FIFA: Fan survey shows marginal increase in trust

FIFA: Fan survey shows marginal increase in trust

A global survey of football fans has shown that trust in FIFA has marginally improved under new President Gianni Infantino – but that world football’s governing body still faces a huge task to transform its tarnished reputation. Transparency International and Forza...
Major steps taken… but next comes accountability

Major steps taken… but next comes accountability

Mega Sporting Event organisers have taken major steps forward recently in addressing concerns over human rights, but “implementation and accountability” will be the next hurdles. That was the clear message from Terre des Hommes General Secretary Ignacio...
FIFA pledges to discuss human rights at future World Cups

FIFA pledges to discuss human rights at future World Cups

Terre des Hommes welcomes FIFA’s new mission statement which includes an explicit pledge to discuss the preservation of human rights at future World Cups. In the document, FIFA 2.0: The Vision for the Future, new president Gianni Infantino promises to bring all...
Experts warn of dire Olympic legacy for Rio’s children

Experts warn of dire Olympic legacy for Rio’s children

Two experts have issued urgent warnings about the impact of the Olympic Games on Rio’s most vulnerable children. Researchers Dr Andrea Rodriguez and Professor Lorraine van Blerk recently published this report which found that the FIFA World Cup in 2014 led to an...