NRDems Forum: Fishing for Justice - Slavery and Human Rights Abuses at Sea

Natural Resources Democratic Forum Date: Tuesday, December 6, 2016 Time: 01:00 PM Location: CVC Congressional Auditorium and Atrium

Fishing for Justice: Slavery and Human Rights Abuses at Sea

House Committee on Natural Resources Democratic Forum

The forum examined recent reports of forced labor and human trafficking in the seafood industry; discussed legal frameworks that have the potential to combat labor and human rights violations at sea; and explored multi-stakeholder initiatives that promote the safety and working conditions of fishermen. 


Fishing for Justice

  1. Kathryn Xian
    Executive Director of the Pacific Alliance to Stop Slavery
  2. Mark P. Lagon
    Centennial Fellow and Distinguished Senior Scholar at the Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University
  3. John Connelly
    President at the National Fisheries Institute
  4. Paul Greenberg (Moderator)
    James Beard Award winning author of Four Fish and American Catch