Event: “Global Partnerships for Climate Action ~ oceans + climate ~”

To celebrate Climate Week NYC, Boat US and GFX will co-host a Film+Music+Talks+Art event with local partners focused on environmental action, ocean conservation, eco-fashion, technology and innovation for sustainability. This event will highlight the importance of partnerships for transformation towards a more peaceful and sustainable society, and provide a networking opportunity for United Nations delegates, […]

Peace Boat’s Inaugural Visit to Seattle

On August 7, Peace Boat made it’s inaugural call on Seattle, one of the most sustainable cities in the US. That afternoon, Peace Boat and local partners held an event, Sailing for Sustainability, onboard the ship and  in collaboration with the Impact Travel Greater Seattle, Adventure Travel Trade Association, the Port of Seattle, and other […]

Peace Boat’s Inaugural Visit to Seattle

Peace Boat will visit the Port of Seattle, Washington for the first time on Tuesday, August 7, 2018 as part of its 98th Global Voyage. To celebrate the inaugural visit of the Peace Boat to the one of the most sustainable cities in the United States, Peace Boat will host a special event onboard the […]

Event Report: Peace Boat and the UN HLPF Partnership Expo in NYC

Peace Boat’s 98th Global Voyage docked at the port of New York City on the morning of July 12, coinciding with the United Nations High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF). The ship was host that evening to a special side event as part of the HLPF – the inaugural Partnership Expo. The HLPF, which […]

Peace Boat Visit to NYC! July 12-13, 2018

Peace Boat will visit NYC this July 12-13, in the first of two visits in 2018 (next is October 29-30). This visit, during Peace Boat’s 98th Global Voyage, coincides with the UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF), and Peace Boat will hold an inaugural Partnership Expo onboard on July 12, attended by UN […]

Program Report – Sailing for Sustainability in Asia 2018

From April 2-20, Peace Boat US held the second Sailing for Sustainability program, developed to offer youth from around the world the opportunity to gain firsthand experience in the fields of conflict prevention, environmental degradation, indigenous culture, refugee issues and gender equality through grassroots peacebuilding activities. As special guests of Peace Boat’s 97th Asian Voyage, […]

Peace Boat and the Ecoship at COP23 in Bonn, Germany

For the third consecutive year, Peace Boat and the Ecoship will take part in the annual Conference of Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). The 23rd Session (COP23) will take place in Bonn, Germany, from 6-17 November 2017, under the presidency of Fiji. This is the first time for a […]

ICAN and Peace Boat: Working towards a Nuclear-Free World

The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) is a coalition of 468 non-governmental organizations in 100 countries promoting adherence to and implementation of the United Nations Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. This landmark global treaty was adopted in New York on 7 July 2017. ICAN began in Australia and was officially launched […]

Peace Boat’s Return to New York: Floating Festival for Sustainability

On October 15, Peace Boat returned again to New York with The Floating Festival for Sustainability, a celebration of the Sustainable Development Goals, and the importance of education, partnership and youth engagement. The links between peace and sustainability, and oceans and climate, were highlighted by a diverse range of speakers and performers, including the Peace […]

Press Release: Peace Boat returns to NYC

The world’s largest passenger ship sailing around the world for peace, sustainability and innovation will visit New York City on October 15-16, as part of Peace Boat’s 95th Global Voyage for Peace. Over the two days, a series of activities will be held including events at the United Nations and study and exchange programs with […]