Seafarers’ rights on the curriculum

Fairplay, 6 October 2011 Training Education: Campaign moves into new phase with law students Just a year after it was set up, Seafarers’ Rights International (SRI) took its first four masters of law interns this summer from the universities of Southampton and Westminster in the UK. SRI was established in London in September last year…

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SRI Director gives Nautilus International keynote address

‘Seafarers need to be protected and respected.’ Nautilus International press release – 05 October 2011 Seafarers’ Rights International Executive Director Deirdre Fitzpatrick gave a keynote address to members at the Nautilus International General Meeting on the work of the organisation. Seafarers’ Rights International is a research centre dedicated to the rights of seafarers, launched following Deirdre’s…

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IMO ‘Day of the Seafarer’ – time to act

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) ‘Day of the Seafarer’ – on 25 June 2011 – is the opportunity for renewed efforts to safeguard the human rights of seafarers throughout the world and ensure that they are offered proper legal protection and support. That is the message from Deirdre Fitzpatrick, Executive Director of Seafarers’ Rights International…

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New centre to advance rights of seafarers

Today heralds the launch of Seafarers’ Rights International, a unique and groundbreaking resource dedicated to advancing the legal protection of seafarers worldwide. Seafarers’ Rights International will use high level research and analysis to raise awareness of the legal concerns of seafarers and will work to improve the protection of seafarers in national and international laws.…

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