Seafarers are a key aspect of the maritime industry, and also a key part of the global economy, allowing the majority of the world’s trade to make it safely from one port to another. The International Maritime Organization (IMO) is therefore leading ‘Day of the Seafarer’, a campaign which aims to recognise the role of seafarers and give thanks for all they do.Continue reading
Many companies in the maritime sector are very aware that good business practice requires a proactive approach to the subject of corporate social responsibility (CSR), but many still have questions to ask about how they can engage with the complex subject of human rights in the maritime environment more effectively – across all their business segments and throughout their workforce.Continue reading
The inaugural International Maritime Human Rights conference will provide a unique opportunity to hear first-hand from industry experts how the shipping industry is taking a proactive and holistic approach in addressing the welfare and concerns of seafarers and fishers.
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.Continue reading
Global maritime industry leaders and world-renowned human rights advocates are among the first confirmed speakers at the first International Maritime Human Rights Conference.
Taking place at Royal College of Surgeons, London, 14 September 2016, the International Maritime Human Rights conference aims to explicitly cover cross industry, civil society and government matters-in-issue concerning human rights protections, respect and remedies for abuses in the maritime environment.