Submission to UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights and the Environment

Tragedy in the Marine Commons: The Intertwined Exploitation of Ocean Ecosystems and Fisheries Workers Alongside eight other internationally recognised NGOs, Human Rights at Sea has been engaged with and leant its weight to a core working group looking at the continued exploitation of fisheries workers at sea and the connections between human rights and...

Press Release: IMHR 2016 Conference Review

PRESS RELEASE IMMEDIATE ‘Application of human rights throughout the maritime environment at all times without exception’. IMHR 2016 Conference Review. A week after the inaugural International Maritime Human Rights (IMHR) conference took place on Wednesday 14 September 2016, at The Royal College of Surgeons in London, the positive repercussions of the event continue to...

Huge support for first IMHR Conference

Huge support from industry, government, NGOs, maritime charities and the Press indicates that next week’s inaugural ground-breaking International Maritime Human Rights Conference will make an indelible and long-lasting impression on all those who attend. Hard-hitting and direct, it will draw global attention to the welfare of seafarers and their working conditions, exposing some of...

HRAS recognised in Union of International Associations Yearbook

Human Rights at Sea is pleased to be listed and recognised in the Union of International Associations Yearbook alongside over 68,000 other major International Organisations. About The UIA is an independent research institute and serves as a repository for current and historical information on the work of international associations, including International Nongovernmental Organizations (INGOs)...

Sign up now for the first International Maritime Human Rights Conference

Sign up now for the first International Maritime Human Rights Conference ‘We welcome this first International Maritime Human Rights conference as a wonderful opportunity to shine a spotlight on the human rights of seafarers and fishers.’ Martin Foley National Director, Apostleship of the Sea With only three weeks to go before this ground-breaking event, Martin...

Press Release: Ethical Corporation partners with Human Rights at Sea

PRESS RELEASE Immediate Human Rights at Sea is very pleased to announce that it has partnered with the Ethical Corporation for development of the profile of charity’s work in the international business sector for matters concerning human rights in the maritime environment. Liam Dowd, Managing Director of Ethical Corporation, said of the partnership with...

BREXIT and the future of Human Rights at Sea

PRESS RELEASE Immediate Today, the British democratic process has seen a historic electorate vote in favour (52%) of leaving the European Union after 43 years of membership. Nonetheless, the fundamental and continuing need to develop and deliver effective commercial human rights policies, welfare protections for individuals and lawful remedies in response to human rights abuses at sea does not...

Admiral Cristanio Aliperta joins the Human Rights at Sea Non-Executive Board of Advisers

Admiral Cristanio Aliperta has joined the Human Rights at Sea Non-Executive Board of Advisers. Admiral Aliperta has had a comprehensive maritime career spanning over 38 years service in the Italian Coastguard. He graduated with honors in Economics in Rome before entering the Naval Academy in 1978 directly to the Italian Coast Guard and where...

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