Based on the International Olympic Council’s Consensus Statement developed in 2016, Safe Sport is defined as “an athletic environment that is respectful, equitable and free from all forms of harassment and abuse (non-accidental) violence”.
- To protect the interests of Athletes, Coaching Staff, Administration Staff and Volunteers in our sport from harassment and abuse.
- To outline the principles that guide our approach to safeguarding and protecting Athletes, Coaching Staff, Administration Staff and Volunteers.
- To adopt practices and outline standards of behaviour
- To establish a safe sport culture that is understood, endorsed and put into action by Athletes, Coaching Staff, Administration Staff and Volunteers who work for, volunteer or access our activities, courses, events and programmes
The Council is responsible for the development and endorsement of the FAS Safe Sport Commitment. It delegates the implementation of the policy to the General-Secretary and the General-Secretary’s Office.
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