International Day 2019


Published: Aug 19 2019 - 12:30pm
The annual WMU International Day celebration for 2019 was held on 17 August at the Henrik Smith Residence for students. The theme for this year’s event was “Unlocking Sustainable Development Through Culture and Harmony.” Nearly 300 people attended including students, staff, host families, friends and families of the students.  

President Doumbia-Henry Speaks in Peru about Women’s Empowerment


Published: Aug 15 2019 - 9:56am
As part of the celebrations for the 100th Anniversary of Peru’s Dirección General de Capitanías y Guardacostas (DICAPI), a conference was held on 9 August with the theme "Maritime Environment: Challenges and Opportunities".

Day of the Seafarer 2019


Published: Jun 24 2019 - 4:01pm
More than 80 per cent of global trade is transported by ships to people and communities all over the world.

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.

A Way Forward - Conclusions from the WMU Empowering Women in the Maritime Community Conference


Published: Apr 9 2019 - 11:48am
From 4-5 April, over 350 participants from more than 70 countries around the globe gathered at the World Maritime University (WMU) for the WMU Empowering Women in the Maritime Community Conference. The aim of the event was to addr

Empowering Women in the Maritime Community Feature


Published: Mar 28 2019 - 6:43pm
Since being founded in 1983 under the auspices of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), the World Maritime University (WMU) has been committed to the advancement of women.

WMUWA International Women's Day Event


Published: Mar 15 2019 - 10:56pm
On 11 March, the WMU Women’s Association (WMUWA) hosted an International Women’s Day (IWD) seminar for students and staff reflecting the official IWD 2019 theme, “Think Equal, Build Smart and Innovate for Change”.

International Women’s Day 2019


Published: Mar 8 2019 - 9:24am
International Women’s Day (IWD) was established in the early 1900s and celebrated for the first time by the United Nations in 1975. It is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women.