2024 Evaluation Report lacks Child Rights focus

2024 Evaluation Report lacks Child Rights focus

Child rights receive only a brief mention in an evaluation report by the International Olympic Committee on the Los Angeles and Paris bids to host the 2024 Olympic Games. The Games of the XXXII Olympiad will be the first to have human rights specifically incorporated...
IOC Board approves double awarding of 2024-28 Olympic Games

IOC Board approves double awarding of 2024-28 Olympic Games

The International Olympic Committee’s Executive Board has approved the awarding of both the 2024 and 2028 Olympic and Paralympic Games later this year. Only two cities, Paris and Los Angeles, are left in the race for 2024 after Budapest, Hamburg and Rome withdrew...
Olympics: Host City Contract Requires Human Rights

Olympics: Host City Contract Requires Human Rights

The move by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to incorporate human rights principles in its Host City Contract could help prevent major abuses by future Olympic hosts, says the Sport and Rights Alliance (SRA). The revised Host City Contract, developed with...
IOC receives cities’ bid documents

IOC receives cities’ bid documents

The International Olympic Committee have confirmed they have received the final set of bid documents from cities bidding to stage the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Budapest, Los Angeles and Paris met the February 3rd deadline to send their documents to IOC...