Cycling Ulster have signed up to a new Declaration on Sport and Human Rights that has been created by the NI Human Rights Commission and NI Commonwealth Games Council. 

The Declaration acknowledges the potential of sport to advance the human rights of everyone, and sets out a number of commitments to ensuring that sport is used to advance the protection of all who are impacted by sport.

Conal Heatley of the NI Commonwealth Games Council presented a copy of the declaration at the Cycling Ulster AGM on Saturday 2nd November.

Speaking after the presentation, Cycling Ulster Vice Chair, Julie Rea said:

“Cycling Ulster are pleased to adopt the Declaration on Sport and Human Rights.

“Sport can play a major role in advancing the human rights of everyone and we look forward to embedding the commitments set out in the Declaration for Cycling Ulster in the time ahead.”