March 8 is annually recognized as International Women's Day (IWD).
November 6, 2017
The annual Sasakawa Fellows Reception, hosted by The Nippon Foundation, was held at WMU on 4 November in the Sasakawa Auditorium. At the event, 27 students in the Class of 2017, who were sponsored by The Nippon Foundation, were honored as WMU Sasakawa Fellows.
November 3, 2017
On 27 October, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed in Ottawa by Dr. Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry, President of the World Maritime University (WMU), and Ms. Lori MacDonald, Assistant Deputy Minister, Safety and Security, Transport Canada (TC).
October 24, 2017
The WMU Regional Conference for the Americas opened on 23 October in Lima, Peru in partnership with the Dirección General de Capitanías y Guardacostas (DICAPI).
October 23, 2017
President Doumbia-Henry delivered the Keynote opening address of the Maritime Conference Bahamas 2017 that took place in Nassau from 18 to 20 October in the presence of the Prime Minister of the Bahamas, the Minister of Transport and the Minister of Education. The theme of the Conference was Connecting Education, Ports and People.
October 17, 2017
President Doumbia Henry was a keynote speaker at the Life Below Water Conference, 2017 that took place in Malmö, Sweden from 11 to 13 October.
October 11, 2017
On 11 October, WMU was honoured to welcome HRH Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden who was welcomed by WMU President, Dr. Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry.
October 11, 2017
On 10 October, the Sheldon Kinney Lecture took place at WMU, delivered by Mr. Christopher J. Wiernicki, Chairman, President and CEO of ABS. The lecture topic was Navigating The New Norm: How Technology, Skills and Expectations Are Shaping Shipping’s Future.