WMU International Day 2017


Published: Aug 23 2017 - 4:39pm
On 20 August, over 250 people gathered together at the Henrik Smith Residence for the annual International Day celebration. The theme for this year’s event was Regional Cooperation.

Marine Day in Japan


Published: Jul 14 2017 - 7:28pm
The World Ocean Day takes place every year on 8 June. Annually, Japan celebrates Marine Day on the third Monday in July which falls on 17 July this year.

The World Maritime University and The Nippon Foundation launch a new Ocean Institute


Published: Jul 6 2017 - 6:17pm
Today, at a time when the 71st Session of the Marine Environment Protection Committee is in session, the World Maritime University (WMU) and The Nippon Foundation announced to operationalize the WMU-Sasakawa Global Ocean Institute (Ocean Institute).

Stakeholder Engagement for Maritime and Ocean Governance Symposium


Published: Jul 3 2017 - 5:52pm
A cross-specialization symposium focused on Stakeholder Engagement for Maritime and Ocean Governance took place at WMU from 26 to 30 June.

WMU Registers Commitment to SDG 14 at UN Ocean Conference


Published: Jun 12 2017 - 5:20pm
President Doumbia-Henry, COO Nikolaus Schultze, and Professors Larry Hildebrand and Ronan Long participated at the high-level United Nations Ocean Conference at UN headquarters in New York from 5 to 9 June to support the implementation of

WMU Joins Baltic Sea Region LNG Competence Centre at Go LNG Conference


Published: Apr 28 2017 - 4:27pm
Dr. Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry, WMU President, delivered an address at the Go LNG – Building LNG Competence and Business Partnership for the Baltic Sea Region that was held on 26 April in Vilnius, Lithuania.

President Speaks at 6th International Maritime Transport and Logistics Conference


Published: Mar 24 2017 - 3:43pm
Dr. Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry, WMU President, delivered a keynote address at the 6th International Maritime Transport and Logistics Conference (MARLOG) that was held in Alexandria, Egypt from 19-21 March.

World Maritime University and UN Environment step up cooperation to achieve Sustainable Development Goals


Published: Mar 23 2017 - 3:13pm
A Memorandum of Understanding was signed by Mr Erik Solheim, Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment) and Dr. Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry, President of the World Maritime University (WMU) on 22 March.

WMU Partners with Swedish Government on Save Our Ocean Seminar


Published: Mar 16 2017 - 11:56am
On 15 March, in collaboration with the Swedish Government, WMU hosted a seminar entitled Save Our Ocean: The Ocean Conference and Sustainable Development Goal 14 - Linking Policy, Industry and Education for Sustainable Partnerships.

President Speaks at OECD Workshop on Maritime Clusters and Global Challenges


Published: Dec 7 2016 - 9:51am
On 1 December, President Doumbia-Henry made a presentation at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Workshop in Paris entitled: Maritime Clusters and Global Challenges.