Tim Noonan

Director, Campaigns and Communications, International Trade Union Confederation

Tim Noonan is Director of Campaigns and Communications at the International Trade Union Confederation, the global organisation representing 180 million workers from 333 affiliated organisations in 162 countries. 

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He leads the ITUC’s work on global sports events and their impacts on workers’ rights and human rights in general.  This has included campaigning to end the exploitation of child labour and other workers’ rights violations in the production of footballs and other licensed merchandise in the 1990’s, coordinating ITUC’s activities within the Play Fair campaigns around Olympics and FIFA World Cup events, and most recently concerning the situation of migrant workers involved in the infrastructure programme in the lead up to the planned 2022 association football World Cup in Qatar.