United Nations

For four days at the end of October in Dubai, SCI participated in discussions addressing maritime piracy at sea in 2014. More...
  • The Case of the MV Dubai Valour January 10, 2014 During the fall of 2013, processing archival records of SCI’s Center for Seafarers’ Rights, Archives Intern Julie Zimmerman came across the Dubai Valour case—one of many instances in the Institute’s More...
  • Meeting Reinforces Relations with Ukraine November 28, 2012 The Director of SCI’s Center for Seafarers’ Rights recently met with a special human rights commissioner for the Ukraine, home to thousands of the world’s seafarers, to discuss problems facing men More...

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Encouraging Trends Against Somali Piracy July 30, 2012

SCI’s Center for Seafarers’ Rights Intern Benjamin S. Clark reports from a meeting last week of the Contact Group on Piracy off the Coast of Somalia at the United Nations during which those... More...

UN Convention on the Law of the Sea 2012 June 11, 2012

MEETING OF THE STATES PARTIES TO THE UNITED NATIONS CONVENTION ON THE LAW OF THE SEA 11 JUNE 2012 Douglas B. StevensonDirector, Center for Seafarers’ RightsThe Seamen’s Church Institute Thank you... More...

Presentation Addresses Seafarer Care March 6, 2012

Douglas B. Stevenson presented to the Working Group 3 of the Contact Group on Piracy off the Coast of Somalia in Washington, DC last month, emphasizing the importance of caring for those impacted... More...

UN Contact Group Reveals Development August 15, 2011

The UN Contact Group on Piracy off the Coast of Somalia met during July to look at further ways to tackle piracy affecting seafarers traveling through the Gulf of Aden. SCI’s Douglas B. Stevenson... More...

UN Convention on the Law of the Sea 2011 June 21, 2011

 MEETING OF THE STATES PARTIES TO THE UNITED NATIONS CONVENTION ON THE LAW OF THE SEA 17 JUNE 2011  Douglas B. StevensonDirector, Center for Seafarers RightsThe Seamen’s Church Institute Mr.... More...

SCI Attends UN Contact Group Meeting November 17, 2010

Earlier this month, Douglas B. Stevenson, Director of the Seamen’s Church Institute’s Center for Seafarers’ Rights, shared SCI’s piracy study with a working group on piracy at the United Nations... More...

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...