By its resolution 63/111 of 5 December 2008, the UN General Assembly designated 8 June as World Oceans Day.
March 23, 2017
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.
March 16, 2017
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.
March 9, 2017
On 9 March, the World Maritime University (WMU) and DNV GL Maritime Academy launched a new Postgraduate Diploma in Maritime Safety and Security (MSS) to help people involved in shipping operations, as well as the associated regulatory framework, develop the vital understanding of all aspects of safety and security required in today’s complex mar
March 9, 2017
March 8 is annually recognized as International Women's Day (IWD), a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day is also a call to action for accelerating gender parity.
February 15, 2017
On 13 February, at the 15th annual Malmö Business Awards, President Doumbia-Henry received the honor of Best Malmö Ambassador.
February 10, 2017
On 9 February, President Doumbia-Henry welcomed grade 9 students from the Malmö Montessori School to WMU. Malmö Montessori has arranged an annual visit to WMU for over a decade to learn about the University and to meet with WMU students from countries around the world.
February 7, 2017
As a Marine Environment and Data Exchange training project (MARENDA) partner, WMU designed and organized the delivery of a training session that took place at the National Refining Company SONARA in Limbe, Cameroon from 16-25 January.