1 December 2020: CIL Director Dr Nilüfer Oral Participated at the Global Stakeholders’ Consultation on the International Maritime Organization (IMO) and Implications for Toxics and Human Rights
From 7 to 18 December 2020, The new United Nations Special Rapporteur on toxics and human rights, Marcos Orellana, will hold an institutional visit to the International Maritime Organization (IMO).
In view of his upcoming visit to the IMO, the Special Rapporteur, Dr Marcos A. Orellana, invited stakeholders of the mandate, including civil society organizations, defenders of human rights and academics, to an online, focused stakeholders’ consultation on the IMO and implications for toxics and human rights.
Dr Oral was one of the experts invited to participate in the consultation, which aimed to inform the Special Rapporteur’s in preparation of his visit. It assessed and analyzed the work of the IMO in order to identify current issues and areas of improvement, as well as good practices.