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14 Jan 2022


Qatar: UEFA working group visit aims to assess workers' rights track record ahead of World Cup

"UEFA working group returns to Qatar one year ahead of the 2022 FIFA World Cup" 11 Dec 2021

The UEFA working group on worker’s rights in Qatar has conducted its second visit to the 2022 World Cup hosts...

The working group used this visit to seek closer dialogue with various parties including representatives of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Ministry Labour of Qatar, Qatar Football Association, and Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy...

Additionally, the group met with a group of migrant workers in order to understand their lived experience.

The topics which were discussed included:

  • Labour rights: Implementation of reforms and enforcement of laws
  • The protection of freedom of the press...
  • The importance of anti-discrimination, in particular women’s rights and LGBTQ+ safety and inclusion
  • Human rights due diligence checks throughout the supply chain

The group’s visit to Doha also included potential new discussions concerning migrant workers in the hospitality industry...

The visit also focused on collecting more detailed information on the legacy aspect...