HRAS Supports the 23rd HR & Crew Management Summit

Press Release 23rd HR & Crew Management Summit London. UK. Human Rights At Sea announces media partnership with the 23rd HR & Crew Management Summit to take place in London on the 24th and 25th of October 2018. The venue will be confirmed closer to the event’s dates. HRAS will be present at the Summit and will be represented by one of the Trustees, Amanda Hastings … Continue reading HRAS Supports the 23rd HR & Crew Management Summit

Human Rights Day 2016 – CEO’S Message

Today, we celebrate and promote Human Rights Day across the globe. This commemorates the day on which, in 1948, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. In 1950, the Assembly passed resolution 423 (V), inviting all States and interested organizations to observe 10 December of each year as Human Rights Day. This year the UN calls on everyone to stand … Continue reading Human Rights Day 2016 – CEO’S Message

Greek Search and Rescue Services Boosted

London, Wednesday, May 18. A new lifeboat station has been opened on the Greek island of Chios – with the co-operation of International Maritime Rescue Federation (IMRF) members – to help support the rescue of migrants in the Aegean. The Lifeboat station was made possible through a partnership between Koninklijke Nederlandse Redding Maatschappij (KNRM), the maritime search and rescue service from the Netherlands, and the … Continue reading Greek Search and Rescue Services Boosted

Job Vacancy: US NGO FishWise seeks maritime Human Rights Project Manager

JOB VACANCY Human Rights at Sea is pleased to be able support one of its partner organisations in the United States in searching of a high quality individual to join the FishWise team in Santa Cruz, California. The Position FishWise is seeking a Project Manager – Human Rights. This is a full-time position based in the FishWise office in Santa Cruz, CA. The Project Manager … Continue reading Job Vacancy: US NGO FishWise seeks maritime Human Rights Project Manager

New Migrant rescue NGO ProActiva Open Arms joins Human Rights at Sea

  Human Rights at Sea is pleased to announce that the NGO ProActiva Open Arms has joined with the charity as a Supporting Entity enabling overt and mutual support to respective work areas. Proactiva Open Arms, an NGO based in Barcelona (Spain), was founded in September 2015 in order to carry out safety and rescue tasks for migrants crossing the Aegean from Turkey to Lesvos. … Continue reading New Migrant rescue NGO ProActiva Open Arms joins Human Rights at Sea

Bangladesh High Court: Ministries & Shipbreakers asked to account for non-compliance of 2009 Court judgement

PRESS RELEASE – BANGLADESH HIGH COURT ISSUES CONTEMPT RULE AGAINST 14 GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS: MINISTRIES AND SHIPBREAKERS ASKED TO ACCOUNT FOR NON-COMPLIANCE WITH 2009 JUDGEMENT Brussels/Dhaka, 12 April 2016 – The Bangladesh High Court yesterday issued a contempt rule asking 14 Government officials and the president of the Bangladesh Ship Breakers Association (BSBA) to explain why they have not implemented the Court’s judgement dating March 2009. … Continue reading Bangladesh High Court: Ministries & Shipbreakers asked to account for non-compliance of 2009 Court judgement

Annual Letter to United Nations Global Compact Participants

Human Rights at Sea has been a member of the UN Global Compact since 2015. Posted by Lise Kingo, Executive Director, UN Global Compact  Are you ready to make the Sustainable Development Goals work for you? The adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Paris climate agreement in December have ushered in a new era for business.  Last year’s truly historic agreements lay out … Continue reading Annual Letter to United Nations Global Compact Participants