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Children Win Head of Campaign speaks at Host City 2017

Host cities will play a crucial role in determining whether human rights due diligence around Mega Sporting Events becomes a reality in the future. When considering the progress made over the last year by sports governing bodies in this field,…

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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…

18/07/2017 / , , , , , ,

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…

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FIFA defends monitoring system after receiving human rights ‘Red Card’

FIFA says it is “going beyond what any sports federation has done to date” after being given a ‘red card’ for not delivering on human rights commitments in a report by Human Rights Watch (HRW). The report illustrates how HRW…

15/06/2017 / , , , , ,

How can sport governing bodies emerge from crisis of confidence?

It has been a sobering few years for the international governing bodies responsible for the delivery of mega sporting events. From the withdrawal of numerous cities bidding to stage the Olympics because of the costs involved, to ongoing controversies over…

03/04/2017 / , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

White papers released on human rights and mega sporting events

Terre des Hommes is supporting the release of the ‘Sporting Chance White Papers’, a series of concept notes which present the latest thinking, practice and debate in relation to human rights involved in the planning and delivery of Mega Sporting…

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