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ACTIVE | Countering violence against children in sports and leisure activities

ACTIVE conference

KMOP – Social Action and Innovation Centre is organizing on Tuesday, 23 November 2021, 15.00-17.30 CET, the online discussion “ACTIVE: Countering violence against children in sports and leisure activities.” The discussion will explore ways to prevent and counter violence and promote a safer and more inclusive environment for all children in sports.

Bringing together experts from the field of sports, politics, psychology, as well as representatives from international and European organizations, we aim to analyze how sports organizations can prevent violence against children in sports, the resources and tools available for sports organizations, coaches and children and the role of parents in this endeavor.

To attend the event, register here for free:

You can see the agenda HERE.

All participants will receive certificates of attendance. The event is open to the public and will be hosted in Greek with English interpretation.

Distinghuished speakers from the field of politics, sports and representatives from international and European organizations will discuss the following topics:

  • Tools to prevent violence against children in sports;
  • Preventing child abuse in sports;
  • Empowering children through sports;
  • The role of parents in preventing violence in sports;

The event is aimed at:

  • Sports professionals & organizations
  • Educators and School Professionals
  • Journalists
  • Parents
  • General Public

The Conference will be moderated by journalist Vassilis Skountis. It is organized within the framework of the REC Project ACTIVE: Focus on Children; Strengthening Policies in Sports and Leisure ACTIVities, which aims at the embedding of child protection policies by sports clubs, extra-curricular activities organizations as well as leisure and recreational clubs for children. The project is being implemented in Greece by KMOP, in Cyprus by CARDET, in Italy by CESIE, in Portugal by CESIS and in Scotland by Children 1st.

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