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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.

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NYC Youth Set to Sail to Latin America on Peace Boat

Youth from New York City and across the US will embark on the Peace Boat for a unique program: “Peace Education and the Sustainable Development Goals in Latin America” taking place from June 24-July 5 as the ship visits Panama, Guatemala, and El Salvador. Participants include youth from New York City-based community organization Global Kids, […]

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Peace Boat at the 66th UN DPI/NGO Conference in Gyeongju, Korea

  Peace Boat (our Japan-based partner) will attend the 66th United Nations Department of Public Information (DPI)/Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) Conference will be held in the City of Gyeongju, Republic of Korea, from 30 May to 1 June 2016 – the first of its kind to take place in Asia. Please see the full story here!

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Press Release: Civil Society and Hibakusha Voices Regarding President Obama’s Visit to Hiroshima

Tokyo, May 24 (Tues) and Hiroshima, May 27 (Fri) The Japan NGO Network for Nuclear Weapons Abolition, a broad coalition of civil society groups, will hold a joint press conference in Tokyo in the leadup to President Barack Obama’s upcoming visit to Hiroshima (May 24), and a symposium and press event in Hiroshima immediately following […]

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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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