Child safeguarding

Webinar recording: The “step-model” to prevent sexual violence in sport

This is the fifth webinar in a series organised in the framework of the European Union and Council of Europe joint project "Child Safeguarding in Sport (CSiS)".

The webinar was presented by German Sports Youth (German Olympic Sports Confederation (DOSB)). It took place on Thursday, 4 February 2021, from 10.00 to 12.00 CET. Watch the recording of the webinar below. 

Webinar recording: You are not alone - a model for safeguarding children in sports

This was the third webinar in a series organised in the framework of the European Union and Council of Europe joint project "Child Safeguarding in Sport (CSiS)".

The webinar was presented by Ministry of Education and Culture (Sports Division), Finland. It took place on Tuesday, 26 January 2021, from 10.00 to 12.00 CET. 

Watch below the recording of the webinar.

Webinar summary: The profile of under-18s and how to communicate effectively with them in football settings

Overview

Adults working with children and young people in football are responsible for ensuring a safe, and empowering environment for all children and youth to play football. This includes planning developmentally appropriate and inclusive opportunities to play and enjoy the game.

Ahead of World Children's Day, UEFA hosted the first Summit on Child and Youth Protection in Football

The first UEFA Child and Youth Protection Summit took place on 17-18 November in Tubize (Belgium), at the Royal Belgian Football Association's (RBFA) new headquarters. Forty-nine UEFA member association’s child and youth protection officers were joined by keynote speakers of the European Commission and the Council of Europe, as well as leading researchers and experts in child and youth protection.

The Gibraltar FA: Safeguarding is everyone's responsibility

The Gibraltar Football Association, in collaboration with the English Football Association, has produced a series of documents to assist all its stakeholders in developing safeguarding policies, sending the clear message that safeguarding is everyone's responsibility! The Child safeguarding toolkit for UEFA member associations served as guidance in this process.