New Zealand: Foreign Charter Vessels Amendment Bill passes third reading

NEW ZEALAND GOVERNMENT MEDIA STATEMENT   Foreign Charter Vessels Amendment Bill passes third reading Thursday, 31 July 2014, 1:27 pm Press Release: New Zealand Government 31 July 2014 Media StatementHon Nathan Guy
Minister for Primary Industries Fisheries (Foreign Charter Vessels and Other Matters) Amendment Bill passes third reading A bill to strengthen the regulation of...

HRAS invited to join the German Federal Government’s “Charter of the Future – ONE WORLD – Our Responsibility”

Today, Human Rights at Sea (HRAS), joined the initiative “Charter of the Future – ONE WORLD – Our Responsibility”, launched by German Federal Government. Jens Dieckmann, German Lawyer and Head of HRAS Germany, will participate esp. in Forum No. 1 (Human Rights) and No. 3 (Business, Human Rights and Sustainability). Background information: At the...

Quintel Intelligence joins HRAS to provide investigative support

HRAS is delighted to announce that Quintel International Intelligence has joined the HRAS international initiative. A statement from Quintel: “Quintel Intelligence is delighted to be associated with Human Rights at Sea. We provide HRAS with investigative services to support victims of Human Rights violations and assist HRAS in establishing all the relevant facts in a...

Anti-Bribery, Corruption and Human Rights at Sea

http://www.allaboutshipping.co.uk/2014/07/09/anti-bribery-corruption-and-human-rights/ “The Human Rights at Sea initiative is designed to bring the UN guiding principles into the maritime world, now that’s no easy feat, but there’s a group of not for profits, companies and associations involved, and with government support along with companies like Mazars, we are working together to make sure this happens.”...

Report of the Committee on Migration, Refugees and Displaced Persons, Rapporteur: Mr Christopher Chope. Large-scale arrival of mixed migratory flows on Italian Shores

  Recommendation 2047 (2014)1 Provisional version The large-scale arrival of mixed migratory flows on Italian shores Parliamentary Assembly 1. The Parliamentary Assembly refers to its Resolution 2000 (2014) on the large-scale arrival of mixed migratory flows on Italian shores. 2. It considers that the Council of Europe has an important role to play in...

HRAS welcomes Finance Against Trafficking (FAT) as a Supporting Entity to the HRAS initiative

HRAS is delighted to welcome Finance Against Trafficking (FAT) to the HRAS international initiative and looks forward too working closely together, developing on-line anti-trafficking tools, measures and advice in relation to the maritime environment. Twitter: @FINANCEvTRAFFIK People trafficking is the fastest growing crime around the world today.¹ One person is sold every 30 seconds....

President of the Federal Republic of Germany states that Human Rights apply on the High Seas – 30 June 2014

PRESS STATEMENT – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 30 JUNE 2014 The Human Rights at Sea (HRAS) international initiative strongly welcomes the positive statement made by the President of the Federal Republic of Germany, President Gauck, today in his opening speech at the annual Berlin symposium on international refugee protection that ‘human rights apply on the...

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