HRAS Publishes Research Paper on Business and Human Rights

Alejandro Guzmán Woodroffe
Alejandro Guzmán Woodroffe

By The Maritime Executive 12-09-2018 05:45:14

Human Rights at Sea has published its latest legal research paper on maritime business and human rights as part of its ongoing legal research program. The paper  titled A UN Convention on Business and Human Rights. How it would look like for the maritime sector: legal and practical implications, is authored by Alejandro Guzmán Woodroffe, HRAS  legal research intern.

The paper examines the legal and practical implications of a legally binding United Nations Convention on business and human rights and its implications specifically for the maritime sector.

Woodroffe is a qualified Venezuelan lawyer from the Andrés Bello Catholic University with a master’s degree in Maritime Law from City University of London. Before joining Human Rights at Sea, Alejandro worked as Research Intern in the Civic Freedoms & Human Rights Defenders project at the Business & Human Rights Resource Centre. He also has experience as a Paralegal and as a Corporate Lawyer in Venezuela. He has previously also interned with the International Maritime Organisation and acted  as a volunteer with the NGO Journey to Justice. His mother tongue is Spanish, but he is also fluent in English.

The paper is available here.

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