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For four days at the end of October in Dubai, SCI participated in discussions addressing maritime piracy at sea in 2014. More...
  • MLC Amendments to Protect Seafarers April 28, 2014 SCI’s Douglas B. Stevenson joined a delegation of Christian seafarer welfare organizations to participate in an international review of legislation safeguarding seafarers from abandonment and other More...
  • West Africa Piracy Working Group Meeting November 21, 2013 The Director of SCI’s Center for Seafarers’ Rights recently met with industry and government leaders to discuss issues surrounding piracy off the coast of West Africa. More...

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ICMA Regional Conference in Odessa April 15, 2013

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America Has a Chance for Positive Change January 30, 2013

As US senators and President Obama seek to enact immigration reform this year, they also stand in a position to make some important decisions regarding seafarers.

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SCI Publishes Vetted Piracy Guidelines September 16, 2010

Incorporating clinical research and industry feedback, SCI announces the update of its Guidelines for Post-Piracy Care for Seafarers, outlining care strategies for those affected by piracy.

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UN Convention on the Law of the Sea 2010 June 30, 2010

Meeting of the States Parties to the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea Delivered June 18, 2010 Douglas B. Stevenson Director, Center for Seafarers RightsThe Seamen’s Church Institute... More...

SCI Joins IMO Deliberation on Piracy May 21, 2010

SCI’s President & Executive Director seated with the Rev. Ken Peters from the UK’s Mission to Seafarers presenting SCI’s Piracy Trauma Study to a meeting of the IMO in London

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UN Consultations on Countering Maritime Piracy December 3, 2009

UN Consultations on Strengthening Contribution of the United Nations in Countering Maritime Piracy Delivered December 1, 2009 Remarks by Douglas B. Stevenson, The Seamen’s Church Institute Thank... More...