Which language would you like to use this site in? ENGLISH ESPAÑOL FRANÇAIS CLOSE العربية FIFA: TIME TO COMPENSATE MIGRANT WORKERS IN QATAR #PayUpFIFA ©Rudy Chidiac Campaign BUSINESS AND HUMAN RIGHTS CAMPAIGNS CORPORATE ACCOUNTABILITY DISCRIMINATION LABOUR EXPLOITATION MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA MIGRANTS QATAR RIGHT TO WORK Qatar hit the headlines in December 2010 when football’s world governing body FIFA awarded it the right to host the 2022 men’s football World Cup, the first to be held in the Middle East. It was clear that a global event of this magnitude would mean Qatar would need to deploy immense resources and rely on vast manpower to build new stadiums, roads, hotels and other facilities and infrastructure to cater for football fans from across the globe. With migrant workers making up more than 90% of the country’s workforce, it was clear that the weight of delivering these projects would rest overwhelmingly on the shoulders of all those who travelled to Qatar in the hope of securing a better livelihood. TAKE ACTION The road to #Qatar2022 will soon reach its destination.