Is FIFA doing enough to ensure that the World Cup is not complicit in human rights abuses?

  • 02 May 2016 |
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Given the increasing concerns that mega sport events, such as the World Cup, contribute to human rights abuses, what is the role and responsibility of FIFA in protecting human rights? 
The Khalifa International Stadium in Doha. The Khalifa International Stadium in Doha.

Amnesty calls for greater accountability at sport mega-events

  • 28 Apr 2016 |
  • News
Amnesty Switzerland’s 2016 general assembly included a round table on mega sporting events and human rights. Sibylle Freiermuth from sportanddev.org attended the event and shares her insights.

How surfing can be a tool in training for life

  • 25 Apr 2016 |
  • News
What more can we learn from surfing than simply how to slide along the waves? The answers became apparent when we took a group of children from a disadvantaged neighborhood and used surf lessons as a tool for their personal development.
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