Mon. Dec 5th, 2022

The second version of the Discussion board on Sport and Human Rights, organised by the Enlarged Partial Settlement on Sport (EPAS), will happen on 30 November 2022 in hybrid format (Strasbourg and on-line).

The central theme of the Discussion board can be freedom of expression. The occasion will revolve round 4 topic areas:

Freedom of expression of athletes,
Freedom of the press,
Gender equality and the media, and
Combating hate speech in sport.

4 thematic periods can be adopted by 4 breakout workshops, which can permit contributors to debate the problems in additional element.

Representatives of governments, the game motion and NGOs, in addition to academicians, journalists, athletes and specialists, will current the scenario of their areas of competence, focus on recurrent challenges and share concepts and options for taking issues ahead.

Participation is by invitation solely, nonetheless members of the general public are invited to look at the morning periods (9am – 12.30pm) through the webstream hyperlink that can be offered quickly.


Freedom of expression is laid down in Article 10 of the European Conference on Human Rights:

“1. Everybody has the fitting to freedom of expression. This proper shall embody freedom to carry opinions and to obtain and impart info and concepts with out interference by public authority and no matter frontiers. This Article shall not stop States from requiring the licensing of broadcasting, tv or cinema enterprises.

2. The train of those freedoms, because it carries with it duties and tasks, could also be topic to such formalities, circumstances, restrictions or penalties as are prescribed by regulation and are vital in a democratic society, within the pursuits of nationwide safety, territorial integrity or public security, for the prevention of dysfunction or crime, for the safety of well being or morals, for the safety of the fame or rights of others, for stopping the disclosure of data obtained in confidence, or for sustaining the authority and impartiality of the judiciary.)”


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