Past Event: Sporting Chance Forum 2018

Past Event

12 Dec 2018 9:00am to 13 Dec 2018 5:00pm (CET)

UNESCO Headquarters, 125 avenue de Suffren, 75007, Paris, France

A view of paris from a high vantage point. The Eifel tower is the key focus of the image in the middle distance.

The third annual Sporting Chance Forum brings together 250+ high-level delegates from a broad range of stakeholders to drive progress towards a world of sport that fully respects human rights. 

Representatives of affected groups, governments, sports bodies, trade unions, sponsors, NGOs, broadcasters, National Human Rights Institutions, and intergovernmental organisations will gather in Paris at UNESCO, the UN’s lead agency for Physical Education and Sport, under the backdrop of the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

Hosted by the new Centre for Sport and Human Rights in partnership with UNESCO and the Institute for Human Rights and Business (IHRB), this year's Forum will cover a diversity of geographies and issues including child safeguarding, athletes’ rights, worker safety, fan monitoring, media freedom, and community wellbeing.   

The event is by invitation only. Please enquire with [email protected] if interested in attending. For information on agenda and speakers, please visit the event portal

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