UEFA President joins the ONE in FIVE Campaign initiative "KIKO’s Friends"

28.09.2011 - UEFA President Michel Platini has joined the list of VIPs taking part in the ONE in FIVE Campaign initiative “Kiko’s Friends”. During a meeting with Ms Maud de Boer-Buquicchio, Deputy Secretary General of the Council of Europe, Mr Platini has signed the banner and has expressed his support to the Council of Europe ONE in FIVE Campaign to stop sexual violence against children.

The initiative "Kiko’s Friends" has been launched in Venice on the 9th September during a round table entitled “Shedding light on a taboo: Cinema’s contribution to the elimination of sexual violence against children”, an event co-organised by the Council of Europe and the Venice Biennale in the context of the Venice Film Festival.

The initiative "Kiko’s Friends" is part of the Council of Europe ONE in FIVE campaign that aims to equip children, their families/carers and societies with the knowledge and tools to prevent and report sexual violence against children, thereby raising awareness at all levels of society.

Mr Platini visited the Council of Europe in the framework of the activities of the Enlarged Partial Agreement on Sport (EPAS). He has been invited by the Ministers’ Deputies to participate to an exchange of views with the Minister of Youth and Sports of Serbia, Snežana Samardžić-Marković, and the Council of Europe Deputy Secretary General Maud de Boer-Buquicchio.

Read the Press Release on the visit of UEFA President Michel Platini to the Council of Europe