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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…

25/09/2017 / , , ,

UEFA incorporates human rights and anti-corruption criteria into bidding requirements

The decision by UEFA to include new criteria to protect and preserve human rights and tackle corruption in the bidding requirements for the 2024 European Championships is an essential step to preventing abuse and corruption in connection with the event,…

02/05/2017 / ,

Terre des hommes celebrates the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace (IDSDP)

Terre des Hommes is supporting the ‘White Card’ campaign which will mark the International Day of Sport for Peace and Development on April 6. The aim of the campaign is to bring together and promote all the initiatives around the…

05/04/2017 / , , , ,

How can sport governing bodies emerge from crisis of confidence?

It has been a sobering few years for the international governing bodies responsible for the delivery of mega sporting events. From the withdrawal of numerous cities bidding to stage the Olympics because of the costs involved, to ongoing controversies over…

03/04/2017 / , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

White papers released on human rights and mega sporting events

Terre des Hommes is supporting the release of the ‘Sporting Chance White Papers’, a series of concept notes which present the latest thinking, practice and debate in relation to human rights involved in the planning and delivery of Mega Sporting…

31/01/2017 / , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Major steps taken… but next comes accountability

Mega Sporting Event organisers have taken major steps forward recently in addressing concerns over human rights, but “implementation and accountability” will be the next hurdles. That was the clear message from Terre des Hommes General Secretary Ignacio Packer at the Peace…

24/11/2016 / , , , , , , ,

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