Anastasia Papapetrou joins the Human Rights at Sea Internship Programme

Press Release

 25th February 2019

London.UK.  Anastasia Papapetrou recently joined Human Rights at Sea’s Internship Programme to conduct remote legal research on the topic of Criminalisation of Maritime Search and Rescue, and other matters in support of the charity’s on-going advocacy work.

Anastasia’s  internship with Human Rights at Sea is kindly supported by The Fishmongers’ Company, Fisheries Charitable Trust Targeted Academic Sponsorship Programme (Internship at a Masters Level). Anastasia is, at the same time, completing her LLM in International Law from the University of Westminster on a part-time basis.

Andrew Wallace, Fisheries Director, The Fishmongers’ Company commented:

“As part of our Fisheries Targeted Academic sponsorship programme, The Fishmongers’ Company’s Fisheries Charitable Trust is happy to provide financial support for interns building their skills and experience across seafood, maritime and conservation sectors. Anastasia’s research with Human Rights at Sea turns the spotlight on an important issue in contemporary maritime law, of relevance to seafarers in the UK and abroad, and we’re proud to sponsor her while she undertakes this work”.

David Hammond, Trustee and Founder of Human Rights at Sea commented:

“On behalf of Human Rights at Sea’s Trustees, we are delighted to have Anastasia as our latest intern, offering her the opportunity to develop further her research skills and to work on such a timely topic such as the criminalisation of civil society maritime search and rescue activities. We are thankful to the Fishmongers’ Company for supporting Anastasia in her career, and for supporting the charity’s varied and wide-ranging human rights work”.



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