Protecting Human Rights in the Arctic Through Amendments to the STCW Convention
2 Current Developments in Arctic Law, pp. 17-19, 2014
Posted: 27 Dec 2019
Date Written: 2014
Written prior to the entry into force of the Polar Code on January 1, 2017, this article explores the possibility to amend the STCW Convention for the purpose of enhancing navigational safety in the Arctic and, by doing so, of protecting the human rights of seafarers, in particular the right to health.
Keywords: Human Rights, Arctic, Shipping, Maritime Safety, STCW, Seafarers
JEL Classification: K33
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