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03 March 2020 09:45

2019 BWI-SC JWG Report on Joint Inspections in Qatar Released

 

Every year since joint inspections began in Qatar based on the memorandum of Understanding signed in late 2016 between BWI and the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy of Qatar, established for the 2022 FIFA World Cup, the Joint Working Group (JWG) has made a report.Read more...


03 February 2020 07:36

FIFA released its World Cup Sustainability Strategy Report focusing on the World Cup Games in Qatar in 2022.. the report was developed and agreed by FIFA, the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy and the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 LLC (Q22). It covers human rights, with a focus on worker rights, as well as the environment (for example, use of water, re-cycling, and reducing carbon emissions) as well as the impact on the local economy, governance and ethical issues.
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07 October 2019 08:12

The global union federation BWI has today released a second report highlighting how Tokyo 2020 construction workers lives are still at risk, while rampant subcontracting is putting downward pressure on workers’ wages.

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09 October 2018 08:27

News related to TokyoRead more...


03 October 2018 21:01

On 28 September the BWI and its Japanese Affiliates Council (BWI-JAC) held an international forum looking at the risks to human rights involved in the preparation for the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics. Read more...


27 June 2018 07:22

The goal of the new centre is to foster respect for human rights in relation to big sport events. Read more...


14 June 2018 09:57

Today, on the opening of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia, the BWI and its 12 million members around the world express condolences to the families of the twenty-one construction workers who died during construction of World Cup stadiums. Read more...


12 June 2018 10:10

New advice to FIFA on the World Cup 2018 and 2026 Bid EvaluationRead more...


07 June 2018 11:26

The BWI today launches a report that reveals serious violations of workers’ rights at the stadium construction sites for the 2018 World Cup in Russia.Read more...