The Olympics and Human Rights
The IOC charter states that the Games exist to promote “a peaceful society concerned with the preservation of human dignity.”
Yet, Beijing will host the 2022 Winter Olympics, as the United Nations condemns the Chinese government for herding Uyghurs into concentration camps.
Can the Olympics shine a light on human rights abuses, or do they just glorify the abusers? What are the responsibilities of Canadian sport organisations to ensure that sport lives up to the IOC Charter,?
Wednesday 8th December 2021, 19h00 EST
This online event is being hosted by the Freemen of the City of London of North America. Attendance is free with advance registration.