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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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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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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…

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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…

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