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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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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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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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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,…

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