, please read the press release (EN / PT).

Media from the Event

For those who were unable to attend the event, it was recorded in several different formats that can be accessed via the links below, while the speeches were streamed online. 

1. Photos from the event can be viewed in the slideshow below, or by visiting the EUN Flickr Gallery.



2. You can view a short video of the event below:


A short video summary of the eSafety Label launch event organised to mark Safer Internet Day 2012

3. Three of the school children interviewed Vice-President Kroes during the event. The interview was recorded and can be seen below: 


Please note that this is an abridged version of the interview, as the full interview was over seven minutes long. If you would like to see the full version of the interview, then please click here.

4. A recording of the streamed speeches is available here: 


 The speakers are in order of appearance: Marc Durando, Vice-President Kroes, and Jan De Craemer. The video also features Janice Richardson who assisted Vice-President Kroes with the presentation of certificates to the school children from the European School of Brussels II.