Council of Europe

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.

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.

The Council of Europe's code of conduct and ethics in Sport

The Council of Europe has put together guidance and examples of Code of Conduct in sports.

 

"Guiding principle

One of the most popular instruments to protect children’s safety in sport is the code of conduct for all people involved in sport.

Indeed, many of the available normative frameworks mention this instrument as a suitable tool in the prevention of sexual violence in sport. Promoting ethical guidelines, a code of conduct, ethical leadership or an acceptable standard of behavior is recommended in all documents.

Standing Committee Policy Strategy on Spectator Violence (2014-2016) [Council of Europe]

The Council of Europe Standing Committee on Spectator Violence (the standing committee) believes that a multi-year policy strategy is needed to set out a coherent roadmap for the mid-term.

The standing committee decided to assess the implementation of its policy strategy (2014-2016), in particular by identifying the goals that were reached, those that were not, and what needs to be improved. By publishing the result of this analysis, the committee wishes: