World Rugby said on Monday “fully endorse the conclusions and action plan communicated by the French Ministry of Sports today regarding the social climate within the France 2023 Organizing Committee (GIP France 2023)”.
This press release follows the announcement by the Ministry of Sports of the layoff “as a precaution with immediate effect” of Claude Atcher, direct general of the GIP, after the revelations of The Teamin June, on the extremely deteriorated social climate within the organizing committee.
“World Rugby is deeply concerned by the allegations presented in the French media”
“World Rugby is deeply concerned by the allegations presented in the French media. The welfare of the rugby family is paramount and central to the values of unity, inclusion and togetherness that embody the Rugby World Cup.”continues the international body.
“While noting that the labor inspection investigation is ongoing, World Rugby’s immediate priority is to continue to provide its support and expertise to the France 2023 Organizing Committee in order to deliver a World Cup together. exceptional rugby in France. »