Human Rights at Sea Arbitration Project Webinar videos available to view

Press Release

12 August 2020

London. UK. Following the 9 July Webinar ‘Arbitration as a Means of Effective Remedy for Human Rights abuses at Sea‘ exploring the ongoing joint project with the Paris-based arbitration practice from Shearman & Sterling LLP, the webinar videos are now available to review via the charity’s YouTube channel.


  • Alex Marcopoulos, Counsel, Shearman & Sterling LLP
  • Elise Edson (Moderator), Senior Associate, Shearman & Sterling LLP
  • Prof. Diane Desierto, Professor of Human Rights Law and Global Affairs, Keough School for Global Affairs
  • Martin Doe, Senior Legal Counsel, Permanent Court of Arbitration
  • Prof. Dr. Anna Petrig, Chair of International Law and Public Law at the University of Basel (Switzerland)
  • John Gaffney (Moderator), Senior Counsel, Al Tamimi & Co.
  • Prof. Emmanuel Gaillard, Partner and Global Head of Disputes, Shearman & Sterling LLP
  • James M. Turner QC, Counsel, Quadrant Chambers, London, UK
  • Robin Willing, Senior Sustainability Officer, NIBC Bank N.V.
  • Eric Dawicki, Founder & CEO Commonwealth of Dominica Maritime Registry Inc.
  • David Hammond Esq. Barrister (Non-Practising), CEO, Human Rights at Sea

New Project Platform

Coming soon will be the new web-platform dedicated to the Human Rights at Sea Arbitration project which will include all materials, presentations, key documents, as well as full details of the pathway of development towards a new ad hoc arbitration tribunal dedicated to helping to enforce victim’s rights.



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