Governing bodies ‘only at start of human rights journey’

Governing bodies ‘only at start of human rights journey’

Sports governing bodies are “just at the start of their journey” despite a promising year in the field of human rights and Mega Sporting Events, according to the Head of the Children Win Campaign.   During 12 months in which none of the main Mega Sporting...
Implementation of human rights commitments poses tough task for FIFA

Implementation of human rights commitments poses tough task for FIFA

The complex task which sports governing bodies face to successfully respect human and child rights around mega sporting events has been illustrated by one of the trade unions involved in the construction of stadiums for the World Cup in Russia next year.   Children...
European Parliament event focuses on Russia 2018

European Parliament event focuses on Russia 2018

Terre des Hommes attended an event at the European Parliament in Brussels aimed at raising awareness of human rights and mega sporting events. The event, organised by the Parliament’s Sport Intergroup, was attended by activists and sports governing bodies and focused...