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20 June 2016 14:06

Mega sporting events - Labour Rights and Human Rights

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Mega sporting events have the potential to help catalyze greater respect for human rights and international labour standards, and each major sporting event has the potential to bring lasting positive social impacts. Read more...


20 June 2016 13:31

Turkish migrant workers working on the construction of the 2018 World Cup stadium in Rostov on Don went on strike over unpaid wages at the end of May.Read more...


31 May 2016 07:38

An agreement was reached on Wednesday 18 May between the Cambodian Labour Minister and Qatar’s Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs, that Cambodia will send up to 33,000 workers to Qatar.Read more...


31 May 2016 06:56

Three months to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, the Regional Superintendence of Labour and Employment of the State of Rio de Janeiro (SRTE / RJ), agency of the Ministry of Labor and Employment (MTE), has interdictedpartially the preparatory works for the Olympics to be held in August this year in the city of Rio de Janeiro-RJ. Read more...


16 May 2016 09:51

On Tuesday the head of the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympic Games in South Korea, Cho Yang-ho, announced that he will step down from his post. Read more...


16 May 2016 09:47

On 19-20 April 2016, a national conference on the 2018 World Cup Decent Work Campaign took place in St-Petersburg, Russia.Read more...


16 May 2016 09:22

A total of 11 workers have died in the construction for the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro over a period of three years, according to information gathered by members of the Building and Wood Workers’ International (BWI) and state labour inspectors.
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25 April 2016 13:04

Today FIFA’s President Gianni Infantino announced that it would, “create an oversight body with independent members to ensure decent working conditions at FIFA World Cup stadiums.”Read more...


21 April 2016 13:26

A new report points out an agenda for FIFA how to respect human and labour rights across its global operations.
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