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Why child rights must quickly become a priority for sport governing bodies

The importance of child rights becoming central to sports governing bodies’ new human rights policies has been brought into sharp focus by the launch of a new global campaign. It’s a Penalty uses Mega Sporting Events (MSEs) to raise awareness…

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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…

08/01/2018 / , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Taking ‘collective action’ on human rights and MSE – Interview with IHRB CEO John Morrison (Part 2)

Terre des Hommes will attend the ‘Sporting Chance Forum’ in Geneva this week, when around 150 representatives from governments, sports governing bodies, UN agencies, NGOs and trade unions, sponsors and broadcasters will gather to focus on the issue of human…

29/11/2017 / , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

No clear commitment on human and child rights for Paris and Los Angeles 2024

Human and child rights are a “neglected area” in Paris and Los Angeles 2024 bids. This shows a report from the ‘Institute of Human Rights and Business’ (IHRB). The Games of the XXXII Olympiad will be the first to have…

28/07/2017 / , , , ,

2024 Evaluation Report lacks Child Rights focus

Child rights receive only a brief mention in an evaluation report by the International Olympic Committee on the Los Angeles and Paris bids to host the 2024 Olympic Games. The Games of the XXXII Olympiad will be the first to…

07/07/2017 / , , , , , , , , , , , ,

IOC Board approves double awarding of 2024-28 Olympic Games

The International Olympic Committee’s Executive Board has approved the awarding of both the 2024 and 2028 Olympic and Paralympic Games later this year. Only two cities, Paris and Los Angeles, are left in the race for 2024 after Budapest, Hamburg…

09/06/2017 / , , ,

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