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Sporting Chance Forum 2021

Sporting Chance Forum 2021

Join the Centre for Sport & Human Rights for their Sporting Chance Forum virtually to learn and share knowledge on sport and human rights.


Mon, 10/04/2021 to Thu, 10/07/2021

The Sporting Chance Forum is back!

The Sporting Chance Forum will be returning this year in virtual format. Running from the 4-7 October 2021 the event will bring together a diverse group of stakeholders across the world of sport and human rights to share knowledge, learnings, progress and more.

Find out more and register for your free place now.


4 October

  • 10:00 CET: Sport Ecosystem – Embedding Human Rights in a Time of Crisis & Conflict
  • 12:00 CET: MSE Host Cities and Countries Perspectives – From a Human Rights-Based Approach to a Game Changer Host
  • 14:00 CET: Sport, Climate & Human Rights
  • 16:00 CET: Sex and Gender in Sport’s Policy: A Human Rights Perspective

5 October


  • 14:00 CET: Freedom of Expression – Athlete Voice & Activism
  • 16:00 CET: Essentials for Broadcasters + Journalists in High Risk Context
  • 18:00 CET: Protecting and Safeguarding the Wellbeing of Affected Persons Throughout the Remedy Process

6 October

  • 10:00 CET: Building Sustainable Mega Sport Events: A Foundation in Human Rights
  • 14:00 CET: Rights of Child Athletes – When Does Participation Risk Being Exploitative. Issues Around Over-training and Child Labour
  • 16:00 CET: Forging a Responsible Sport Leadership & Culture. Addressing Risk, Preventing Harm, Creating Opportunity. New Mindset & Good Systems (Abuse and Wider Human Rights Issues)

7 October

  • 12:00 CET: Health and Wellbeing in times of COVID
  • 14:00 CET: MSEs and Respecting Worker Rights – Beyond Compliance
  • 16:00 CET: Emerging Trends in Sport and Human Rights
  • 18:00 CET: Moving from Compliance to Sustainable Change

Please note all sessions will be in English with session recordings in multi-language subtitles released soon after the event. There will be a post-forum report published in English, French and Spanish.

  • Find out more about the event and how to register here



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