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.

Sasakawa Fellows Reception 2016


Published: Oct 30 2016 - 11:46pm
The annual Sasakawa Fellows Reception, hosted by the Sasakawa Peace Foundation (SPF), was held at WMU on 28 October in the Sasakawa Auditorium. At the event, 21 students in the Class of 2016, who were sponsored by The Nippon Foundation through SPF, were honored as WMU Sasakawa Fellows.

Sasakawa Peace Foundation Hosts Sasakawa Fellowship Student Orientation


Published: Sep 27 2016 - 10:05am
The Orientation for the new Sasakawa Fellowship Students in the Class of 2017 was held at WMU on 23 September in the Sasakawa Auditorium. The event was hosted by the Sasakawa Peace Foundation (SPF), the organization that administers fellowships funded by The Nippon Foundation. SPF was represented by Mr. Eisuke Kudo, Advisor to SPF, and Mr.

The Nippon Foundation Strengthens its Support for the Oceans


Published: Jul 18 2016 - 9:24am
This year on 18 July, Japan celebrates Marine Day. The Nippon Foundation, under the umbrella of the Ocean and Japan Project, is marking the occasion with 125 related activities in 43 prefectures across Japan.

Sasakawa Fellows Reception 2015


Published: Nov 1 2015 - 2:57pm
The annual Sasakawa Fellows Reception, hosted by the Sasakawa Peace Foundation (SPF), was held at WMU on 31 October. At the event, 22 students in the Class of 2015 who were sponsored by SPF were honored as WMU Sasakawa Fellows.

Nippon Foundation Announces Major Financial Support for Enhanced World Maritime University


Published: May 21 2015 - 10:34am
IMO Briefing: 21, May 21, 2015



United Nations-Nippon Foundation Fellowship Programme Global Alumni Meeting


Published: Dec 15 2014 - 11:14am
Famara Drammeh of Gambia, WMU's first Research Fellow under the prestigious United Nations-Nippon Foundation Fellowship Programme, recently attended the programme's Global Alumni meeting, held in Tokyo from 28 November-3 December 2014.

Sasakawa Fellows Reception 2014


Published: Nov 5 2014 - 2:56pm
At the annual Sasakawa Fellows Reception, hosted by the Ocean Policy Research Foundation (OPRF) on 1 November, the 22 students sponsored in the Class of 2014 were honored as WMU Sasakawa Fellows.

Sasakawa Fellowship Students Orientation, 2014


Published: Sep 30 2014 - 1:39pm
On 26 September, the Gathering Orientation for the Sasakawa Fellowship Students was held at WMU. The event was hosted by the Ocean Policy Research Foundation (OPRF), the organization that administers the fellowships that are funded by The Nippon Foundation.

Sasakawa Fellowship Students Japan Field Study


Published: Jun 2 2014 - 1:45pm
The Nippon Foundation has hosted week-long field studies to Japan for Sasakawa Fellowship Students since 1993. The current 22 Sasakawa Fellowship Students made the annual trip from 11-18 May. The program was arranged by Mr. Eisuke Kudo, Special Advisor of the Ocean Policy Research Foundation (OPRF) and Mr.