Sport, Modern Slavery and Human Rights APPG

First Registered: 14/03/2018 • Last updated on: 17/11/2021

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To find solutions to pressing human rights problems affecting large-scale sporting events around the world, with a focus on three specific areas: the human rights impacts of the cycle of mega-sporting events, the impacts of the UK Modern Slavery Act on professional sports companies, and discrimination in sport in all its forms.

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Recent Documents related to Sport, Modern Slavery and Human Rights

1. UN Global Compact Network UK - written evidence
16/10/2018 - Inquiry: Modern slavery - Home Affairs Committee
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Found: UN Global Compact's 10 principles that cover human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption - and

2. Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office modern slavery statement 2020 to 2021
25/11/2021 - Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
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Found: 1 Modern Slavery Statement 2020/2021 2 Contents Minister ial Foreword

3. CORE Coalition – Recommended Content for Modern Slavery Statement
14/02/2020 - Home Office
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Found: CONTENT FOR A MODERN SLAVERY STATEMENT 1Introduction Section 54 of the UK Modern Slavery Act (2015) requires

4. Institute for Human Rights and Business - written evidence
16/10/2018 - Inquiry: Modern slavery - Home Affairs Committee
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Found: Institute for Human Rights and BusinessWritten submission from the Institute for Human Rights and Business

5. CORE Coalition – Tackling Modern Slavery Through Human Rights Due Diligence
14/02/2020 - Home Office
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Found: TACKLING MODERN SLAVERY THROUGH HUMAN RIGHTS DUE DILIGENCEAbout this guidance This document has been

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Recent Speeches related to Sport, Modern Slavery and Human Rights

1. Birmingham Commonwealth Games Bill [HL]
03/02/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: sustainability, health and well-being, inclusivity, human rights and local benefit. It is now at the heart of - Speech Link
2: of the noble Lord, Lord Moynihan, concerning human rights and what might be properly considered as belonging - Speech Link

2. Anti-slavery Projects: Commonwealth
04/03/2021 - Grand Committee

1: captured by marauding tribesmen and taken into slavery in a neighbouring country, only to return home - Speech Link

3. Global Human Rights Sanctions Regulations 2020
29/07/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: education for every girl in the world; and on human rights, as we defend media freedoms and protect freedom - Speech Link

4. Birmingham Commonwealth Games Bill [HL]
03/02/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: my confidence about what has been said about human rights, the need to equip our grounds appropriately - Speech Link
2: focused on the health legacy. As was mentioned, Sport England has already invested £10 million in Birmingham - Speech Link
3: that with my honourable friend the Minister for Sport in the other place and make sure that he is aware - Speech Link

5. Human Rights Update
22/03/2021 - Commons Chamber

1: in Xinjiang.This is one of the worst human rights crises of our time and I believe the evidence - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Sport, Modern Slavery and Human Rights
1. Modern Slavery Human Trafficking Unit: Finance
asked by: Chris Evans
25/01/2019
... how much funding from the public purse his Department has allocated to the National Crime Agency's Modern Slavery Human Trafficking Unit.

2. Modern Slavery Act 2015
asked by: Anthony Mangnall
07/10/2020
... what plans she has to introduce penalties for non-compliance with Section 54 of the Modern Slavery Act 2015.

3. Modern Slavery Act 2015
asked by: Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth
08/03/2021
... they are taking as a result of any such assessment.

4. Modern Slavery Act 2015
asked by: Anthony Mangnall
19/04/2021
... when she plans to bring forward proposals to update the Modern Slavery Act 2015.

5. Modern Slavery Act 2015
asked by: Afzal Khan
29/04/2021
... what plans he has to amend the Modern Slavery Act 2015 to ensure that UK companies are not using forced Uyghur labour in their supply chains.

Latest Questions
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5 Current APPG Officers
Baroness Young of Hornsey Portrait
Baroness Young of Hornsey
Co-Chair
Crossbench - Life peer
Joined: 14th March 2018
Lord Coaker Portrait
Lord Coaker
Treasurer
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 2nd June 2021
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Alex Norris MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 0207 219 3899.

Email: alex.norris.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Benafsha Charlick-Delgado, UN Global Compact Network UK, 153-157 Goswell Road, London EC1V 7HD. Tel: 07979 151 184

Email: benafsha.delgado@unglobalcompact.org.uk

Secretariat:

UN Global Compact Network UK acts as the group's secretariat. http://www.unglobalcompact.org.uk/

Group's Website:

http://www.appgshr.org.uk

Benefits in Kind
Date
4 Mar 2021
Source
UN Global Compact Network UK
Description
Secretariat   From : 04/03/2021 To : 03/03/2022
Value
£3,001
Date
4 Mar 2020
Source
UN Global Compact Network UK
Description
Secretariat   From : 04/03/2020 To : 03/03/2021
Value
£3,001
Date
29 Jan 2019
Source
UN Global Compact Network UK
Description
UN Global Compact Network UK is funded by the Institute for Human Rights and Business to act as the group's secretariat   From : 29/01/2019 To : 28/01/2020
Value
£9,001
Date
29 Jan 2018
Source
UN Global Compact Network UK
Description
UN Global Compact Network UK is funded by the Institute for Human Rights and Business to act as the group's secretariat   From : 29/01/2018 To : 28/01/2019
Value
£9,001

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Sport, Modern Slavery and Human Rights APPG