European Parliament Brussels

EU policy work

We receive 10% of our funding from the European Union through the Connecting Europe Facility and specifically its Safer Internet Programme as part of the UK Safer Internet Centre.

Our funding is secure until the end of December 2021, however despite assurances from the UK Government that “funding will be maintained” and that children’s online safety will be prioritised in the Online Safety Bill, there is uncertainty as to whether the Centre’s EU funding will be replaced by the UK Government.

Recent Policy Briefs


We respond to relevant EU consultations, where it is appropriate for us to share our expertise and insights.

Our recent submissions include:

To contact the IWF Policy and Public Affairs team, please email Michael Tunks, Senior Policy and Public Affairs Manager, or Abigail Fedorovsky, Policy and Public Affairs Assistant,