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.

WMU Hosts North Sea Marine Spatial Planning Training


Published: Nov 28 2018 - 5:30pm
From 21-22 November, WMU hosted a marine spatial planning (MSP) training session within the framework of the NorthSEE project of which WMU is one of the partners.

WMU-Sasakawa Global Ocean Institute Launches Land-to-Ocean Leadership Research Programme


Published: Nov 22 2018 - 1:12pm
22 November 2018

WMU Graduation Ceremony 2018


Published: Nov 5 2018 - 4:07pm
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UN DAY 2018


Published: Oct 24 2018 - 9:29am
On 24 October, United Nations Day will be celebrated around the world. It is an opportunity to reflect on the organization’s work on behalf of humanity, including on urgent challenges such as alleviating poverty and hunger, defending human rights and addressing the need for bold climate action.