Sunday 04 December 2022, 19:45

FIFA President discusses future co-operation with ILO to benefit workers worldwide

  • Gianni Infantino met ILO delegation led by Gilbert F. Houngbo in Doha

  • Discussions centred on future cooperation including the establishment of a Memorandum of Understanding between the two organisations

  • FIFA Foundation executive chairman Mauricio Macri participated in the meeting

FIFA President Gianni Infantino has met an International Labour Organization (ILO) delegation in Doha led by Director-General, Gilbert F. Houngbo to discuss future cooperation between the two organisations, including the celebration of an Memorandum of Understanding between the two organisations. “We have been engaging with the ILO for a number of years and we want to make sure our fruitful cooperation will continue in the future,” said President Infantino. “The strengthening of the relation of FIFA and the ILO is also part of the legacy of the FIFA World Cup 2022, namely via the Legacy Fund that we will create, and which will be dedicated to workers throughout the world.” The executive chairman of the FIFA foundation, Mauricio Macri and the head of the ILO’s Project Office for the State of Qatar, Max Tuñón, also took part in the meeting.