World Oceans Day 2019


Published: Jun 8 2019 - 2:43pm
In recognition of World Oceans Day, which falls on 8 June, President Doumbia-Henry provided a video message for the World Oceans Day celebrations held at the United Nations.

Canada Connections


Published: Jun 8 2019 - 2:33pm
On 31 May, Dr. Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry, President of the World Maritime University (WMU) was a guest speaker at the Awards Ceremony for the Canadian Coast Guard College (CCG) Class of 2019.

Launch of Recruitment for Ph.D. Scholarship and Post-Doctoral Fellowship Programme - Empowering Women for the United Nations Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development


Published: May 31 2019 - 12:14pm
At the WMU Empowering Women in the Maritime Community Conference, held from 4-5 April at the World Maritime University (WMU), a joint announcement was made by Dr. Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry, President of WMU, and Dr.

Biodiversity Beyond National Jurisdiction: Intractable Challenges & Potential Solutions


Published: May 22 2019 - 10:31pm
From 15-16 May, the 43rd Annual Center for Oceans Law and Policy (COLP) Conference took place at the World Maritime University (WMU).

WMU and Japan cooperate on advancing BBNJ discussions


Published: Feb 12 2019 - 10:06am
On 7 February, the World Maritime University (WMU) and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan hosted an International Workshop on BBNJ.

WMU-IOI partner on ocean sustainability and capacity building


Published: Feb 5 2019 - 10:10am
The President of the World Maritime University (WMU), Dr Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry, and the President of the International Ocean Institute (IOI), Mr Nikolaus Gelpke, signed a five-year Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in January 2019.

WMU-ISA partnership strengthens marine science to advance Sustainable Development Goals


Published: Jan 25 2019 - 8:05pm
The World Maritime University (WMU) and the International Seabed Authority (ISA) have signed a five-year Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to strengthen their mutual cooperation with a view, among other things, to advance achievement of Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 14

Transport in 2040: how automation and technology will impact the future of work


Published: Jan 15 2019 - 4:02pm
On 15 January the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) and the World Maritime University (WMU) launched a flagship report entitled: “Transport 2040: Automation Technology Employment - the Future of Work”.

Ocean Literacy 2018 Conference


Published: Dec 12 2018 - 11:36am
President Doumbia-Henry was a keynote speaker at the Ocean Literacy Conference that took place in Malmö, Sweden from 6 to 7 December. The conference brought together nearly 100 participants to inspire and debate marine education and ocean literacy from a local perspective, focusing in particular on coastal cities.

Domestic Ferry Safety Exercise Conducted in Indonesia


Published: Dec 12 2018 - 9:43am
From 26-30 November, WMU played a lead role together with IMO Staff in conducting a Hazard Identification (HAZID)/Scoping Exercise to identify safety issues pertaining to passenger ships on non-international voyages in Indonesia.