Programs for Global Ocean Issues: 2004

2004

Program Name International Association of Maritime Universities (Capacity Building)
Year 2004
Organization External siteInternational Association of Maritime Universities (Japan)
Explanation This project is aimed at standardizing and improving education at maritime universities around the world to respond to the increasing internationalization of the shipping industry.
Fields Human Resources Development
Grant Size USD 312,100
Countries Reached Global
Program Name International Association of Maritime Universities (Network Development)
Year 2004
Organization External siteInternational Association of Maritime Universities (Japan)
Explanation This project supports the activities of the International Association of Maritime Universities, which operates a network of leading maritime universities around the world.
Fields Human Resources Development
Grant Size USD 463,500
Countries Reached Global
Program Name NF-GEBCO Training Project
Year 2004
Organization External siteGeneral Bathymetric Chart of the Oceans (GEBCO) (The United Kingdom)
Explanation This projects provides six students each year, primarily from developing countries, with scholarships to pursue a postgraduate degree in Ocean Bathymetry at a leading European or North American University (currently Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping at the University of New Hampshire), with the aim of training young scientists and bathymetrists that can contribute to the further development of the General Bathymetric Chart of the Oceans.
Fields Human Resources Development
Grant Size USD 502,000
Countries Reached Global
Program Name NF-IMLI Scholarship Program
Year 2004
Organization External siteInternational Maritime Law Institute (Malta)
Explanation The project provides scholarships to government officials and maritime specialists in developing countries so that they can pursue a Masters degree at the International Maritime Law Institute, and obtain the necessary knowledge and skills to help their countries implement UNCLOS and relations internatinoal instruments.
Fields Human Resources Development
Grant Size Euro 291,000
Countries Reached Global
Program Name NF-POGO Visiting Professorship
Year 2004
Organization External sitePartnership for Observation of the Global Oceans (Canada)
Explanation This project sends visiting professors to research institutions in developing countries to conduct training programs for young researchers, with the aim of enhancing the nation’s capacity to collect and analyze data on the ocean.
Fields Human Resources Development
Grant Size USD 241,000
Countries Reached Global
Program Name NF-SIRC Fellowship
Year 2004
Organization External siteSeafarers International Research Centre, School of Social Sciences, Cardiff University (The United Kingdom)
Explanation This project provides five two-year fellowships annually to students pursuing a postgraduate degree at the Seafarers International Research Center at Cardiff University, with the aim of fostering a new generation of leaders in the maritime community with expertise in the social sciences. Each year one outstanding student will be given the option to go onto a doctorate.
Fields Human Resources Development
Grant Size Euro 414,000
Countries Reached Global
Program Name The Nippon Foundation Chairs
Year 2004
Organization External siteWorld Maritime University (Sweden)
Explanation Three Chairs (in Maritime Administration, Marine Environment Management, and Maritime Technology) were established at the World Maritime University with the aim of increasing the variety of courses available to students as well as laying down the foundation for creating a doctoral program at the university.
Fields Human Resources Development
Grant Size USD 300,000
Countries Reached Global