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Sports Governing Bodies and Human Rights Due Diligence

31st January 2017

Author - MSE Platform

This White Paper explores how the provisions laid out in the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights relate to sports governing bodies.

It additionally starts to pinpoint some of the areas that may need to be prioritised in order to demonstrate respect for human rights, including around the integration of human rights considerations into the bidding requirements for mega-sporting events

Like others in business before them, there is an opportunity for the sports sector to learn from ongoing efforts within the wider business community, as well as to take advantage of expertise and insights offered from civil society, trade unions, governments, intergovernmental bodies and other human rights experts.

Read the report on IHRB's website.