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HRAS proposes amendments on new UN Oceans Treaty

Human Rights At Sea proposes amendments to the draft agreement under the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) on the conservation and sustainable use of marine biological diversity of areas beyond national jurisdiction to include International Human Rights Law.

Irish migrant fisher workers’ scheme overrides human rights

Four United Nations human rights officials have strongly criticised the British Government’s scheme governing protection and labour rights for migrant fishermen from outside the European Economic Area (EEA). The letter focuses on modern forms of racism, slavery and on trafficking in persons.

Watch: How the maritime industry can ensure human rights

HRAS launched the third of three educational videos on the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights in the Maritime Environment. The third video focuses on: Maritime Business & Human Rights: Corporate Actions. The film has been produced by Marlins, a crewing and maritime educational training provider.

Watch: Effective remedy for maritime business and human rights

In its latest series of maritime education videos, Human Rights at Sea is covering the topic of Effective Remedy for Business and Human Rights in the maritime environment. The 2011 UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights are international voluntary guidance for business and human rights.

Watch: Maritime business and human rights

In its latest series of maritime education videos, Human Rights at Sea is covering the introduction to the topic of the development of Business and Human Rights in the maritime environment. The 2011 UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights are international voluntary guidance for business and human rights.

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