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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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Russia: Pussy Riot protestors arrested for World Cup pitch demonstration; FIFA issues public statement
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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...
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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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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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...
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...
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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Human Rights Watch urges FC Bayern Munich to publicly address human rights issues in Qatar; club responds
The director of Human Rights Watch Germany, Wenzel Michalski, raised concerns about Bayern Munich's training camp in Qatar in a January 2018 interview. Migrant workers reportedly face human rights abuses in the construction of stadiums and...