Child safeguarding

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

This is 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 is presented by Ministry of Education and Culture (Sports Division), Finland. It will take place on Tuesday, 26 January 2021, from 10.00 to 12.00 CET. Register here.

UEFA Online course: Awareness raising on child safeguarding in football

This awareness raising course on child safeguarding in football offers an induction to safeguarding and will be the starting point to reflect on how to keep children safe in football.


What topics does the course cover?

The course outlines key concepts in safeguarding and highlights our joint responsibility to make football a safe environment for children.

More specifically, it focuses on:

  • Defining safeguarding in the context of football

Webinar series: Up your game, strengthen your squad! [Council of Europe & European Union]

Join a series of webinars organised by the Council of Europe to find out how different countries in Europe have set up their child safeguarding strategies and roles.

Effective child safeguarding policies are essential to prevent and respond to any form of violence and abuse in sport. In particular, the creation of the Child Safeguarding Officer role can strongly contribute to ensure that children are always in a safe, positive and empowering sport environment.

Child safeguarding toolkit for UEFA member associations [Turkish]

The Turkish Football Federation translated the Child safeguarding toolkit for UEFA member associations. You can download the document here or below. The toolkit was developed by UEFA and Terre des hommes to help UEFA member associations protect and safeguard children from abuse and respond to any concerns. 

The toolkit is built around 5 goals: