Safeguarding policy

Ukrainian Association of Football approved its Child Safeguarding Policy

In December 2021, the UAF Executive Committee approved the UAF Child Safeguarding Policy (under 18 years of age).

This policy confirms the desire of the Ukrainian Association of Football to create conditions for safe football and children’s participation in football-related activities, regardless of their age, gender, ethnicity, social origin, religion, ability or disability, etc.

UEFA bērnu aizsardzības tiešsaistes kursi [Latvian]

UEFA sadarbībā ar organizāciju “Terre des hommes” uzsāka bērnu aizsardzības projektu futbolā, lai palīdzētu UEFA biedru asociācijām un citām futbolā ieinteresētajām personām nostiprināt viņu bērnu zināšanas un prasmes.

Projekts ietver bērnu aizsardzības rīku komplektu un četrus pavadošos tiešsaistes kursus. Interaktīvie kursi paredzēti ikvienam, kas strādā ar bērniem futbolā vai interesējas par šo jomu.

Онлайн-курсы УЕФА по защите детей [Russian]

УЕФА и организация Terre des hommes разработали четыре интерактивных онлайн-курса по защите детей в футболе. Эти курсы предназначены для всех, кто работает с детьми в футболе или интересуется данной сферой.

Procedures for engaging online with under-18s for coaches/managers [English Football Association]

The FA encourages the appropriate use of social media to help run your teams and leagues, communicate with players (via their parents/carers when under-16), and appoint referees, log results and much more.

Whatever way we communicate with children the safeguarding principles remain the same. Retaining boundaries is just as important online as it is offline.

If you have a role in football then always make sure communications to children are relevant to your role – focus on the football, don’t share personal info or comments.