Establishing human rights in post-revolution states and in international waters Mon, 2014-04-07 18:43

On 3rd of March, David Hammond gave a lecture about the challenges of promoting and protecting human rights in post-revolution Libya. He also spoke about the development of new rules on the use of force and human rights at sea, in relation to maritime piracy. David Hammond, a barrister, serves as UK Counsel to the Libyan National Council for Civil Liberties and Human Rights and has visited Libya to advise on underpinning its government?s proposed Rule of Law with the provision of Human Rights legislation. In 2012, he was Head Lawyer for the European Union?s “NESTOR” Counter-piracy programme in East Africa. The event was co-hosted by CISD and the UNA-UK Westminster branch.