This collection of cases reflects disputes from the world of sports with human rights at stake. It is a work in progress, capturing past and recent cases that have been dealt with by the listed mechanisms. The aim of this depository is to support representatives of affected persons, lawyers, civil society, and others working on sport and human rights cases to find relevant precedents and other information on sport and human rights cases that have been addressed. We update this collection regularly and welcome input on specific cases to [email protected].
Sports Bodies Mechanisms
Regional Human Rights Courts
Regional Human Rights Courts are legal institutions that apply regional human rights instruments, such as the European Convention on Human Rights, and holds states responsible for braching their obligations under the relevant instruments.
OECD National Contact Points
OECD National Contact Points are institutions established by governments to apply and promote the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises, through handling cases (referred to as “specific instances”) as a non-judicial grievance mechanism. To date, 50 governments have an NCP.