FIFA’s human rights advisory board releases updated statement
FIFA’s human rights advisory board has just issued a formal statement related to its second meeting held in Zurich on October 9th and 10th, 2017.
Launched by world football’s governing body in March 2017, the board has been established following the recommendations of an independent report by Harvard professor John Ruggie. It comprises eight international experts ranging from the United Nations and civil society to trade unions and businesses. Terre des Hommes has been appointed as a member of this human rights advisory board. In joining the board, Terre des Hommes provides, in an independent way, and pro bono, its expertise for human rights and specifically child rights to be addressed across FIFA’s operations.