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Tag Archives: Human Rights

Human rights volunteer roles to return for 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar!

Following the success of the human rights volunteer pilot project at the 2021 FIFA Arab Cup – Qatar, it has been confirmed that the role will be expanded for the 2022 FIFA World Cup – Qatar. The pilot project at the tournament in November and December 2021 involved 12 human …

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Germany’s Die Mannschaft educate themselves further on human rights situation in Qatar!

This Wednesday, June 1, the Germany national team once again familiarised themselves with the human rights situation in Qatar. At the adidas Campus in Herzogenaurauch, the players, coaches and backroom staff listened to reports from people who shared both their personal experiences of Qatar and their individual expectations of the …

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FIFA President & Qatar Minister of Labour meet to discuss progress of labour rights!

The FIFA President today, March 15 met with the Qatar Minister of Labour, Dr. Ali bin Samikh Al Marri in Doha. With the 2022 FIFA World Cup – Qatar kicking off in just over 250 days, the discussions focused on the important progress achieved in the area of workers welfare …

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FIFA to discuss workers situation in Qatar with Amnesty International!

FIFA will welcome a delegation of Amnesty International (AI) on Monday, March 14, 2022 at the Home of FIFA in Zurich to discuss the situation of migrant workers in Qatar in connection with the 2022 FIFA World Cup – Qatar. The meeting will provide the opportunity for Amnesty to handover …

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Australian & New Zealand Human Rights Commissions & FIFA publish Risk Assessment!

The Australian Human Rights Commission, the New Zealand Human Rights Commission along with FIFA have published a Human Rights Risk Assessment for the next FIFA Women’s World Cup, to be held in Australia and Aotearoa New Zealand in 2023. The assessment examined the potential human rights impact of the 2023 …

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UEFA unveils sustainability strategy focusing on human rights and the environment!

‘Strength through Unity’ aims to inspire, activate and accelerate collective action to respect human rights and the environment within the context of European football through to 2030. UEFA has announced the launch of its innovative Football Sustainability Strategy 2030 – ‘Strength through Unity’, a long-term commitment by UEFA. Through its …

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FIFA discusses human rights with political stakeholders & experts ahead of Qatar 2022!

FIFA today held a meeting with a broad range of political institutions as well as independent human and workers right organisations to discuss the advancement of human rights in Qatar ahead of the 2022 FIFA World Cup. The virtual round table included members of the European Parliament, the Council of …

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UEFA working group returns to Qatar one year ahead of the 2022 FIFA World Cup!

The UEFA working group on worker’s rights in Qatar has conducted its second visit to the 2022 World Cup hosts to continue on-site dialogue about the situation in the country in the run-up to the tournament at the end of next year. Following an initial mission in August this year, …

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FIFA & Qatar invite Member FAs to discuss human rights with international experts ahead of 2022 FIFA World Cup!

On Monday, May 10, FIFA held a virtual meeting with several member associations and confederations to discuss workers’ welfare reforms and broader human rights in Qatar in connection to the country’s hosting of the 2022 FIFA World Cup. The virtual event was organised in collaboration with the Supreme Committee for …

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Upholding values and human rights in football governance!

FIFA President, Gianni Infantino, and Lord George Foulkes of Cumnock (United Kingdom, SOC), PACE rapporteur on “Football governance: business and values” held on April 8 talks via videoconference, addressing a number of key issues for sport and for society. “We had a very constructive discussion with the opportunity of Lord …

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