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Tag Archives: Safeguarding

CAF Safeguarding gains momentum with awareness initiatives during AFCON 2023!

As the Confédération Africaine de Football (CAF) continues driving towards CAF President Dr Patrice Motsepe’s bold vision of making African football globally competitive and self-sustaining, CAF’s various divisions continue to make significant progress to this effect. As part of creating a safe and secure environment for African football to thrive …

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AIFF suspends Deepak Sharma until further notice!

The Emergency Committee of the AIFF, comprising the President, Vice President, and Treasurer, met on April 1, 2024, at 19.15 hours to discuss the IWL 2 incident in Goa and complaints received from certain players against Mr. Deepak Sharma. Thereafter, a meeting was held of the representatives of AIFF Member …

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FIFA Guardians programme continues to grow as new group enrols for Safeguarding in Sport Diploma!

For millions of children and individuals around the world, playing football is a chance to dream big, learn life skills, make friends, exercise and simply have fun. And, whatever level they play at, they all have the right to enjoy the game in a safe environment. As part of its …

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Participants benefit from Myanmar FF Safeguarding Workshop!

In observance of International Women’s Day, the Myanmar Football Federation (MFF) organised the MFF Safeguarding Workshop on March 7, 2024. Attended by 60 participants, ranging from coaches, Physical Education teachers, referees, as well as players, the workshop aimed to shed light on the integral role that safeguarding plays in nurturing …

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Sri Lanka’s FFSL organises Pilot Child Safeguarding Awareness Programme!

The Football Federation of Sri Lanka (FFSL)’s efforts to create a safe and nurturing environment for the country’s young football enthusiasts reached a significant milestone last month when it organised its inaugural Child Safeguarding Awareness programme for the region’s football coaches. Held on February 24 at the National Football Training …

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Ground-breaking safeguarding programme delivered at FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup 2024 in Dubai!

Safeguarding in tournament football took another step forward during the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup UAE 2024 Dubai with players benefitting from the support of a comprehensive suite of safe sporting environment initiatives throughout the tournament, which concluded on Sunday after eleven thrilling days on the sand. It was a …

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OFC Social Responsibility team attends first FIFA Safeguarding Summit in Zurich!

FIFA’s inaugural Safeguarding Summit was held at the Home of FIFA in Zurich, Switzerland at the end of last month, with OFC’s Head of Social Responsibility and OFC’s Legacy Manager joining alongside 200 attendees. Safeguarding Officers from across FIFA’s Member Associations and Confederations, experts and representatives were present at the …

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SAFF hosts Safeguarding in Football Seminar 2023 in Nepal!

The South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) hosted the SAFF Safeguarding in Football Seminar 2023 with the support of the All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) in Kathmandu, Nepal in August 2023. The seminar brought together safeguarding officers of the Bangladesh Football Federation, Bhutan Football Federation, All India Football Federation, Football Association …

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CAF teams up with Mission 89 to ensure football safeguarding!

The Confédération Africaine de Football (CAF) today is joining hands with Mission 89, an internationally recognized research, education and advocacy organisation that fights the exploitation of young athletes through social and economic transformation programmes. The collaboration will see both parties working hand-in-hand in conducting Training Programmes and Workshops over the …

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FIFA Women’s World Cup provides OFC Just Play manager with Safeguarding Opportunity!

The 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup has made history as the biggest Women’s sporting event in the world, reaching new highs for participating teams and audience attendance. It was also the first time FIFA has implemented safeguarding in a major tournament. The World Cup being hosted in the Oceania region …

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