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Webinar: Overview of child safeguarding in sport in Ireland from national to grass roots level

Webinar: Overview of child safeguarding in sport in Ireland from national to grass roots level

Sport Ireland is pleased to present an overview of the safeguarding structures, personnel and policies in place in the Republic of Ireland. Part of a series of webinars to find out how different countries in Europe have set up their child safeguarding strategies and roles, organised by the European Union and Council of Europe.

Date

Wed, 01/13/2021

WHEN: Wednesday 13 January 2021: 15.30 – 17.30 CET

Sport Ireland is pleased to present an overview of the safeguarding structures, personnel and policies in place in the Republic of Ireland. During the course of the webinar, participants will hear an overview of the roles and remit of relevant bodies; the landscape in which we operate; and an outline of the structures in place from National to grass roots level. Participants will hear from those working at National level in both a statutory role and for a Governing Body about the work that they do in promoting the importance of safeguarding in sport

Opening and welcome

  • Ms Elda Moreno, Head of Children’s Rights and Sport Values Department, Council of Europe
  • Ms Paola Ottonello, Sport Policy and Programme Officer, European Commission
  • Dr Una May, Director of Participation and Ethics, Sport Ireland

Speakers

  • Ms Helen McHugh, Diversity, Inclusion and Safeguarding Manager, Sport Ireland
  • Ms Laura Nee and Ms Deirdre Horan Martin, Information and Advice Officers, Tusla Child and Family Agency 
  • Mr Dermot Howlin, National Children’s Officer, Gymnastics Ireland

To register for the webinar, click here.

Find out more about the webinar series.

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