Abstract: In order to ensure adequate protection of children in the digital space, the Committee on the Rights of the Child adopted General Comment no. 25 (2021) on children's rights in relation to the digital environment. The adopted document highlights the importance of children's access to the digital environment in safe and fair conditions. The main objectives declared are: acquiring digital literacy, ensuring the respect for the right to privacy and restricted access to Children’s personal data, guaranteeing safe and secure access to digital environment. The measures proposed for the realization of children's rights in the digital environment are based on the observance of fundamental principles such as: non-discrimination; best interests of the child; right to life and development; respect for the views of the child.
Keywords: the best interests of the child, the digital environment, non-discrimination, freedom of expression, protection of privacy, social inclusion