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Human Rights and the Blue Economy

Elisa Morgera

One Ocean Hub, University of Strathclyde, UK

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  • sustainable development,
  • blue economy,
  • UN Ocean Decade,
  • Food Security
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  • Policy makers,
  • Researchers
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What is the role of human rights when it comes to the Blue Economy?

Published in September 2020, this video illustrates Prof. Elisa Morgera discusses the significance of Human Rights in the Sustainable Development Goals particularly in the context of the Blue Economy. The video in particular discusses the mounting scientific evidence and international legal guidance about the interlinkages between a healthy ocean and a realisation of a right to life, health, food and water as well as the rights of children, women and indigenous peoples.