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Launch of Centre for Sport and Human Rights
First of its Kind Centre to Foster Respect for Human Rights in Sport Launched

On 26th June 2018, the Centre for Sport and Human Rights was launched in Geneva.  The Centre will operate globally, supporting all actors including host organising committees and sports bodies, and affected groups such as workers and unions, athletes, communities, journalists, volunteers and fans, to share knowledge, build capacity, and strengthen accountability. | Read more.
Guiding Questions for Broadcasters and Sponsors

Tools to help mitigate human rights impacts of mega-sporting events:
Sport, Broadcasting and Human Rights - Guiding Questions  | Read now
Sport, Sponsorship and Human Rights - Guiding Questions  | Read now
The Mega-Sporting Event Lifecycle Now Available in French and Japanese

This Guide, which presents elements of good human rights practice that event hosts should integrate into their planning, delivery, and legacy, is now available in French and Japanese. | Read now
The Global Forum For Responsible Recruitment
The Global Forum on Responsible Recruitment and Employment took place on the 11th-12th June 2018 in Singapore. The event brought together global brands, suppliers, recruitment agencies, governments, and NGOs to examine how implementing ethical recruitment is vital in protecting workers from modern slavery.
  • Speech: Mars Inc CEO Grant Reid addresses 2018 Global Forum on Responsible Recruitment and Employment  | Read now
  • Meeting Report  | Read now
  • A series of guest mini blogs reflecting outcomes  | Read now
Latest Commentary & Podcasts
Speaking Up - A Growing Advocacy Dimension to Corporate Leadership on Human Rights | Read now

Do It Just: Has Nike Started a New Trend? | Read now

Eradicating Recruitment Fees is Crucial for Tackling Modern Slavery | Read now

Which Companies are Serious About Human Rights? | Read now

Podcast: Lazarus Tamana on the Ogoni struggle in Nigeria  |  Listen now
2018 TIP Report: Despite Shortcomings, An Opportunity for Continued Advocacy in Southeast Asia | Read now

Confronting Chaos and Confusion on Child and Migrant Rights | Read now

Children’s Rights and Business – Stuck in the “Too Difficult” Box? | Read now

Progress on Embedding Human Rights within Commonwealth Sports Policy | Read now
Latest Reports and Submissions
Responsible Recruitment - Addressing Gaps in Protections for Migrant Workers | Read now

CHRB publishes 2018 Progress Report  | Read now
Progress since the introduction of UK Modern Slavery Act - IHRB's submission | Read now

IHRB calls for a Central Registry of Modern Slavery Statements | Read now
IHRB Academy Business & Human Rights Course

IHRB continues its business and human rights masters-level course in Bergen, with guest faculty including human rights experts from Bahrain, India, Norway, Switzerland, and the United States, and senior executives from Anglo American Corp, Equinor, Telenor, and Unilever | Find out more

Job Vacancies

Vacancy - Chief Executive, Centre for Sport and Human Rights

The Centre for Sport and Human Rights, hosted by IHRB, is recruiting for a Chief Executive to be based in Geneva  | Find out more

Vacancy - Japan Consultant, Centre for Sport and Human Rights

The Centre for Sport and Human Rights is also recruiting for a Japan Consultant. Based in Tokyo, 2.5 days per week, from November 2018 | Find out more

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