Peace Boat at the United Nations High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development July 9-18, 2019

“Empowering people and ensuring inclusiveness and equality” The United Nations High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) took place at the UN Headquarters in New York City from July 9-18, 2019 to discuss the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development which aims to eradicate poverty by 2030 world-wide. This year’s theme was “Empowering people and […]

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Peace Boat at the United Nations High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF)

The United Nations High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF), is being held from July 9-18 th at the UN Headquarters in New York City. Peace Boat is participating in the HLPF through its 2 week-long exhibition, several events and through its work on SDG 16 on peaceful societies as a member of the Global […]

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United Nations World Oceans Day 2019 – celebrating onboard Peace Boat

Photo: United Nations Under Secretary-General Miguel de Serpa Soares with Peace Boat Director Yoshioka Tatsuya June 8 was designated by the United Nations as “World Oceans Day” to raise global awareness of the benefits derived from the oceans and the current challenges faced by the international community in connection with the oceans, and to emphasize […]

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Peace Boat’s Program with the United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs – featuring Guest Speaker Selina Leem

On Friday, April 5th, 2019 Peace Boat partnered with the United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA) who sponsored a luncheon featuring, “Youth Ambassadors Working Towards a Nuclear-Free Future.” The conference was held at the Office for Disarmament Affairs within the UN Headquarters, where participants gathered to discuss the current state of striving for a […]

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Our Planet-Our Crisis – What’s Next? #CTAUN 2019

Peace Boat US convened a panel discussion about oceans and climate action at the Annual Conference of the Committee on Teaching about the United Nations (CTAUN) on April 5, 2019. Along with a delegation of youth advocates for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the Peace Boat US team spoke in the ECOSOC chamber of the […]

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