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Play the Game 2017 - Athletes rights and monopoly powers
Monday 27 November 2017 11.50-13.00
Chair: Tine Rindum Teilmann
Jürgen Mittag, University Professor, Institute of European Sport Development and Leisure Studies, German Sport University Cologne: Towards new modes of conflict and representation? The rise of labor relations in European sport
Maximilian Seltmann, Research Assistant, Institute of European Sport Development and Leisure Studies, German Sport University Cologne: Employment Relations within the Olympic Movement: Consequences of the Monopoly Power of Organized Sport
Brendan Schwab, Executive Director, World Players Association, UNI Global Union: Embedding the human rights of athletes in world sport
Nikki Dryden, Olympian & Attorney, Independent: Can World Sport Embrace Human Rights?
Laura Robinson, Freelance Journalist: Not Above the Law: Using Human Rights Laws to Address Abuse Allegations in Sport
Panel debate, Q&A
Play the Game 2017 operated under the subtitle “Riding waves of change" and gathered around 400 journalists, scientists and sport officials on the 26-30th of November in Eindhoven, The Netherlands.
Play the Game is an international conference and communication initiative aiming to strengthen the ethical foundation of sport and promote democracy, transparency and freedom of expression in sport. It is run by the Danish Institute for Sports Studies (Idan), an independent institution set up by the Danish Ministry of Culture. The task of Idan is to create overview over and insight into the field of sport nationally and internationally.