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Thursday 17 and Friday 18 November, The world devotes two days to the debates triggered by the organization of the World Cup 2022 in Qatar (November 20-December 18). Corruption, human rights, environment… Journalists, researchers and NGOs will answer your questions about the scandals linked to the organization of the World Cup.

The first part of this second day will be devoted to human rights, and more particularly to the conditions of treatment of workers mobilized to prepare for the World Cup. Quentin Müller, journalist specializing in the Arabian Peninsula, co-author of the book The Oil Man’s Slaves (ed. Marchialy), will answer your questions from 11:30 a.m.

This afternoon, a look back at the environmental damage and the carbon footprint of this World Cup. Can we still hope to organize this type of event without major ecological damage? Mael Besson, former head of ecological transition at the French Ministry of Sports and former sports spokesperson for WWF, and Stéphane Mandard, journalist for the Planet of the Worldwill lead the chat from 3 p.m.

Thursday, The world had questioned the dilemma of the boycott of the competition, with Lola Schulmann (advocacy officer at Amnesty International France) and Carole Gomez (specialist in the geopolitics of sport), before returning to the suspicions of corruption hovering over the awarding of the World Cup to Qatar, with our journalist Rémi Dupré .

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Special file. All our articles dedicated to the World Cup can be found here.

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