“Child Safeguarding in Sport” (CSiS) was a European Union (EU) and Council of Europe (CoE) joint project (1 March 2020 - 30 June 2022). Its main aims were to guide and accompany European countries towards effective child safeguarding in sport policies, through the setting up of positions of Child Safeguarding Officers.

6 countries were partners to the project: Austria, Belgium, Croatia, Israel, Norway and Portugal

CSiS in brief

 Child Safeguarding in Sport 

The aim of CSiS was to strengthen the ability of European countries to prevent violence against children and to promote their well-being in sport, by developing effective policies that include recruiting, training, equipping and networking Child Safeguarding Officer roles.


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“Start to Talk” is a Council of Europe call for action to public authorities and the sport movement to stop child sexual abuse.

This awareness-raising campaign, launched in 2017, is a follow-up to the two successful Pro Safe Sport projects (in 2014 and 2017) co-funded by the European Union and the Council of Europe.

About Pro Safe Sport (PSS)

About Pro Safe Sport + (PSS+)

So far, “Start to talk” has been launched in nine countries (Croatia, Finland, France, Georgia, Greece, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal and Spain).

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