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Taking ‘collective action’ on human rights and MSE – Interview with IHRB CEO John Morrison (Part 2)

Terre des Hommes will attend the ‘Sporting Chance Forum’ in Geneva this week, when around 150 representatives from governments, sports governing bodies, UN agencies, NGOs and trade unions, sponsors and broadcasters will gather to focus on the issue of human…

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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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Taking ‘collective action’ on human rights and Mega Sporting Events – interview with IHRB Chief Executive John Morrison

The importance of ‘collective action’ in protecting and respecting human rights around Mega Sporting Events is the focus for the ‘Sporting Chance Forum’, which Terre des Hommes will attend in Geneva next week. Around 150 representatives from governments, sports governing…

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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…

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Child rights ‘invisible’ in Mega Sporting Event planning, say academics

Children are “invisible” when sports governing bodies consider the impact of Mega Sporting Events, according to research. A paper entitled ‘Mega-sporting events and children’s rights and interests – towards a better future’ has been published by Suzanne Dowse, Sacha Powell…

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Key stakeholders discuss sustainability and human rights in Euro 2024 bid

Terre des Hommes attended the first discussion with key stakeholders on the sustainability of Germany’s Euro 2024 bid. This initiative, led by the German Football Association (DFB), follows UEFA’s decision to add specific human rights requirements in the hosting contract…

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