PEACE BOAT AND ECOSHIP INTRODUCE THEIR CLIMATE ACTION ACTIVITIES AT COP25

On December 5, Peace Boat hosted an event at the MOANA Blue Pacific Pavilion at COP25 in Madrid. The event highlighted the testimonies of youth from Small Island Developing States, who are on the frontlines of climate change, along with youth leaders from our nonprofit partner’s Global Kids and the Sustainable Ocean Alliance (SOA). During the event, Peace Boat introduced Ecoship, […]

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Peace Boat Attends COP25 in Madrid, Spain

Sailing towards a Sustainable Future through Climate Action and Education for the SDGs For the fifth consecutive year, Peace Boat and the Ecoship will take part in the annual Conference of Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), to be held in Madrid, Spain from December 2-13, 2019. Thousands of organizations […]

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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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