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

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

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. The invitation only event brought together nearly 200 participants to focus on the mobilization of countries and all other actors to achieve the targets under the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 14 on the conservation and sustainable use of oceans and seas.

WMU and DNV GL Maritime Academy Partner on New Postgraduate Diploma in Maritime Safety and Security

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 maritime industry.

Coastal Risk Management Hanöbukten

Ocean and coastal resources are essential for the survival of many species, as well as for nations’ economies, food security, health and culture. The combined effects of human activity and climate change are pushing many coastal areas to their tipping point. Once this point is reached any changes are irreversible.

 

Open-source tools for regional risk assessments for improved European preparedness and response at sea (OPENRISK)

OpenRisk is a research and technical development project aiming at the provision of basics for the future development of an openly available method toolbox for more harmonized risk assessments in order to support preparedness and response community.

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