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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…

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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 / , , , , ,

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 / , , , ,

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 / , , , ,

FIFA human rights update welcomed – but greater transparency required

FIFA must become more transparent about how it is integrating human rights criteria into its operations, according to Children Win’s Head of Campaign Marc Joly. Joly was speaking after the governing body of world football published its first ‘activity update’…

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