Sports Campaign

20 November 2019 09:17

Open letter to IOC on Tokyo 2020

 

Open letter on violations of the human rights of construction workers in Tokyo 2020Read more...


07 October 2019 16:25

BWI, a global union federation, that has been spearheading the fight for labour and human rights in mega-sporting events, is holding a conference entitled “Sports Campaigning in the 2020’s: Setting Strategies and Identifying Opportunities” from 18-19 September at the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung, Haus 1 located Hiroshimastraße 17 in Berlin, Germany. The conference is hosted by FES and the German construction union IG BAU.Read more...


07 October 2019 08:12

The global union federation BWI has today released a second report highlighting how Tokyo 2020 construction workers lives are still at risk, while rampant subcontracting is putting downward pressure on workers’ wages.

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20 May 2019 09:35

International Organization Calls IOC for Joint Construction Inspection of Tokyo 2020 Read more...


28 March 2019 07:32

The audit report underlines positive findings and areas of improvement identified by BWI and other trade union representatives.
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11 December 2018 10:06

The BWI has released a new magazine with lessons learned from the Global Sports Campaign for Decent Work that was started back in 2007Read more...


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 Comitte and the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy which is responsible for building the infrastructure around the World Cup. Read more...


15 October 2018 15:29

A public forum highlighting the role of multi-stakeholders in ensuring the rights of migrant workers concluded the global conference on nexus of Sports and Migration. The panel comprised of two important stakeholders – government and employers – as the days prior focused on perspectives from trade unions. Read more...


15 October 2018 15:20

Trade union representatives from Russia, South Korea, India, Nepal, Ghana, Kenya, Sweden, Finland, Netherlands, and the Philippines convened in Kathmandu, Nepal for a three-day conference focusing on BWI’s two major global sports campaigns---2018 World Cup in Russia and the 2022 PyeongChang Winter Olympics in South Korea.Read more...