The GNR in conjunction with Microsoft Portugal will be marking the European Safer Internet Day on 11th February with more than 700 training sessions throughout the country, aimed at the educational community (students, teachers, parents and carers) with the aim of raising awareness of the need for safety and awareness in the use of the internet.

On 11th and throughout the week, these sessions will be conducted by 311 officers of the GNR School liaison program and more than 200 volunteers from Microsoft, targeting more than 30,000 students from elementary and secondary education in more than 200 schools nationwide.

It is intended to stimulate learning about the dangers of the online world and as well as encouraging safe Internet use, in its different dimensions: navigation, communication and socialization, accountability and protection of personal data.