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.  

Be Bold For Change - International Women’s Day 2017


Published: Mar 9 2017 - 9:47am
March 8 is annually recognized as International Women's Day (IWD), a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day is also a call to action for accelerating gender parity.

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.

WMU Supports Maritime Women in the Caribbean


Published: Sep 21 2016 - 11:59am
WMU contributed to the first Women in Maritime Association Caribbean (WiMAC) Conference that took place in Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, from 5 to 9 September. The theme of the conference was Charting the course for generations of women.

WMU Contributes to Regional Conference for Pacific Women in Maritime


Published: Apr 29 2016 - 5:15pm
From 11-15 April, the Regional Conference for Pacific Women in Maritime was held in Tonga.

Planet 50-50 by 2030: Step it Up for Gender Equality


Published: Mar 9 2016 - 5:02pm
In recognition of International Women’s Day (IWD), the World Maritime University Women’s Association (WMUWA) hosted a programme for students and staff in the WMU Sasakawa Auditorium entitled Planet 50-50 by 2030: Step it Up for Gender Equality reflecting the official theme of IWD 2016.

WMU Participates in IMO’s WIMA Asia Regional Conference on Promoting Women's Advocacy for Domestic Ferry Safety


Published: Oct 26 2015 - 11:43am
The recent spate of accidents involving domestic ferries in Asia has led further attention of various stakeholders to the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) focus on domestic ferry safety.

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.