Legal Research Programme

 

Established 2017

Human Rights at Sea is pleased to introduce a new addition to its international research, investigation & educational maritime human rights platform

Bristol University Law School team for HRAS Flag State project

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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.

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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.

Interested in contributing?

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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Seafarers Abandonment: An Iranian Perspective

Seafarers Abandonment: An Iranian Perspective320 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 19

Seafarer Abandonment Paper: FINS Conference Mumbai India 28 Feb 19310 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 Rights

Shadi Elserafy: The Smuggling of Migrants across the Mediterranean Sea: States’ Responsibilities and Human Rights1041 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...

Research Paper on an emerging UN Convention on Business and Human Rights

Research Paper on an emerging UN Convention on Business and Human Rights696 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...

Luisa Zappalà: Search and rescue: shared responsibilities in international law of Member States, the European Union and Frontex in the Mediterranean.

Luisa Zappalà: Search and rescue: shared responsibilities in international law of Member States, the European Union and Frontex in the Mediterranean.836 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...

HRAS & Bristol University Flag States and Human Rights Report 2018

HRAS & Bristol University Flag States and Human Rights Report 2018894 DownloadsA Study 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 Human Rights Implementation Centre and the University of...