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FIFA in Focus

As FIFA Ethics and Regulations Watch, our main focus is to monitor the main body of football (FIFA). FIFA has gained a lot of power since its foundation in 1904. A power that reaches far beyond football. Our aim is to check if FIFA is executing its major responsibility according to its own ethical standards and regulations and in constant abidance with the international law and human rights.

Your Chance to Vote in the FIFA Annual Awards

In 2016, FIFA launched a new set of annual accolades. The Best FIFA Football Awards™ were designed to highlight excellence and recognise dedication and...

10 Lessons from the World Cup

Now that the World Cup is over, we can take a step back and review the event in the round. Here are ten lessons we...

FERW letter to FIFA in the Daily Telegraph

FERW has written to FIFA, jointly signed with a senior backbench MP, inviting it to pursue a new and simple policy. It has the...

Birmingham event on 3 October: a general invite

You are invited to attend a FERW public meeting on Monday 3rd October 14.45 - 15.45 "Do politics and football go together?" Speakers: James Sunderland MP, Mike Wood...

100 Days to World Cup: FIFA Needs to Maintain its Game

Background FERW has been campaigning to ensure workers and staff striving to make the World Cup a success are treated professionally and fairly. After a...

Think tank endorses FIFA’s assessment of improvements to human and worker rights in Qatar

A leading sports think tank, FIFA Ethics & Regulations Watch (FERW), has endorsed FIFA's recent assessment of improvements to human and worker rights in...

Holding the World Cup every two years will devalue this global event, writes Neil...

FIFA could spark the biggest crisis in football history if they push ahead with their unnecessary money grab of a World Cup every two...

In China, FIFA’s Focus Is Soccer, Not Human Rights

(The New York Times) - FIFA, the international body governing global soccer, has come under heavy criticism in recent years for awarding two World...

Switzerland: FIFA’s transfer reforms are a cover for ‘organised crime’

(InsideWorldFootball) - FIFA’s move to reform the player transfer market are unlikely to go far enough to appease critics who say that in reality...

FIFA explain why City avoid transfer ban but Chelsea didn’t

(Football365) - A FIFA spokesman has explained why Manchester City have succeeded where Chelsea failed in avoiding a transfer ban, the Mirror reports. City have been fined £315,000 by the governing body...

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