Registration opens for inaugural International Maritime Human Rights Conference 2016

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Delegate registration is now open for the inaugural International Maritime Human Rights Conference.

Taking place at the Royal College of Surgeons, London, on 14 September 2016, the IMHR event will address cross industry, civil society and government matters-in-issue concerning human rights protections, respects and remedies for abuses in the maritime environment.

The impressive conference programme includes sessions on the core issues affecting human rights across the maritime sector with participation from key representatives of the ship-owning, union, LGBT, migration and fisheries communities. Central to the conference programme will be human rights and corporate social responsibility, provisions and abuses in the maritime environment, and maritime welfare.

The event will conclude with a high level debate on ‘Maritime Human Rights Abuses – Investigations and Potential Remedies,’ which will cover the issues of technology, responsibilities, education, actions and support.

The conference will feature a keynote speech by Robert Goodwill, MP, Minister of State at the Department of Transport, and other speakers include global maritime industry leaders and world-renowned human rights advocates.

The conference will be followed by a networking cocktail reception and dinner.

There has already been a high level of international interest in the event, and the conference is now open for delegate registrations and for sponsor partnerships.

  • A full day delegate conference pass is £275
  • A delegate dinner ticket is £195
  • A combined conference pass/dinner ticket is £395

Delegates can register HERE 

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