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17 Aug 2015

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FIFA

FIFA makes UN Guiding Principles compulsory for partner companies and those within its supply chain

"FIFA Executive Committee sets presidential election for 26 February 2016 and fully supports roadmap for reform", 20 July, 2015

...the Executive Committee today pushed for a range of important reforms...[F]uture FIFA World Cups...bids will have to meet a number of important additional criteria. In particular, FIFA will recognise the provisions of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights and will make it compulsory for both contractual partners and those within the supply chain to comply with these provisions. Furthermore, the bidding documents were also elaborated using guidance of the United Nations' strategy for "Safeguarding against Corruption in Major Public Events".