In reaction to the statement by the chairman of the adjudicatory chamber of the independent Ethics Committee, FIFA has issued a statement.
As part of an ongoing consultation process, the task force set up by the FIFA Executive Committee to assess options for the international match calendar 2018-2024 met at the Home of FIFA in Zurich today, 3 November 2014.
The FIFA Executive Committee has held its first meeting of 2014, with the topics including working conditions in Qatar, the progress being made in Israel and Palestine and Kosovo's FIFA-approved debut.
FIFA and the BWI have met to discuss labour rights and working conditions in Qatar, where the FIFA World Cup will be staged in 2022.
The Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy in Qatar shall provide FIFA by 12 February 2014 with a detailed report on the improvement of working conditions in Qatar.
FIFA President Joseph S. Blatter and the President of the DGB and ITUC, Michael Sommer, today agreed that fair working conditions must be introduced quickly, consistently and on a sustained basis in Qatar.