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IOC Agenda 2020 – Involvement of NGOs and Civil Society

As leading non-governmental organizations in the area of human rights, including children’s rights, labor rights and anti-corruption as well as official representatives of professional football players and supporters, we are joining forces to cooperate on the issue of “Mega-Sporting- Events”

United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights

These Guiding Principles are grounded in recognition of: (a)  States’ existing obligations to respect, protect and fulfil human rights and fundamental freedoms; (b)  The role of business enterprises as specialized organs of society performing specialized functions, required to comply with all applicable laws and to respect human rights; (c)  The need for rights and obligations […]

Sport & Rights Alliance Backs Human Rights Advisory Board Call for FIFA to be Accountable on Human Rights

(Nyon, Switzerland, April 14, 2020) — FIFA should back its  2017 Human Rights Policy by ensuring accountability, transparency and remedy at the highest levels of football, a landmark report by FIFA’s independent human rights advisory board has recommended. This recommendation has the full endorsement of the Sport & Rights Alliance – a coalition of non-governmental organizations and […]