Mega-Sporting Events

2024 Olympic Bid Evaluation - A Human Rights Review of LA and Paris

25 July 2017

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On 5th July 2017 the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) Evaluation Commission 2024 published its assessment of the LA and Paris bids for the 2024 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games. The Evaluation report focuses on four broad categories: Games Concept, Games Experience, Sustainability and Legacy, and Games Delivery.

This briefing offers an overview of what the Evaluation says about each candidate city’s approach to human rights, with a summary table at the end drawing out the main ‘strengths’ and ‘challenges’ from the Evaluation.

This briefing has been produced by the Institute for Human Rights and Business (IHRB) as the secretariat to the Mega-Sporting Events Platform for Human Rights (MSE Platform). The information in this briefing does not necessarily reflect the views of MSE Platform members.


Image: IOC

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