Class of 2018 Grounded in Ocean Science


Published: Oct 3 2017 - 4:48pm
As part of aligning the WMU curriculum with the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the Class of 2018 began their first week of studies with an intensive Marine Environmental Science course that ran from 18-27 September.

World Maritime University and UN Environment step up cooperation to achieve Sustainable Development Goals


Published: Mar 23 2017 - 3:13pm
A Memorandum of Understanding was signed by Mr Erik Solheim, Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment) and Dr. Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry, President of the World Maritime University (WMU) on 22 March.

Nordic Working Group for Global Climate Negotiations Organizes a Workshop at WMU


Published: Dec 16 2016 - 3:45pm
On 13 December, the Nordic Council of Minsters’ Nordic Working Group for Global Climate Negotiations (NOAK) organized a workshop on Nordic Action for a Transformation to Low-carbon Shipping at WMU. Dr Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry welcomed the group noting the importance of low-

WMU-KMI MoU and Seminar on IMO Member State Audit Scheme


Published: Jun 21 2016 - 1:11pm
On 16 June, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between the President of WMU, Dr. Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry, and Dr. Sung-Gwi Kim, President of the Korean Maritime Institute (KMI).

WMU Partners on Climate Change Adaptation in the Coastal Zone Seminar


Published: Apr 8 2016 - 4:55pm
From 5-6 April, the first coastal seminar organized by Föreningen Vatten (Swedish Association for Water), a non-profit association for knowledge about water, took place at WMU. The event was a joint effort in cooperation with Föreningen Vatten, Lund University, SEA-U, and WMU.

WMU Commits to UN 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda


Published: Sep 29 2015 - 9:39am
On 25 September, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development that includes a bold set of Global Goals.