On 9 February, President Doumbia-Henry welcomed grade 9 students from the Malmö Montessori School to WMU. Malmö Montessori has arranged an annual visit to WMU for over a decade to learn about the University and to meet with WMU students from countries around the world. This year, 28 students visited the University and met with 15 WMU students from 15 different countries.
Dr Karen Purnell is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry with a PhD in Chemical Physics from Bristol. She joined ITOPF as a Technical Adviser in 1994 and, having found the perfect environment in which to combine her strong principles of science-based decision making, objectivity and service to the maritime community, she moved through the ranks, becoming Managing Director in 2009.
Where: World Maritime University, Fiskehamnsgatan 1, Malmö
When: 15 March 2017, 09.30-13:00
Tentative Program, 15 March, 10.00-13.00
09.30-10.00 Registration and refreshments
10.00-10.15 Welcome and Introduction: Dr. Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry, President, World Maritime University
10.15.10.45 Save Our Ocean -- SDG14 and the Swedish Government: Isabella Lövin, Minister for International Development Cooperation and Climate, and Deputy Prime Minister
10.45-11.45 Statements by experts and representatives from industry, academia, local governments and civil society
11.45-13.00 Panel discussion lead by a Moderator with Q&A
2017/18 Executive Maritime Management Postgraduate Diploma Schedule
2017 Executive Maritime Management Postgraduate Diploma Brochure
As a Marine Environment and Data Exchange training project (MARENDA) partner, WMU designed and organized the delivery of a training session that took place at the National Refining Company SONARA in Limbe, Cameroon from 16-25 January.
On 26 January, President Doumbia-Henry welcomed the Go LNG project partners to WMU for a strategic partner meeting. In response to the ever-changing situation on the Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) market, the GoLNG project focuses on the development of demand and accessibility of LNG in the Baltic Sea Region (BSR).
WMU alumnus, Ambassador Dwight Gardiner, Antigua and Barbuda's Permanent Representative to the International Maritime Organization (IMO), has been appointed an Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (OBE). This honour was conferred on him by Her Majesty the Queen in her New Year's Honours List 2017 in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the National and International Marine Community.