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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.

Empowering Youth Through Partnerships: Peace Boat and the Dutch Youth Council Joint Side Event Report

In recognition that youth have a critical role to play in helping to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals, Peace Boat and the Dutch Youth Council held a joint side event at the UN High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development titled, “Empowering Youth Through Partnerships.” The event was held on Wednesday, July 13, 2016 at […]

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“Empowering Youth Through Partnerships” at the UN High Level Political Forum for Sustainable Development

Join Peace Boat and the Dutch Youth Council at the UN High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development for: “Empowering Youth Through Partnerships” 6:15 – 7:30 pm, Wednesday, July 13, 2016 Conference Room 7 in the UN Conference Building Youth have a critical role to play in order to achieve the SDGs. Join two innovative organizations […]

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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, and includes programs in 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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