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FIFA welcomes Council of Europe report on ending discrimination against women in sport!

The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) has approved the report entitled “The fight for a level playing field – ending discrimination against women in the world of sport” prepared by Edite Estrela, a member of the Portuguese delegation to PACE (Socialists, Democrats and Greens Group). The report …

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CAF Comments & Supports FIFA President Gianni Infantino’s Council of Europe Speech!

The President of the Confederation Africaine de Football (“CAF”) Dr Patrice Motsepe received cellphone calls yesterday from numerous football Presidents of African nations supporting the speech that FIFA President Gianni Infantino delivered at the Council of Europe on Wednesday 26 January 2022; as the speech was in line with previous …

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FIFA President highlights commitment to good governance & human rights in Council of Europe address!

Invited to address the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) on the occasion of the adoption of a new report on football governance, FIFA President Gianni Infantino highlighted the shared values of the two organisations and their strong cooperation since the signing of a memorandum of understanding in …

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FIFA welcomes Council of Europe Committee Report on football governance!

Report calls on member states to recognise FIFA’s competence to regulate football transfer system; Document also highlights importance of new regulations on agents; Report fully supports FIFA’s project to set up Safe Sport Entity to deal with cases of abuse in sport. The Committee on Culture, Science, Education and Media …

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Council of Europe discuss multitude of topics at Home of FIFA meeting!

A senior FIFA delegation has met with a 14-member group from the Council of Europe (CoE) at the Home of FIFA in Zurich today. The meeting provided the opportunity to exchange views on the collaboration between the two organisations under the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that was signed by both …

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Council of Europe and FIFA sign Memorandum of Understanding!

Council of Europe Secretary General Thørbjorn Jagland and FIFA President Gianni Infantino have signed a Memorandum of Understanding at the Palais de l’Europe in Strasbourg to strengthen the co-operation between the two institutions and further develop synergies and partnerships in areas of shared interest. This landmark agreement focuses on four …

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FIFA and the Council of Europe establish a strong partnership: MoU on human rights, good governance, anti-doping, anti-violence, anti-match-fixing!

FIFA President Gianni Infantino and Council of Europe Secretary General Thorbjørn Jagland met today, January 10 in Strasbourg to discuss how to better promote human rights in sports. The meeting followed an exchange of views between the FIFA President and the Council of Europe’s Committee of Ministers. Secretary General Jagland …

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