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Terre des Hommes acknowledges ‘promising developments’ by FIFA on human rights

Terre des Hommes has given a cautious welcome to a series of important announcements and decisions relating to world football’s governing body, FIFA, and its responsibilities in the field of human rights and labour standards. All publicised over the last…

09/11/2017 / , , ,

FIFA’s Human Rights Advisory Board releases update statement

FIFA’s Human Rights Advisory Board has issued a formal statement related to its second meeting held in Zurich on October 9 and 10, 2017. Launched by world football’s governing body in March 2017, the board has been established following the recommendations…

24/10/2017 / , ,

Terre des Hommes contributes to human rights discussion at Soccerex

Terre des Hommes joined Unicef and UEFA for a panel debate which focused on how child rights violations must be prevented at Mega Sporting Events, such as the World Cup or Olympics. The debate, which took place during the 2017…

25/09/2017 / , , , ,

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 / , , , ,

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 / , , , , , ,

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…

17/07/2017 / , , , , ,

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