Peace Boat US at the High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development Goals

Peace Boat US will participate in a number of events connected to the High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF), July 10-20, 2017, promoting the SDGs and 2017 as the “International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development.”  Events include: Tuesday, July 11 – 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm SDGs Youth presentation at the Global […]

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Peace Boat Welcomes the Adoption of the Nuclear Weapons Prohibition Treaty

Today, a majority of the world’s governments concluded negotiations at the United Nations in New York and formally adopted the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. Peace Boat welcomes the adoption of this historic treaty, which declares unambiguously that nuclear weapons are now not only immoral, but also illegal. For the first time since […]

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Peace Boat US at the Ocean Festival

On June 4th , 2017 New York City hosted the first ever “Ocean Festival” on Governor’s Island to kick off the official Ocean Conference at the United Nations this year. The Ocean Conference is a high level United Nations event focused on supporting the implementation of Sustainability Goal 14- conservation and sustainable use of our […]

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Global Call of Hibakusha – The Humanitarian Imperative to Prohibit and Eliminate Nuclear Weapons

Join Peace Boat and the Permanent Mission of the Republic of the Marshall Islands to the United Nations at a side-event to the UN negotiating conference to prohibit nuclear weapons, leading to their total elimination. Monday, June 19, 1:15 – 2:45 pm UN Headquarters: Conference Room E (CR-E: located along the corridor linking the Gift Shop […]

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THE OCEAN CONFERENCE SIDE EVENT: From Awareness Raising to Action for the Oceans: the role of Youth and Civil Society

From Awareness Raising to Action for the Oceans: the role of Youth and Civil Society Friday, June 9, 3:00 – 4:30 pm, Conference Room #6, UN Headquarters This side event will focus on the role of education and awareness raising for action for the oceans, and to implement the Sustainable Development Goals. In particular, it will focus […]

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