Union

31 July 2018 05:05

Unia supports World Cup Workers in Qatar

Participants of the Child Labour Marathon

For many years the Swiss union Unia has supported the global campaign for workers rights at mega sporting events.Read more...


30 July 2018 14:46

The BWI is launching the “Decade One Magazine” marking the first ten years of BWI’s work on mega-sporting events. The report describes the struggle of the BWI and its member unions to improve the conditions for workers employed at mega sporting events during the past ten years.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...


05 June 2018 22:30

On 5 June 2018, the Swiss National Compact Point (NCP) responsible for the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises concluded its follow-up on the BWI complaint against FIFA that focused on the 2020 World Cup Games in Qatar.
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07 May 2018 15:26

April 30 2018 - On the eve of May Day in Doha, close to 200 participants attended the BWI “Community Leaders Forum on Workers’ Welfare in the Construction and Allied Sectors” in Doha, Qatar.Read more...