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Human Rights Risk Mitigation in the Sports Context

31st January 2017

Author - MSE Platform

Not all adverse impacts caused by the lifecycle of developing and delivering a mega-sporting event will be preventable. Where there is potential for harm to occur, stakeholders must identify, mitigate and remediate those impacts, as outlined in the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights and related international standards.

This White Paper focuses on the risks of (a) forced labour and human trafficking and (b) security and policing, identifying mitigation steps for each that have the potential to reduce the adverse effects of those impacts.

Read the report on IHRB's website.