Awareness raising and education

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 recording: A day in the life of a Safeguarding Lead Officer

The webinar was presented by NSPCC - Child Protection in Sport Unit, UK. It took place on Thursday, 21 January 2021, from 15.00 to 17.00 CET. Register here.

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

Watch below the recording of the webinar.

FIFA launches major new global education programme to strengthen and build safeguarding capacity across football

  • FIFA Guardians™ develops first-ever global safeguarding in sport education programme
  • New FIFA Guardians Safeguarding in Sport Diploma aims to professionalise the role of safeguarding officers and raise safeguarding standards
  • Programme available to all 211 FIFA member associations and anyone working or volunteering in grassroots or professional sport
  • Become a FIFA Guardian – visit fifa.com/FIFAGuardians

FIFA today announced t

Webinar recording: Overview of child safeguarding in sport in Ireland from national to grass roots level

This was the first 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 Sport Ireland. It took place on Wednesday, 13 January 2021, from 15.30 to 17.30 CET.

Watch below the recording of the webinar.

Webinar recording: Safeguarding Children in Sport: from research to action

This was the fourth 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 NOC*NSF, The Netherlands. It took place on Thursday, 28 January 2021, from 12.00 to 14.00 CET. 

Watch below the recording of the webinar. 

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.