23-24 June 2014: LONDON: Boat Refugees’ and Migrants at Sea: A Comprehensive Approach Integrating Maritime Security with Human Rights

  The HRAS team will be in attendance at the international conference 23-24 June 2014. Boat Refugees’ and Migrants at Sea: A Comprehensive Approach Integrating Maritime Security with Human Rights 23 June 2014 – 24 June 2014Venue: Senate House, Malet St, London WC1E 7HU The Refugee Law Initiative, University of London, and the Department of...

MARSAFENET joins the HRAS international initiative

Website About Maritime safety and security have become matter of concern for many States and for the international community as a whole. However, the existing international legal framework does not yet recognize maritime safety and security as specific and autonomous legal regimes, and the practice also mirrors the weakness and the fragmentation existing in...

HRAS Initiative launches a new global Maritime Investigation Service for victims of human rights abuses

The HRAS team are delighted to be able to launch a new Maritime Investigations Service in collaboration with the Globus Foundation and Globus Intelligence Limited. The new international service provides expert investigations for a variety of maritime crimes and which, includes victims of human rights abuses carried out in the maritime environment, as well...

MARSAFENET – Training School “Maritime Security and Safety from Theory to Practice” Procida, Naples (Italy) 01 – 04 July 2014

1 st MARSAFENET TRAINING SCHOOL 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, Marsafenet MC member) Dr. Giorgia Bevilacqua (ISGI- CNR). Duration: 4 days Trainees: 12 minimum –...

Slave Free Seas (SFS) join the HRAS Initiative

It is with great pleasure that the HRAS Initiative can announce the engagement of Slave Free Seas as a HRAS ‘Supporting Entity’ and future collaborative partner for the forthcoming HRAS ‘Slavery at Sea’ work area. “Throughout the world there are many fishing fleets that have highly exploitative, slave-like conditions. Up until now, very little has...

HRAS Vision and FAQs

The development and updating of the HRAS website as an informative international platform continues with the addition today of the HRAS Vision and the first set of FAQs.   The HRAS Vision has four elements: Increased global awareness of the explicit requirement for protection of, respect for, and provision of remedies in relation to...

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