Children Enter the Playing Arena: Risks and Opportunities for Children and Adolescents in Football The Yves de Roussan Center for the Defense of Children and Adolescents (CEDECA) - in partnership with the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), the Special Secretariat for the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Affairs (SECOPA) and the Public Defender's Office of the State of Bahia - carried out original research into risks and opportunities for children and adolescents in football. This report, which is based on the results of this research, aims to kickstart a necessary and urgent debate on how legal instruments can be adapted and efficient mechanisms introduced for monitoring sports centers.
MINEPS V: Declaration of Berlin The outcome document of UNESCO's 5th World Conference of Sport Ministers (MINEPS V), the "Declaration of Berlin" was adopted by 121 represented Member States. This text is the result of an extensive consultation process involving some 100 experts from governments, academia and the sport movement. The detailed commitments and recommendations of the Declaration constitute a unique global consensus on the orientations and principles that should guide sport and physical education policy in the coming years.
International Olympic Committee (IOC) Code of Ethics The IOC Ethics Commission is charged with defining and updating a framework of ethical principles, including a Code of Ethics, based upon the values and principles enshrined in the Olympic Charter of which the said Code forms an integral part.
Council of Europe Code of Sports Ethics The Code of Sports Ethics is one of the Council of Europe's strategic documents. It promotes healthy sporting practices and is recognised throughout the world.