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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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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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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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24 January 2018

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...

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23 January 2018
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Der Direktor von Human Rights Watch Germany, Wenzel Michalski, kritisierte in einem Interview im Januar 2018 den Wintertrip des FC Bayerns ins Trainingslager nach Katar. Laut Berichten sind Arbeiter dort Menschenrechtsverletzungen bei den Bauten von...

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3 January 2018
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Author: Ingo Bötig, Deutschlandfunk

Maßgeblich initiiert wurde die neue Einrichtung für Sport und Menschenrechte von der Regierung der Schweiz... Unhaltbare Zustände auf Baustellen für internationale Sportveranstaltungen. Menschenunwürdige Arbeitsbedingungen. Zwangsumsiedlungen von...

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12 December 2017

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...

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