Sports Campaign

Published on 17 November 2016 14:23

Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy and BWI sign MoU for joint inspections on 2022 FIFA World Cup projects

15 November 2016 - The Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy (SC), the organisation responsible for delivering the infrastructure required for the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar™, today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Building and Wood Workers’ International (BWI). Read more...


Published on 14 November 2016 08:25

In 2016, the BWI launched the 2018 World Cup News Digest. Read more...


Published on 14 November 2016 08:23

International sporting organizations must take their responsibility to stop human rights abuses around mega sports events, the Czech-American tennis legend Martina Navratilova told. Read more...


Published on 25 October 2016 20:31

Last week 37 Filipino workers in Qatar finally got their up to 6-months delayed wages paid out by their employer – the international engineering company Mercury Engineering Qatar. Read more...


Published on 25 October 2016 19:56

On 7th of October 2016 fatal accident happened on the World Cup Stadium in St. Petersburg. Read more...


Published on 25 October 2016 19:53

One worker died and another was injured in two accidents that occurred during the dismantling of the temporary structures of the Olympic and Paralympic Games 2016 that took place this August and September. Read more...


Published on 08 September 2016 11:14

The 4th Global Power Trade Union Congress, that was held in Chicago, United States last week has passed resolutions to support two of BWI’s global campaigns, the ‘Stop the Attacks on Korean Unions” and the ‘Red Card for FIFA’ campaign. Read more...


Published on 08 September 2016 11:06

FIFA, the Local Organising Committee (LOC), the Building and Wood Workers' International (BWI), and the Russian Construction Workers Union (RBWU) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to collaborate in ensuring decent and safe working conditions for the construction and renovation of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ stadiums. Read more...


Published on 08 September 2016 11:03

On July 28th trade unions from all over Brazil gathered to pay tribute to the workers killed and injured at Olympic worksites in Rio de Janeiro. Read more...