IOC human rights framework includes best practices for future Games hosts selection

President of the International Olympic Committee, Thomas Bach, speaks ahead of the 2022 World Athletics Championships (by Andy Lyons/Getty Images for World Athletics)

The International Olympic Committee has approved a Strategic Framework on Human Rights, which will partly serve to cover the staging of future editions of the Olympic Games.

Approved by the IOC’s Executive Board as a two-day meeting came to a close on Friday, the Framework will seek to fundamentally shape the working practices of the IOC, the Olympic Games and the Olympic Movement, ensuring that human rights are respected within their respective remits.

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