The evidence submitted by the APPG on Sport, Modern Slavery and Human Rights to the House of Lords Select Committee’s National Plan for Sport and Recreation inquiry has been published. You can access it here.
The APPG on Sport, Modern Slavery and Human Rights has gathered evidence to inform its submission to the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) Committee’s inquiry regarding the impact of COVID-19 on sport. This submission has been prepared by the Centre for Sport and Human Rights, and features contributions from the World Players Association, Women in Sport, FARE Network and Mission 89. Furthermore, it has been informed by the opinions of over 100 people from within the UK sports industry who attended a consultation webinar organised by the UN Global Compact UK Network on 16 June 2020.
The APPG on Sport, Modern Slavery and Human Rights announced a call for evidence into pressing human rights problems affecting large scale sporting events around the world. Please see below for the submissions received in response to this call for evidence:
- Ardea International
- BT plc
- Impactt Limited
- International Learning Lab on Public Procurement and Human Rights
Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission
- Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy [This organisation chose not to publicly disclose]
- Modern Slavery: The trafficking of African minors to European football leagues by Ini-Obong Nkang
- The response of Premiership football clubs to the Modern Slavery Act by Dan Firth
- UNICEF UK