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ILO: Coalition launches new independent ‘Centre for Sport and Human Rights’

28 June 2018

"The new Centre for Sport and Human Rights has been under development over the past two and half years by a diverse coalition  including FIFA, the International Olympic Committee, Commonwealth Games Federation, and UEFA, as well as a broad range of intergovernmental organizations, governments, athletes, hosts, sponsors, broadcasters, civil society representatives, trade unions, employers’ associations, and national human rights institutions. 

Administered by international think tank, the Institute for Human Rights and Business (IHRB), the Centre will be based in Geneva, Switzerland and operate globally, supporting all actors including host organizing committees and sports bodies, and affected groups such as workers and unions, athletes, communities, journalists, volunteers and fans, to share knowledge, build capacity, and strengthen accountability..."

Read the full article on the ILO website

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