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Statement on LGBTIQ rights at FWC Qatar 2022

LGBTIQ+ rights and the FIFA Mens World Cup Qatar 2022 We are a grouping of organisations who support the rights of LGBTIQ+ persons. We have come together to highlight discrimination and exclusion against the LGBTIQ+ community particularly in relation to the FIFA Mens World Cup Qatar 2022. We support the rights of LGBTIQ+ persons and highlight articles 3 and 4 of the FIFA statutes on human rights and countering discrimination, and mention of the same within the joint sustainability strategy agreed between FIFA and the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy. People of diverse sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions, [...]

2022-09-28T18:49:07+02:00Wednesday, September 28th, 2022 @ 18:49|Categories: 2022, Football|Tags: |0 Comments

Briefing note: LGBTIQ+ rights and the FIFA Mens World Cup Qatar 2022

The FIFA Men’s World Cup Qatar 2022 presents a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for the state of Qatar to showcase its technical abilities and prowess to host the world’s most watched sports competition. A sport that reaches every corner of the world and can contribute to tolerance, human understanding and equality. In 2020 an international grouping of sixteen LGBTIQ+ led and focused organisations concerned about the lack of protections being offered to LGBTIQ+ people by FIFA and the host country organisers of the 2022 World Cup (the Qatar Supreme Committee (SC)) began to meet to define a series of questions about [...]

2022-03-31T20:06:09+02:00Thursday, March 31st, 2022 @ 20:06|Categories: 2022, Football|Tags: |0 Comments