Various human rights organisations publish annual reports and special reports on pressing human rights issues.


ILO World of Work Report 2014/Global Wage Report 2014-12-17–en/index.htm


Amnesty International report


Human Rights Watch World Report 2014

World Report 2014 is Human Rights Watch’s annual review of human rights practices around the globe. It summarizes key human rights issues in more than 90 countries and territories worldwide, drawing on events up to November 2013.


UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights


Other Resources

Reports and working documents on Joint ILO/IMO activities for seafarers:

Joint IMO/ILO Ad Hoc Working Groups have been established to address various issues which hold great importance to seafarers. These include the:

Joint IMO/ILO Ad Hoc Expert Working Group on Liability and Compensation regarding Claims for Death, Personal Injury and Abandonment of Seafarers

Joint IMO/ILO Ad Hoc Expert Working Group on the Fair Treatment of Seafarers in the Event of a Maritime Accident; and the

Joint ILO/IMO Working Group on Medical Examinations of Seafarers and Ships’ Medicine Chests.–en/index.htm


Seafarers: From Fair Treatment to Human Rights – ISFMA


Universal Human Rights Index of United Nations Documents, Research Tool


United Nations Convention of the Law of the Sea