Human Rights at Sea launches first of three educational videos on UNGPs in the maritime industry

On 17 September, Human Rights at Sea launched the first in its series of freely available educational films and accompanying infographics on the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UNGPs) and their application in the maritime industry. Part 1 explains the UNGPs, focusing on the first pillar, the State’s Duty to Protect.

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17 September 2018

HRAS launches first of three educational videos on the UN Guiding Principles on Business & Human Rights in the Maritime Environment

Author: Human Rights at Sea

Today, Human Rights at Sea launches the first in its series of freely available educational films and accompanying infographics on the United Nations (UN) Guiding Principles on Business and their application in the Maritime Environment. The film has been produced by Marlins, a leading crewing and maritime educational training provider.

Part 1 explains the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights and focuses on the first pillar, which is the State’s Duty to Protect.

The development of maritime Business and Human Rights is one of the four pillars of the charity’s work, and a series of new educational videos was specifically commissioned and funded for the purposes of further raising awareness in the maritime sector on international protection standards on human rights and businesses set by the United Nations General Assembly and endorsed by the UN Human Rights Council...

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