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Our work on children and child well-being helps countries design policies that ensure every child can have the best possible start in life. We monitor progress on child well-being outcomes and provide policy assistance and advice to make sure children have the opportunties they need for a bright future.

Focus

The OECD Recommendation on Children in the Digital Environment

The OECD Recommendation on Children in the Digital Environment, adopted in May 2021, aims to help countries to find a balance between protecting children from online risks, and promoting the opportunities and benefits that the digital world provides. The Recommendation sets out principles for promoting a safe and beneficial digital environment for children, recommendations on overarching policy frameworks, and highlights the importance of international co-operation.

Read more about the Recommendation

 

Data

Explore the OECD Child Well-being Data Portal
Our Child Well-being Data Portal brings together data on child well-being and the settings in which children grow up.

Contacts

For more information on our work on child well-being, please contact wellbeing@oecd.org

Journalists should contact the OECD's Media Relations Division on (33) 1 45 24 97 00 or news.contact@oecd.org