Youth Champions for Securing our Common Future: A Peace Boat and United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs Initiative

“Please imagine what you treasure in your daily life, and ask yourself: does a nuclear weapon protect it? [Can] we can co-exist with such inhumane weapons?” These questions were posed by Murphy Yanoshima of Soka Gakkai International (SGI), a partner organisation of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN), on October 11, 2019 as part […]

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Blue Innovation Summit Reception held onboard Peace Boat in New York City

As Peace Boat’s 102nd Global Voyage docked in New York City, the first Blue Innovation Summit Reception was held onboard Peace Boat on the evening of October 10, 2019. This special event highlighted the importance of blue innovation and partnerships for transformation towards sustainable and resilient societies as we work towards achieving the UN Sustainable […]

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Peace Boat to take part in the Nobel Peace Summit as Billion Acts Hero Award nominee

From September 19 to 22, the World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates will be held in Mérida, Mexico. Peace Boat will be participating in the Summit as one of the semifinalist organisations for 2019 Billion Acts Hero Awards. This year, Peace Boat was nominated for the Hero Award, offered annually by the Peacejam Foundation. The Peacejam Foundation is an international […]

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Building Support for Our Ocean: Addressing Climate Change, Plastic Pollution, and the Threat to the Vitality and Sustainability of Our Ocean

Our ocean urgently needs attention. From plastics and pollution to climate change and the devastation of marine life and ecosystems, there are many challenges that the UN, UN member-states, and UN-affiliated organizations and NGOs face to sustain our oceans. Nevertheless, committed partners remain optimistic in the ability of governments, organizations, and civil society to cooperate […]

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Peace Boat at Climate Week NYC

As a committed campaigner for the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Peace Boat will be participating in activities around the United Nations General Assembly, the UN SDG Summit and the Secretary General’s Climate Action Summit during this month of September. To start Climate Week in New York Peace Boat will co-host a special event with […]

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