Recommendations for Consideration in the United 2026 Human Rights Scorecard: Action Plan on Children

This guidance was developed through a collective effort by more than 30 leading child rights and sports experts from around the world.

This document presents recommendations for consideration in the United 2026 Human Rights Scorecard Action Plan on Children and contains 1) an overview of the risks to children in relation to mega sporting events, and 2) a series of core questions, the answers for which are ‘indicators’ of the extent to which a city and/or municipality is child-friendly. In other words, the level to which it has made a commitment to the protection, safeguarding and the well-being of children in line with internationally recognized child rights

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