27 April 2016, 0900-­1100 Session 3: Migrants and human trafficking by sea

Chair: Associate Professor George Theocharidis, World Maritime University
Discussants: Ms Sumbul Rizvi, Rizvi​, Senior Legal Officer and Head, Asylum and Migration Unit, Division of International Protection, Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR); General (Retired) Vassilis Grizis, ​Executive Director, Center for Security Studies (KEMEA) (Greece); Dr. Burak Şakir Şeker, Şeker​, Postdoctoral Researcher (International Relations and Maritime Security), World Maritime University (WMU); Lieutenant, Turkish Navy

Wednesday, April 27th
9:00 AM

The 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) framework for combatting crime and protecting migrants at sea

Nicola King, Division for Ocean Affairs and the Law of the Sea (United Nations)

9:00 AM - 9:20 AM

9:20 AM

Assessment of the current situation of irregular human migraton at sea in the area of interest of the IFC

Jesús A. Menacho Piérola, Navy of Peru

9:20 AM - 9:40 AM