Our Insights page is a space where we welcome relevant contributions and publish our own thought leadership, new perspectives, research findings and case studies on practices that support the sustainability transformation of the maritime, with a focus on seagoing activities.
The introduction to a series of six articles based on research conducted in 2021 on the systemic nature of issues preventing women from successfully integrating and thriving as seafarers in the maritime sector.
This initial article sets the scene by reiterating why gender equality in the maritime sector is an issue, outlining how 50 years of ocean and maritime governance has hardly contributed to addressing gender equality in the sector and what it would take to change this.
After countries were unable to adopt the BBNJ agreement at the latest negotiation session, the question looms: Will biodiversity make it until states agree? This article stresses that success or failure will affect us all, explains the ‘High Seas Treaty’ and provides an overview of latest BBNJ advances and pending issues.