Platform Documents – Speeches

Latest speeches

9 July 2014 – Welcome note for event at European Institute for Asian Studies, “Environmental (in)justice and the role of European companies, by Patrizia Heidegger, Executive Director of the NGO Shipbreaking Platform

Older speeches

29 May 2013 – Opening reception of art and photo exhibition “Chittagong Blues & The Shipbreakers”, Edelman | The Centre, Brussels

3 May 2013 – Basel Convention COP11 in Geneva, Switzerland
>> NGO Shipbreaking Platform speech given in plenary by Patrizia Heidegger, Executive Director
>> Center for International Environmental Law (CIEL) speech given in plenary by David Azoulay, Managing Attorney

17-21 October 2011 – Basel Convention COP10 in Cartagena, Colombia
>> BAN final intervention by Jim Puckett
>> BAN speech by Jim Puckett on equivalent level of control between Hong Kong Convention and Basel Convention

8 February 2011 - Speech given by the NGO Shipbreaking Platform at the launch of the “BROKEN.” photo exhibition at “The Centre”, Brussels

15 May 2009 - Closing Speech by BELA director and Platform member Rizwana Hasan at the IMO May 2009 conference

13 May 2009 - Speech on the beaching method by BAN director and Platform member Jim Puckett at the IMO May 2009 conference

13 June 2007 - Speech at the European Commission’s “Green Week”

June 1999 – Speech by Thilo Bode, Executive Director of Greenpeace International  for the 1st Global Ship Scrapping Summit