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contribution that every worker has made and I do apologise to every worker that you've talked to and that has been living in hard conditions."Professor Ruggie denied media reports Qatar could lose the World Cup because of its human rights record."The report is not designed to exclude countries by definition, otherwise we'd only have World Cups in Norway," he said.
Federico Addiechi, FIFA's head of corporate social responsibility, said football's governing body in the past did not view anything concerned with World Cup stadium construction as its "problem" ©Yasuyoshi Chiba (AFP/File) Foreign labourers working on the construction site of the Al-Wakrah stadium, one of Qatar's 2022 World Cup venues, walk back to their accomodation on May 4, 2015.
Marwan Naamani (AFP/File) FIFA President Gianni Infantino (R) listens to Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin (L) during a visit to the Luzhniki Stadium, which is under construction for the 2018 World Cup, on April 19, 2016 ©Evgeny Samarin (Moscow Government Press service/AFP) A computer-generated image of the Khalifa International Stadium in Doha FIFA sets up worker welfare body for Qatar World Cup | Daily Mail Online.
FIFA sets up worker welfare body for Qatar World Cup ByReuters Published: 06:46 EST, 22 April 2016 | Updated: 06:47 EST, 22 April 2016 e-mail DOHA, April 22 (Reuters) - The head of soccer's world governing body FIFA sought on Friday to ease fears of human rights abuses in construction of stadiums for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, announcing plans for a special group to monitor working conditions.Gianni Infantino said Qatar, the tournament's first Arab host, supported the initiative. Efforts to ensure better welfare for workers were, he added, going in the right direction.