HRAS to supports the Fourth annual Finance Against Trafficking Conference – Thurs 16 Oct 14 – London

Are you aware of the effects that human trafficking can have on your business? “Whether a concerned citizen, a board member, a government official, or a survivor of trafficking, we each have a responsibility to spot human trafficking, engage our communities, and commit to take action.” John F. Kerry, US Secretary of State Finance Against...

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 to...

CLT Enviro Law joins the HRAS Initiative to provide CSR and anti-trafficking support

HRAS is delighted to announce that Colleen Theron of CLT Enviro Law has joined the HRAS initiative to support and develop Corporate Social Responsibility tools kits in the maritime environment alongwith providing expert advisory services alongside the HRAS team. Colleen Theron is a sustainability lawyer and consultant. She is the director of CLT envirolaw. Colleen is...

HRAS speaks at the ‘Boat Refugees and Migrants at Sea’ London conference 24 June 2014

The 2-day London conference organised by The Refugee Law Initiative, University of London, and the Department of Law at Queen Mary University of London, with the financial support of the University Association for Contemporary European Studies (UACES) and the Human Rights Consortium (HRC) at the School of Advanced Study presented a conference titled ‘Boat Refugees...

HRAS to be exposed to the RUSI International Sea Power Conference 2014

  RUSI International Sea Power Conference 2014 “National Power Projection from the Sea-Challenges and Opportunities” 1-2 July 2014   Royal United Services Institute David Hammond, of the 9 Bedford Row International Maritime Practice will be a speaker at the first RUSI International Sea Power conference, which will see international naval leaders, senior government and policy...

‘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 used...

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 (ISGI-CNR,...

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