Blog: Assessing FIFA’s progress since the Ruggie Report & its human rights recommendations
Author: David Segall for NYU Stern Center for Business and Human Rights, Published on: 19 December 2016
In October, the international football governing association FIFA released a report entitled FIFA 2.0: Vision for the Future. It has now been more than six months since Professor John Ruggie issued a report for FIFA, in which he recommended six overarching steps the organization should take as part of its obligations under the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights. But it is not clear from the FIFA 2.0 report — or from other public statements — whether FIFA has made meaningful progress toward any of Ruggie’s recommendations...
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