President Doumbia-Henry Hails ILO's Adoption of Amendments to the MLC, 2006 Protecting Seafarers in the Event of Piracy and Armed Robbery at Sea

Published: May 2 2018 - 9:10pm
From my perspective as the President of the World Maritime University (WMU) and as a former ILO Director closely involved for over 15 years with the development and adoption, and later the implementation of the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (MLC, 2006 as amended), I can only say that I am delighted to see the recent

WMU Welcomes ITF General Secretary

Published: Mar 28 2018 - 3:20pm
On 27 March, President Doumbia-Henry welcomed Mr. Stephen Cotton of the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) for his first visit to WMU since assuming the role of General Secretary in 2014. Following a meeting with the President and key faculty, Mr.

Preparing for the New Generation

Published: Oct 6 2017 - 5:56pm
Dr. Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry, WMU President, delivered the keynote address at the 37th Women in Shipping and Trading (WISTA) International Conference that was held in Rotterdam, The Netherlands from 3 to 6 October. The focus of the conference was on future-proof maritime solutions.  

Shipping Podcast with President Doumbia-Henry

Published: Aug 3 2017 - 1:30pm
The latest Shipping Podcast features Dr. Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry, President of WMU.

Day of the Seafarer 2017

Published: Jun 26 2017 - 8:20am
International Day of the Seafarer was designated by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) in 2010 as a way to recognize the contribution made by the world’s seafarers. Almost everything that we use and need in our daily lives is directly or indirectly affected by sea transport.

President Speaks at 6th International Maritime Transport and Logistics Conference

Published: Mar 24 2017 - 3:43pm
Dr. Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry, WMU President, delivered a keynote address at the 6th International Maritime Transport and Logistics Conference (MARLOG) that was held in Alexandria, Egypt from 19-21 March.

President Speaks at OECD Workshop on Maritime Clusters and Global Challenges

Published: Dec 7 2016 - 9:51am
On 1 December, President Doumbia-Henry made a presentation at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Workshop in Paris entitled: Maritime Clusters and Global Challenges.

Class of 2017 Inauguration – Record Enrolment and Record Female Students

Published: Sep 21 2016 - 2:00pm
On 19 September, the inauguration of the Class of 2017 MSc in Maritime Affairs, took place in the WMU Sasakawa Auditorium. For the new academic year that began today, 130 students are enrolled in the 14-month programme making this the largest class in the history of WMU.

UN Interagency Seminar on Fishing and Sustainable Development

Published: Jun 1 2016 - 11:33am
On 23 and 24 May, a multidisciplinary seminar entitled Fishing and Sustainable Development – the UN Approach, was delivered to MSc students of the World Maritime University at its headquarters in Malmö, Sweden.