Human Rights at Sea is pleased to introduce a new addition to its international research, investigation & educational maritime human rights platform
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The 'Human Rights at Sea Legal Research Programme' was established in January 2017.
It provides a public platform for seafarers, fishers and students from around the world to showcase their academic work in support of tackling pertinent issues that are important to our charity.
The charity will highlight the topics to be researched.
You Choose | You Research | We Publish | We Promote
Academic and legally-focused papers can be submitted & peer-reviewed before being published.
All contributors whose work has been accepted & published by the charity will be publicly recognised & accredited by the Human Rights at Sea Legal Research Programme.
Membership is free.
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Interesting in being profiled internationally?
Interested in developing your professional CV?
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1. The Interplay between Human Rights & Labour Rights.
2. Effective remedies for human rights abuses at sea. What are they?
3. Can Flag States be effectively held to account for abuses under their flag administration?
4. Business and Human Rights frameworks in the maritime environment. What works?
5. How do emerging soft-law initiatives affect global maritime policy?
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UAE Legal and Policy Developments for Seafarers Briefing Note in Arabic – August 20191717 DownloadsUAE Government Legal & Policy Position Supporting Maritime Protections for Seafarers. An independent briefing note in Arabic. Download Now!
UAE Legal and Policy Developments for Seafarers Briefing Note in English – August 20191079 DownloadsUAE Government Legal & Policy Position Supporting Maritime Protections for Seafarers. An independent briefing note in English. Download Now!
City of Geneva formal statement of support for HRAS Geneva Declaration (EN – Clean) 21 May 20191069 DownloadsENGLISH: The Geneva Declaration on Human Rights at Sea (“the Declaration”), drafted in this City and being further developed here with the input of a wide range of important agencies, NGOs and individual specialists, is a significant document...
Seafarers Abandonment: An Iranian Perspective980 DownloadsThe aim of this legal research paper is to highlight an applicable path for recognition and potential further educational development of seafarers’ rights relating to abandonment through awareness; and which is proposed from an Iranian perspective. Download Now!
Seafarer Abandonment Paper: FINS Conference Mumbai India 28 Feb 191550 DownloadsSayedeh Hajar Hejazi research paper submitted to the Forum for Integrated National Security (FINS) India ‘Human Rights at Sea’ conference 28 Feb 19, The Leela Hotel, Mumbai, India. Download Now!
Shadi Elserafy: The Smuggling of Migrants across the Mediterranean Sea: States’ Responsibilities and Human Rights2944 DownloadsShadi Elserafy’s Master Thesis was written in fulfilment of the Masters Degree in Peace and Conflict Transformation for the University of Tromso, The Arctic University of Norway. The Thesis is a doctrinal study on the international legal framework pertaining to...
Research Paper on an emerging UN Convention on Business and Human Rights1529 Downloads Research Paper on A UN Convention on Business and Human Rights. How it would look like for the maritime sector: legal and practical implications. The paper examines the legal and practical implications of a legally binding United Nations convention on business and human...
Luisa Zappalà: Search and rescue: shared responsibilities in international law of Member States, the European Union and Frontex in the Mediterranean.1665 DownloadsThis article provides a basis for future discussion regarding the imprecise interactions between international law, law of the sea, human rights and humanitarian law which are, together with a serious legal lacuna, the reasons...
HRAS & Bristol University Flag States and Human Rights Report – July 20181791 DownloadsMarshall Islands, Saint Kitts and Nevis, UK. An evaluation on Flag State Practice in Monitoring, Reporting, and Enforcing Human Rights Obligations on Board Vessels 2018 – Year 1. The first Flag State and Human Rights project report from the University of Bristol...
Seafarers’ Claims for Compensation following Workplace Injuries and Death in China8184 DownloadsDownload Now!