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Alison Biscoe

Alison Biscoe

Manager, Programmes & Partnerships, Centre for Sport and Human Rights (hosted by IHRB)

Expertise

Alison has experience in project management and stakeholder engagement, and has been actively involved in supporting the development of the Centre for Sport and Human Rights since June 2017.

Current work

As Manager of Programmes and Partnerships at the Centre for Sport and Human Rights, Alison is responsible for managing the day-to-day activities, as well as relationships with a broad range of stakeholders, including those on the Centre’s Advisory Council. The role also includes contributing to the development of tools and guidance that progress the implementation of human rights commitments by key actors, including through the development of training materials, and the planning and delivery of trainings and workshops. Alison also contributes to the development of the Centre’s strategic planning, activity planning and fundraising proposals.

Before IHRB

Alison joined IHRB in June 2017. Before this, she worked for three and a half years at the UN-supported Principles for Responsible Investment where she worked with investors on their corporate engagement activities. She worked across several sectors and topics covering the full range of environmental, social and governance themes, before focusing more on the human rights impacts of companies and what investors should do to address these risks in their portfolios. She holds an MSci in International Relations from the University of Nottingham and also attended the Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris (Sciences Po).
 

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Commentary: Bridging Sport and Human Rights in Africa

This article was first published on the Centre for Sport & Human Rights. IHRB founded the Centre in 2018, is supporting its development through 2020, and is closely involved in the developing work featured in this article.


 

Sport has a strong...

17 April 2019

By Alison Biscoe, Manager, Programmes & Partnerships, Centre for Sport and Human Rights (hosted by IHRB)

Commentary: Do It Just: Has Nike Started a New Trend?

“Believe in something. Even if it means sacrificing everything.” 

These words, embossed over a close-up photograph of Colin Kaepernick, have already created debate over what many consider a controversial choice by sports company Nike to feature the...

12 September 2018

By Alison Biscoe, Manager, Programmes & Partnerships, Centre for Sport and Human Rights (hosted by IHRB)

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