Annual Letter to United Nations Global Compact Participants

Human Rights at Sea has been a member of the UN Global Compact since 2015   Posted by Lise Kingo, Executive Director, UN Global Compact  Are you ready to make the Sustainable Development Goals work for you? The adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Paris climate agreement in December have ushered in...

International Maritime Human Rights Conference Aim and Objectives published

    The detail of the IMHR Conference Aim, Objective and Endstate has been released. AIM To deliver the first International Maritime Human Rights Conference explicitly covering cross industry, civil society and government matters-in-issue concerning human rights protections, respect and remedies for abuses in the maritime environment. *** OBJECTIVES 1. Establish a lasting conference...

Human Rights at Sea Adviser awarded MBE in Queen’s 2016 New Year Honours

Human Rights at Sea Press Release Immediate Human Rights at Sea Diversity and LGBT Adviser, Lieutenant-Commander Samantha Truelove Royal Navy, has been awarded the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (MBE) for her work in the area of Diversity and Inclusion and her contribution to women’s sport in HM Armed Forces. Samantha said: “I’m most...

Open Sea Summer School on Migration, Sea Border Control and Human Rights – University of Napoli – 6 -14 June 2016

  The Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence <style> .wpb_animate_when_almost_visible { opacity: 1; }</style> <style> .wpb_animate_when_almost_visible { opacity: 1; }</style> The event, which will take place from 6 to 14 June 2016, aims to combine scientific and practical knowledge on crucial topics of International law of the Sea, Migrations and Human Rights Law. The ideal candidate...

Press Release: Human Rights at Sea & International Bar Association launch initiative to capture maritime abuses with eyeWitness App

              Human Rights at Sea & International Bar Association Joint Press Release LONDON 7 December 2015 Human Rights at Sea and International Bar Association launch initiative to capture maritime abuses with eyeWitness App     Today, Human Rights at Sea (HRAS) announced the launch of an initiative to use...

Press Release: Humanitarian Response eLearning Course launched

Marlins is pleased to announce the launch of its new e-learning course, entitled ‘Humanitarian Response’. Developed in partnership with UK-based charity, Human Rights at Sea, this new e-learning course addresses the rescue of refugees and migrants at sea. The new course provides seafarers and shore personnel with: An understanding of the reasons why migrants...

Ensign Events announces venue for International Maritime Human Rights Conference 2016

  Press Release Monday 23rd November 2015  Ensign Events announces venue for IMHR conference Ensign Events announces the Royal College of Surgeons as the venue for the International Maritime Human Rights Conference and Gala Dinner 2016 on September 14th 2016. As one of the world’s leading surgical institutions, the College has been based at...

The HRAS Interview: Dr Patricia Kailola, CEO of Pacific Dialogue, Fiji

Tuna: Caught by Slaves and Canned by Slaves Welcoming and warm-hearted, Fijians and other Pacific Islanders can be lured into the dark side of commercial tuna fishing. “Would you buy a can of tuna that you knew had been caught by slaves and canned by slaves?” asks Dr Patricia Kailola, CEO of Fiji-based NGO...

Press Release: IMPA Act partners with Human Rights at Sea developing responsible maritime supply chain management

      PRESS RELEASE 15 October 2015 Human Rights at Sea is delighted to welcome IMPA ACT as a Supporting Entity to the Charity’s work, notably for the development of maritime CSR, business and human rights and supply chain management. The new partnership will allow a joint approach that work in harmony with one...

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