Program Report – Sailing for Sustainability in Asia 2018

From April 2-20, Peace Boat US held the second Sailing for Sustainability program, developed to offer youth from around the world the opportunity to gain firsthand experience in the fields of conflict prevention, environmental degradation, indigenous culture, refugee issues and gender equality through grassroots peacebuilding activities. As special guests of Peace Boat’s 97th Asian Voyage, […]

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Peace Boat and the Ecoship at COP23 in Bonn, Germany

For the third 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). The 23rd Session (COP23) will take place in Bonn, Germany, from 6-17 November 2017, under the presidency of Fiji. This is the first time for a […]

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ICAN and Peace Boat: Working towards a Nuclear-Free World

The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) is a coalition of 468 non-governmental organizations in 100 countries promoting adherence to and implementation of the United Nations Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. This landmark global treaty was adopted in New York on 7 July 2017. ICAN began in Australia and was officially launched […]

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Peace Boat’s Return to New York: Floating Festival for Sustainability

On October 15, Peace Boat returned again to New York with The Floating Festival for Sustainability, a celebration of the Sustainable Development Goals, and the importance of education, partnership and youth engagement. The links between peace and sustainability, and oceans and climate, were highlighted by a diverse range of speakers and performers, including the Peace […]

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Press Release: Peace Boat returns to NYC

The world’s largest passenger ship sailing around the world for peace, sustainability and innovation will visit New York City on October 15-16, as part of Peace Boat’s 95th Global Voyage for Peace. Over the two days, a series of activities will be held including events at the United Nations and study and exchange programs with […]

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