FIFA Human Rights Advisory Board publishes its second report

Author: FIFA, Published on: 26 November 2018

FIFA published the second report of its Human Rights Advisory Board, a group of eight independent experts from the United Nations, trade unions, civil society and FIFA sponsors who provide advice and recommendations to FIFA on how to strengthen the implementation of its human rights commitments...This is the board’s second formal report and covers the period from October 2017 to September 2018. 

[P]art A details recommendations made to FIFA in a range of areas since October 2017. Part B includes explanations by FIFA on how it has integrated the board’s recommendations into its wider human rights work...[T]his report includes 16 new recommendations to FIFA on key topics like players’ human rights and discrimination against women in IR Iran. It also briefly addresses the preparations for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar, specifically the need to further strengthen management of the risks to construction workers from the physical environment.

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