International Human Rights Law proposed amendments for new UN Oceans Treaty

London. UK. Human Rights at Sea today publishes a short independent legal briefing note on proposed legal amendments to the draft agreement under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea on the conservation and sustainable use of marine biological diversity of areas beyond national jurisdiction to include International Human Rights Law.

HRAS Advisory Board Member becomes first female ITLOS Judge ad hoc

Press Release 18th July 2019 Photo Credit: ITLOS/University of Basel London. UK.  Human Rights at Sea is delighted to report that Prof. Dr. Anna Petrig, Professor of International Law at the University of Basel, Human Rights at Sea Advisory Board Member, and co-author of the emerging Geneva Declaration on Human Rights at Sea, was appointed...

UN Global Compact Communication on Engagement 2019 Published

Press Release 13th March 2019 London. UK. Human Rights at Sea has published its second Communication on Engagement (COE) for the UN Global Compact to the UN Secretary General. The document outlines the ongoing developments for the charitable NGO, and its continued work as a non-business participant to support the UN Global Compact within its...

HRAS publication briefed to UN Human Rights Council Intergovernmental Working Group

Dr. Anna Petrig, Researcher, University of Basel, Switzerland and Non-Executive Board adviser to Human Rights at Sea, has submitted her perspectives on “Regulating PMSCs at Sea: Operational and Legal Specificities” to the United Nations Human Rights Council Intergovernmental Working Group on Private Military and Security Companies 5th Session, in Geneva, 12‐16 December 2016. Dr. Petrig co-wrote...

Press Release: Human Rights at Sea & the UNiTE to Violence Against Women Campaign: 16 Days of Activism

Press Release Immediate Human Rights at Sea is lending its support and voice to the UN-led UNiTE to End Violence Against Women Campaign which runs throughout the ’16 Days of Activism’ between 25 November – 10 December 2015 ending on International Human Rights Day. Background The 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence is an international...

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