Multistakeholder coalition on mega-sporting events & human rights to launch independent Centre for Sports and Human Rights in 2018

[T]he planned Centre will be the first of its kind, aimed at helping build a world of sport that protects, respects, and upholds the human rights of athletes, workers, communities, children, fans, volunteers, and the press. The Centre plans are backed by a diverse coalition, including FIFA, the International Olympic Committee, Commonwealth Games Federation, and UEFA, as well as a range of intergovernmental organisations, governments, athletes, hosts, sponsors, broadcasters, civil society representatives, trade unions, employers associations, and national human rights institutions... [the] Centre...will help to share knowledge, build capacity, and ensure transparency and accountability of the range of actors involved in sport and mega-sporting events. Read the full Joint Statement here.

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