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Offered in partnership with the Dirección General de Capitanías y Guardacostas (DICAPI), the WMU Regional Alumni Conference will take place in the city of Lima, Peru from 23 to 25 October 2017, inc
UN Day marks the anniversary of the entry into force in 1945 of the UN Charter.
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Recent Publications

Maritime Governance and Control – Rights and Obligations of States in Maritime Safety, Security and Environmental Protection, is a compilation of...
A selection of papers presented during the Oil Spill Risk Management conference March 2011.
Papers presented at the “Research and Development Forum”.
October 3, 2017
The Orientation for the new Sasakawa Fellowship Students in the Class of 2018 was held at WMU on 22 September in the Sasakawa Auditorium. The event was hosted by The Nippon Foundation which was represented by Mr. Tsutomu Akita, Senior Specialist on International Maritime Cooperation for the Ocean Policy Research Institute and Mr.
September 21, 2017
On 18 September, WMU and the IMO International Maritime Law Institute (IMLI) were delighted to welcome the first student to the joint MPhil programme in International Maritime Law & Ocean Policy.
September 18, 2017
On 18 September, the inauguration of the Class of 2018 MSc in Maritime Affairs, took place in the WMU Sasakawa Auditorium. For this new academic year, 113 students from 47 countries are enrolled in the 14-month programme, including the first student from Timor-Leste.
September 11, 2017
On 8 September, 32 students in the 2017 English and Study Skills Programme (ESSP) completed their intensive 3-month studies. The ESSP curriculum is designed to upgrade the English language competencies of the participants in Academic English for maritime purposes. It may be taken as a precursor to WMU’s M.Sc.
August 30, 2017
On 26 and 27 August, graduation ceremonies were held in Shanghai and Dalian for the two graduating Classes with a total of 54 students. This brings the number of students graduating at the WMU China-based campuses to 876 over the past 12 years.
August 23, 2017
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.