Sports Campaign

28 January 2022 09:10

France: BWI denounces accidents in Olympic Village and Grand Paris construction sites

 

BWI denounces both accidents that occurred in January at the Saint-Denis construction sites in Paris and strongly urges SOLIDEO and Grand Paris to accept carrying out joint international inspections as we have done in Qatar with FIFA.Read more...


18 December 2021 09:01

To mark this year’s International Migrant Workers’ Day and the one-year countdown to the FIFA 2022 World Cup Final, the Building and Woodworkers’ International (BWI) and the World Players’ Union (FIFPRO) today issued a joint open letter recognising, honouring and celebrating the work of migrant workers around the world. Read more...


16 December 2021 05:14

A delegation of trade unions, including those from France, questioned their lack of access to major construction sites related to the 2024 Paris Olympics. Read more...


19 November 2021 06:06

SASK, the Trade Union Solidarity Centre of Finland, in cooperation with the BWI-affiliated Finnish Construction Trade Union (Rakennusliitto) launched a campaign to promote migrant workers’ rights in Qatar leading to the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

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30 August 2021 11:59

The Ministry for Administrative Development, Labour and Social Affairs (MADLSA) and the Building and Woodworkers’ International (BWI) organised a Community Leaders’ Forum on 27 August in Doha, Qatar. Read more...


09 June 2021 10:13

BWI’s Belgian trade union affiliates on 7 June met with the Royal Belgian Football Association (URBSFA) in Brussels to discuss ways on how the latter can help in promoting migrant workers’ rights and improving their working and living conditions, especially those working in Qatar. Read more...


08 June 2021 07:41

17 months before the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, players and members of the Norwegian football team and the Norwegian Football Federation (NFF) wore t-shirts bearing the message “fair play for migrant workers” before its game against Greece on 6 June. Read more...


19 May 2021 09:11

Recognising the achievements of the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC) in improving the plight of migrant workers in Qatar who laboured the 2022 World Cup infrastructure, the Building and Woodworkers International (BWI) put forward a list of proposals for the effective enforcement of labour reforms in the country.Read more...


10 February 2021 17:03

Work on France's single largest construction site, the 30,000 m2  Olympic Village, will start in the spring of 2021 after getting delayed by a month due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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