Peace Boat in New York: Advocating for a World Free of Nuclear Weapons at the UN and Beyond

Peace Boat’s 102nd Global Voyage docked in New York City on October 10 and 11, 2019. The timing coincided with the first week of the First Committee meetings of the UN General Assembly, which discusses issues related to disarmament and international security. Peace Boat collaborated with the Hibakusha Appeal International Signature Campaign (Hibakusha Appeal) and other partners […]

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Learning, Sharing, Acting: Peace Boat at Our Ocean 2019

Learning, Sharing, Acting: these were the three key messages of the Our Ocean Conference, held in Norway’s Oslo on October 23 and 24, 2019. The conference brought together leaders from governments, the private sector, civil society and research institutions  to share their experience, identify solutions and commit to action for a clean, healthy and productive ocean. […]

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“Youth Champions for Securing our Common Future”: 75 youth members plan actions as agents for change

The UN Secretary-General’s Agenda for Disarmament sets out that the young generation is “the ultimate force for change.” Alongside the three pillars—disarmament to save humanity, disarmament to save lives, and disarmament for future generations—, the agenda highlights youth engagement as key for successful disarmament initiatives. Earlier this year, the United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs […]

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Blue Innovation Summit Reception held onboard Peace Boat in New York City

As Peace Boat’s 102nd Global Voyage docked in New York City, the first Blue Innovation Summit Reception was held onboard Peace Boat on the evening of October 10, 2019. This special event highlighted the importance of blue innovation and partnerships for transformation towards sustainable and resilient societies as we work towards achieving the UN Sustainable […]

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Peace Boat to take part in the Nobel Peace Summit as Billion Acts Hero Award nominee

From September 19 to 22, the World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates will be held in Mérida, Mexico. Peace Boat will be participating in the Summit as one of the semifinalist organisations for 2019 Billion Acts Hero Awards. This year, Peace Boat was nominated for the Hero Award, offered annually by the Peacejam Foundation. The Peacejam Foundation is an international […]

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