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IOC must prioritise Child Rights

The International Olympic Committee has been warned it must deliver on promises to protect human and child rights, ahead of the 130th IOC session in Lima, Peru next week. The call comes from the international child rights organisation, Terre des…

05/09/2017 / ,

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The high price of Rio 2016: listen to the voices of the affected

One year ago this week the 2016 Rio Olympics began. Sadly for many of the city’s poorer people – especially the young – what should have been a joyous celebration came at a terrible cost. Throughout this week, in a…

04/08/2017 / , ,

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 / , , , ,

Durban decision underlines Host City obligations

The importance of Mega Sporting Event host cities meeting their obligations has been underlined after Durban were stripped of the 2022 Commonwealth Games. In a move which is sure to have ramifications for other major events around the world, Commonwealth…

14/03/2017 /

‘The Fighter’ screened at Nuremburg Human Rights Film Festival

“Why is the IOC not taking away the Games from a city, if human rights are violated?” “Why are Mega Sporting Events going to countries which allow bad things to happen?” “Why did the TV stations in Brazil not talk…

30/09/2016 / ,

Human and Child Rights organisations meet the IOC to report on violations during Rio 2016

Terre des Hommes, Amnesty International and Nosso Jogo Network met today with Philip French, the IOC’s Director of Public Affairs and Social Development through Sport, to report on child rights violations during the 2016 Olympics in Rio. The IOC were…

29/09/2016 / , ,

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