Prioritising human rights in sport is the key to a strong, sustainable recovery. The General Assembly of the United Nations proclaimed the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) on 10 December, 1948. It represents a common standard of...Learn more
Factors influencing the migration of young footballers to Europe in pursuit of sporting success The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) is the standard-bearer for all issues pertaining to the rights of children especially in...Learn more
The worldwide coverage garnered by competitions such as the UEFA Champions League and the English Premier League – which attract the best players, large investments, fan following well into the millions of supporters from every continent...Learn more
PRESS STATEMENT July 30, 2019 Executive Director, Lerina Bright Statement of the Mission 89 Executive Director on World Day against Trafficking in Persons 2019 Almost two years after the establishment of Mission 89, we remain steadfast and...Learn more
Mission 89 is featured in Sunday Mirror investigation into fake agents and “child trafficking hell”.
The Sunday Mirror newspaper in the UK has investigated the links between trafficking and professional clubs in Britain in a report headlined: “Fake agents tricking thousands of football-loving kids into child trafficking hell”. The...Learn more