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IBA Event: Corruption and Human Rights Abuses — FIFA and the World Cup (September 18)

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)
Washington, DCW

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

Click here to RSVP.

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  1. An excellent initiative. A bit far to come from New Zealand for a couple of hours! will there be a transcript? Thanks and cheers, JP

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