Evidence shows that Mega Sporting Events, such as the FIFA World Cup™ or the Olympic Games, can directly harm children or expose them to risks such as forced eviction, violence and exploitation. We gather evidence of child rights violations linked to events, and call on all stakeholders to ensure that child rights are not violated before, during or after events and that a positive legacy for children is left behind. We also monitor the actions of stakeholders to ensure children’s rights are always protected.
The International Olympic Committee have confirmed they have received the final set of bid documents from cities bidding to stage the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Budapest, Los Angeles and Paris met the February 3rd deadline to send their documents to […]