Seafarers UK joins the HRAS Initiative

David Hammond, founder of HRAS, is delighted to announce that Seafarers UK has leant its weight to the initiative.  Support was kindly gained through Commodore Barry Bryant, CVO, RN, the Director General of Seafarers UK. ABOUT SEAFARERS UK Grant Giving We provide grants to specialist maritime charities and organisations, often small local ones, that are working...

‘Liberty Asia’, the Hong Kong based anti-slavery organisation has joined HRAS to enable expansion into S E Asia

  Slavery occurs when a person is tricked, sold or forced into a highly exploitative, work-related situation, with little or no payment, or few options to escape because of fraudulent debt or threats of violence.   Trafficking or slavery? Whats the difference? Many forms of modern slavery involve human trafficking. ‘Human trafficking’ is commonly...

MARSAFENET Training School “Maritime Security and Safety from Theory to Practice” Procida, Naples (Italy) 01 – 04 July 2014

PLACES STILL AVAILABLE MARSAFENET Training School “Maritime Security and Safety from Theory to Practice”  Procida, Naples (Italy)  01 – 04 July 2014 Host Institute: University of Naples “L’Orientale” Organizers: Prof. Giuseppe Cataldi (University of Naples “L’Orientale”, President of AssidMer), Dr. Gemma Andreone (ISGI-CNR, Marsafenet Chair), Dr. Marco Fasciglione (ISGI-CNR, Marsafenet MC member), Dr. Valentina Rossi...

23-24 June 2014: LONDON: Boat Refugees’ and Migrants at Sea: A Comprehensive Approach Integrating Maritime Security with Human Rights

  The HRAS team will be in attendance at the international conference 23-24 June 2014. Boat Refugees’ and Migrants at Sea: A Comprehensive Approach Integrating Maritime Security with Human Rights 23 June 2014 – 24 June 2014Venue: Senate House, Malet St, London WC1E 7HU The Refugee Law Initiative, University of London, and the Department of...

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