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2024 Olympic Bid Evaluation - A Human Rights Review of LA and Paris

25th July 2017

On 5th July 2017 the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) Evaluation Commission 2024 published its assessment of the LA and Paris bids for the 2024 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games. The Evaluation report focuses on four broad categories: Games Concept, Games Experience, Sustainability and Legacy, and Games Delivery.This briefing...

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UEFA and OIF Join Mega-Sporting Events Platform for Human Rights

20th July 2017

UEFA (the Union of European Football Associations) and the OIF (Organisation internationale de la Francophonie) have joined the Steering Committee of the Mega-Sporting Events Platform for Human Rights (MSE Platform). The MSE Platform is an emerging multi-stakeholder coalition of international and intergovernmental organisations, governments, sports...

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World Federation of the Sporting Goods Industry Endorses Sporting Chance Principles

23rd May 2017

The World Federation of the Sporting Goods Industry (WFSGI) has endorsed the Sporting Chance Principles on Mega-Sporting Events and Human Rights.Produced to further the efforts of the Mega-Sporting Events Platform for Human Rights (“MSE Platform”), the Principles aim to underpin the common...

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FIFA Joins Mega-Sporting Events Platform for Human Rights

25th April 2017

FIFA – the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (International Federation of Association Football) – football’s global governing body, has joined the Steering Committee of the Mega-Sporting Events Platform for Human Rights (MSE Platform).The MSE Platform is an emerging multi-stakeholder coalition of...

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11 White Papers Published on Mega-Sporting Events and Human Rights

31st January 2017

Today, the Mega-Sporting Events Platform for Human Rights (MSE Platform) publishes the Sporting Chance White Papers, a series of 11 white papers that present the latest thinking, practice, and debate in relation to key human rights issues involved in the planning, construction, delivery, and legacy of mega-sporting events. Each...

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