IMO Response to HRAS Commentary Following the 20th October commentary from Human Rights at Sea concerning the issue of seafarer abandonment and assertion of continuing owner impunity, the IMO has submitted a response and clarification to the HRAS commentary which the charity is pleased to publish as a matter of transparency and clarity. The IMO clarification relates to the position and use of the IMO/ILO … Continue reading IMO responds to HRAS Commentary concerning seafarer abandonment
The HRAS Interview: Keeping Children Out of Piracy A much needed first step has been taken to raise awareness of the horrific abuse of children in piracy. The Roméo Dallaire Child Soldiers Initiative began academic research, in collaboration with Human Rights at Sea, the Dalhousie University Marine Piracy Project and the 100 Series Rules, in 2011. Following on from that, in 2016, Darin Reeves, Director … Continue reading Keeping Children Out of Piracy – The HRAS Interview
Human Rights at Sea is pleased to introduce the first EU Erasmus intern to our charity and Internship Programme. Melanie Glodkiewicz has joined the charity for six months and will be spending the first month in support of UK operations and the International Maritime Human Rights conference before being seconded to the German-led SeaWatch migrant rescue team based in Malta. There, she will run the … Continue reading HRAS hosts first EU Erasmus Intern
Malmö, Sweden – 18 December 2015 The sea serves as one of the most dangerous routes for migration. In the Mediterranean region alone, almost a million people have crossed the waters this year in search for a better home. Thousands of lives were swept away tragically by unseaworthy vessels or poor navigational support and awareness. As the world community grapples to respond to a crisis … Continue reading WMU Marks International Migrants Day and Announces its Symposium on Sea Migration
FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN FOR REFUGEE & MIGRANT CRISIS FILM RE-LAUNCHED The Kickstarter campaign has been re-launched for CLANDESTINE, a short film that follows the perilous journey of a group of refugees across the Mediterranean. The latest film by Writer/Director Stuart Gatt, the drama delves into the horrors that have led to the death of 2000 refugees, this year alone, trying to make it to Europe. CLANDESTINE … Continue reading Fundraising Campaign covering Refugee & Migrant Crisis film re-launched
The maritime domain is a cornerstone of the livelihood of humanity, habitat, resources and transport routes for up to 90 per cent of intercontinental trade. It connects states and regions and makes otherwise distant nations neighbours. Humankind depends on a safe, sound and secure maritime domain in order to preserve peace, enhance international security and stability, feed billions of people, foster human development, generate economic … Continue reading G7 Foreign Ministers’ Declaration on Maritime Security. Lübeck 15 April 2015.
New Maritime Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Policy Human Rights at Sea Press Release LONDON. 22 March 2015. Human Rights at Sea and AFEX are pleased to announce the first AFEX Maritime Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) company policy which has been jointly developed by the two organisations. David Hammond, HRAS Founder said: “The introduction by AFEX of their first Maritime CSR policy reflecting the HRAS aims … Continue reading Associated Foreign Exchange (AFEX) New Maritime Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Policy – a global payment business first.