‘Remaining Resilient after Traumatic Events’: New Mental Health & Welfare Leaflet published

PRESS RELEASE Immediate Human Rights at Sea is very pleased to announce the publishing of a new mental health welfare leaflet ‘Remaining Resilient after Traumatic Events‘  for the benefit of seafarers, fishermen, their family and friends tackling the issue of how to remain resilient after a traumatic event at sea. This new resource has been produced in time for the UK Mental Health awareness week and is … Continue reading ‘Remaining Resilient after Traumatic Events’: New Mental Health & Welfare Leaflet published

New NGO guidance for co-ordination of Search and Rescue in the Mediterranean

  PRESS RELEASE Immediate – 2 March 2017 New NGO guidance for co-ordination of Search and Rescue in the Mediterranean published Today, Human Rights at Sea publishes the first voluntary NGO minimum standard guidance working towards increased levels of joint co-ordination and co-operation for the on-going humanitarian relief effort in the Mediterranean region and in close co-ordination with established Rescue Coordination Centres, other State and … Continue reading New NGO guidance for co-ordination of Search and Rescue in the Mediterranean

Marlins and Human Rights at Sea new Diversity and Inclusion at Sea course goes live

PRESS RELEASE Immediate Marlins and Human Rights at Sea new Diversity and Inclusion at Sea course goes live Marlins, V.Group’s training business and Human Rights at Sea collaboration on a Diversity and Inclusion at Sea e-learning course is now available and being offered free of charge to individual seafarers for a limited time via Marlin’s online shop. The collaboration, which was announced in September 2016 … Continue reading Marlins and Human Rights at Sea new Diversity and Inclusion at Sea course goes live

CEO North Atlantic Fish joins Human Rights at Sea Board of Trustees

PRESS RELEASE Immediate Mr. Matthew Cox, CEO North Atlantic Fish, joins Human Rights at Sea Board of Trustees Human Rights at Sea is very pleased to welcome Mr. Matthew Cox, CEO of North Atlantic Fish, who joins the charity’s Board of Trustees with immediate effect. Chair of Trustees, Fiona Laurence, Legal Director at Mishcon de Reya LLP, welcomed the latest trustee appointment commenting that: “I … Continue reading CEO North Atlantic Fish joins Human Rights at Sea Board of Trustees

LGBTQ. Carnival Corporation Earns Perfect Score in Human Rights Campaign’s Corporate Equality Index

World’s largest leisure travel company earns perfect score of 100 and designation for third straight year as 2017 best place to work for LGBTQ equality MIAMI, Dec. 5, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world’s largest leisure travel company, today announced that it has been recognized by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) with a perfect score in the Corporate Equality … Continue reading LGBTQ. Carnival Corporation Earns Perfect Score in Human Rights Campaign’s Corporate Equality Index

eyeWitness to Atrocities app wins 2016 Innovation in Global Security Prize

The eyeWitness to Atrocities app has won the Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP) Prize for Innovation in Global Security – established to ‘recognise deserving individuals or organisations that have an innovative approach to addressing international security challenges’ and that demonstrate ‘excellence in new ideas.’ Only the second to be awarded, the prize was presented to eyeWitness Project Director Wendy Betts during a ceremony held … Continue reading eyeWitness to Atrocities app wins 2016 Innovation in Global Security Prize

Press Release: IMHR 2016 Conference Review

PRESS RELEASE IMMEDIATE ‘Application of human rights throughout the maritime environment at all times without exception’ IMHR 2016 Conference Review A week after the inaugural International Maritime Human Rights (IMHR) conference took place on Wednesday 14 September 2016, at The Royal College of Surgeons in London, the positive repercussions of the event continue to reverberate. Titled “Respect, Responsibility and Remedy in the Maritime Environment” the … Continue reading Press Release: IMHR 2016 Conference Review