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March 8 is annually recognized as International Women's Day (IWD).
In 2018, the World Maritime University (WMU) will celebrate 35 years of excellence in education, research and capacity building.
On June 8th each year, we celebrate the ocean, its importance in our lives, and how we can protect it.
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Recent Publications

Editors: Dr. Momoko Kitada, Erin Williams, and Dr. Lisa Loloma Froholdt
Maritime Governance and Control – Rights and Obligations of States in Maritime Safety, Security and Environmental Protection, is a compilation of...
A selection of papers presented during the Oil Spill Risk Management conference March 2011.
November 30, 2017
In London on 29 November, Dr. Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry, President of the World Maritime University (WMU), and Mr. Donald Roussel, Associate Assistant Deputy Minister, Safety and Security, Transport Canada (TC), signed two Memoranda of Understanding setting out the framework under which WMU will undertake two comparative studies:
November 17, 2017
On 3 November, Mr. Reinhard Klingen, Director-General Waterways and Shipping in the Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure of Germany, visited WMU accompanied by WMU Governor, Professor Peter Ehlers. Mr. Klingen met with President Doumbia-Henry and confirmed the strong interest of Germany in further engaging with WMU.
November 8, 2017
A historic initiative to study global maritime training practices, investment and thought is underway with the launch of the inaugural MarTID survey (www.martid.org/survey).
November 7, 2017
At the 2017 WMU Graduation Ceremony on 5 November, a record number of six candidates were awarded the Doctor of Philosophy in Maritime Affairs. There are now 17 PhD graduates from 15 countries.
November 6, 2017
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November 6, 2017
The annual Sasakawa Fellows Reception, hosted by The Nippon Foundation, was held at WMU on 4 November in the Sasakawa Auditorium. At the event, 27 students in the Class of 2017, who were sponsored by The Nippon Foundation, were honored as WMU Sasakawa Fellows.
November 3, 2017
On 27 October, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed in Ottawa by Dr. Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry, President of the World Maritime University (WMU), and Ms. Lori MacDonald, Assistant Deputy Minister, Safety and Security, Transport Canada (TC).