What have we learned from the FIFA corruption/RICO cases? What do we now know about how Russia and Qatar managed to secure the right to host the 2018 and 2022 World Cups?
Have we entered a new era with respect to accountability for corruption and human rights abuses in connection with mega sporting events? Who could be the next target for accountability?
The International Bar Association is sponsoring a panel discussion to discuss these and related questions.
When: September 18, 2018 | 12:30 – 2:00 pm
(Registration and Lunch from 12:00 – 12:30 pm
Where: Arent Fox LLP
1717 K Street, NW (3rd Floor)
The panel includes:
Ken Bensinger, an investigative journalist and author of the bestselling book, Red Card
David Larkin, the co-director of one of the first sport anti-corruption groups in the world, ChangeFIFA
Minky Worden, of Human Rights Watch, a leading authority on human rights abuses in connection with mega-sporting events such as the World Cup
Michael Maya (moderator), the director on the International Bar Association’s North America office in DC
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