Human rights in Qatar – Progress and challenges

29 October 2018 08:44

On 1-4 October the BWI participated in the Human Rights Advisory Board’s visit to Doha, Qatar. The Board met with FIFA’s Local Organising Committee and the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy which is responsible for building the infrastructure around the World Cup. The BWI also organised a joint inspection visit with the Supreme Committee on the construction site for the Al Rayyan stadium.

Among the topics discussed at the meetings was the need to implement the new law abolishing exit permits for migrant workers and how to prevent workplace-related injuries and deaths.

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