February 2014 | This month marked the end of the Sochi Olympic Games and shifted the focus onto Brazil in the lead up to the World Cup in June. WITNESS liaised with NBC to highlight forced evictions as one of the many challenges Brazil is facing.
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January 2013 | WITNESS staff headed to Porto Alegre, Brazil for a 5-day training with 23 participants working on a campaign to ensure fair and adequate resettlement for the roughly 1,500 families facing forced evictions due to the 2014 World Cup.
December 2011 | As a new report estimates that 170,000 face forcible eviction in Brazil’s 12 host cities, WITNESS partners in Brazil launch a video documenting their attempts to deliver a letter to the International Olympic Committee.