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13 September 2018

Commentary : FIFA and the IOC's reporting tools can help provide an avenue for human rights complaints

Author: Daniela Heerdt, Rights as Usual

"FIFA and the IOC’s Human Rights Reporting Tools – a Flower in the Remedy Bouquet", 9 September 2018...

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16 August 2018

FIFA issues clarification on reported changes to its Code of Ethics, including addition of defamation as an offense

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Company response
13 August 2018

FIFA statement on the procedures involving the four activists who invaded the pitch at the 2018 FIFA World Cup final match

FIFA has been closely following the developments in relation to the four activists who entered the pitch at the 2018 FIFA World Cup final match between the French and Croatian national teams and caused a halt to the game....

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17 July 2018

Russia: Pussy Riot protestors arrested for World Cup pitch demonstration; FIFA issues public statement

Related items: FIFA launched complaints mechanism & statement to support human rights defenders & press freedom; UN endorses move FIFA Human Rights Advisory Board releases update on advice to FIFA on the World Cup 2018 and 2026 Bid Evaluation

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12 June 2018

Briefing reviews measures taken by sponsors of the Swedish Football Association to address human rights risks associated with 2018 FIFA World Cup

Swedwatch's latest briefing "The 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia: Sponsorship and human rights" focuses on the role of corporate sponsors in addressing human rights risks associated with major sporting events. It highlights measures taken by sponsors of...

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12 June 2018
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Author: UNICEF y la Oficina del Representante Especial del Secretario General sobre la violencia contra los niños

“Invertir en la prevención de la violencia contra los niños es un buen negocio: ONU”, 8 de junio de 2018...

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12 June 2018

UN study highlights positive practices from the business sector to prevent violence against children in Latin America and the Caribbean

Author: UNICEF and the Office of the UN Special Representative of the Secretary General on Violence against Children

“Investing in the prevention of violence against children is good business: UN”, 8 of June 2018...

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Article
16 May 2018

Commentary: FIFA & 2026 World Cup winning bidder need to implement human rights standards to prevent digital & labour rights abuses

Author: Peter Micek, OpenGlobalRights

"FIFA 2018: digital rights are (finally) playable," 16 May 2018...

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3 April 2018

FIFA publishes bid books for the 2026 FIFA World Cup incl. summaries of human rights strategies provided by bidders

Last week, FIFA announced the publishing of the bid books for the 2026 FIFA World Cup on fifa.com. The published bid books include in chapter 23 summaries of the human rights strategies provided by the bidders. The strategies are informed and...

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Report
8 March 2018

Qatar: Second independent audit of World Cup construction uncovers mixed company performance on migrant workers’ rights

Author: Impactt Limited (UK)

"Annual External Compliance Report of the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy's Workers' Welfare Standards. Changing the game: towards real impacts for workers", February 2018....

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