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    International Participants

    come from a wide range of backgrounds and nationalities, joining with Peace Boat US programs or Peace Boat volunteer and staff positions, helping to create a vibrant international component to the Japanese community onboard.

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    Onboard Programs

    Guest educators Lalita Ramdas (former Chairwoman of Greenpeace International) and Ramu Ramdas, former Admiral of India’s Navy now peace advocate, hold an informal conversation session with participants onboard the Peace Boat as they travel between Singapore and India.

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    Peace Boat US organizes experiential education programs for participants from the US and around the world and advocacy campaigns on a wide range of critical issues in partnership with the Japan-based international NGO Peace Boat.

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    International Students

    A group of high school students from New York City as part of a three-week global citizenship program organized by partner-NGO Global Kids.

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    Port Programs

    Participants listening to former inmates of Pollsmoor Prison in Capetown, South Africa, discuss aparthied, history, poverty and conflict resolution programs they joined while inside prison.

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    Onboard Programs

    A photo-journalist and campaigner again Depleted Uranium weapons gives a presentation on his experience working in Iraq

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    Building a Culture of Peace Around the World

    Japanese Hibakusha (victims of the atomic bombings) share their stories in Lima, Peru, as part of a global campaign to abolish nuclear weapons.


Peace Boat US Nominated by Green Festival Community Award!

Peace Boat US has been nominated as a top-five finalist in voting for the Green Festival Community award of $5,000! We are honored to be recognized for our work in promoting education and action for environmental protection and sustainability, and would love your support by going to the Green Festival website and voting for us! […]

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Pace Uni Students Visit Peace Boat US

A group of students from Pace University who are participating in the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) at the United Nations conference visited the Peace Boat US office earlier this week to learn about Peace Boat, its work with the UN, and its upcoming Sailing for Sustainability program. Most of the students are […]

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Peace Boat US Spring 2016 Interns

Claire Jolly is a recent graduate of Pace University, where she received a degree in American Studies, an interdisciplinary study of American culture. It is a unique major; a close comparison would be the fields of humanities and social sciences accompanied by analytical abilities and strong writing. Jolly is a principled nonviolent activist who understands […]

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Peace Boat’s 88th Global Voyage: “Sailing 4 Sustainability & Social Innovation” Julie Markham and Design Thinking

Julie Markham, a guest speaker onboard Peace Boat, joined the ship as part of the “Sailing 4 Sustainability and Social Innovation” program, traveling from Mexico to Belize and Panama during the Latin American segment of Peace Boat’s 88th Global Voyage. Onboard, she participated in various lectures and gave a workshop to introduce participants to design-thinking […]

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UN Delegates Gather to Appreciate the Historic Hiroshima Panels in New York

Peace Boat US and Hibakusha Stories, two organizations that frequently work together toward a nuclear-free world, recently welcomed delegates from the United Nations, NGO leaders and civil society organizations working on disarmament issues to a reception in New York that gave attendees a chance to view the extraordinary Hiroshima Panels just days before the historic […]

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