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Diverse Coalition Commits to Making Human Rights Central to Mega-Sporting Events

14th June 2016

Author - MSE Platform

Mega sporting events have the potential to help catalyse greater respect for human rights and international labour standards. The efforts of public and private actors involved in the delivery of these events contribute to a range of benefits including new jobs, improved infrastructure such as public transport and digital access, increased tourism and the promotion of healthy life styles. Each major sporting event has the potential to bring lasting positive social impacts. To address these challenges, a diverse group of stakeholders has come together to advance dialogue and cooperation. 

Read the statement here.