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Host Actors and Human Rights Due Diligence in the Sports Context

31st January 2017

Author - MSE Platform

Based on a case study from the Commonwealth Games, this White Paper explores the human rights duties and responsibilities of mega-sporting event (MSE) ‘hosts’, defined as the event organising committees and their local and national government counterparts.

It reviews frameworks including UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights and Children’s Rights and Business Principles as appropriate roadmaps for implementation by the state and private sector actors engaged in MSE delivery and legacy realisation.

Read more on IHRB's website.