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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Peace Boat at the 68th Annual UN Civil Society Conference

Between August 26-29 Peace Boat participated in the 68th Annual United Nations Civil Society Conference in Salt Lake City, Utah. This year’s Conference was the first held in the United States outside of the New York City UN Headquarters, with a focus on SDG 11: to make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and […]

Peace Boat at the 68th United Nations Annual Civil Society Conference, Salt Lake City

Peace Boat, which holds Special Consultative Status with the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) of the United Nations (UN) will be participating in the 68th United Nations Annual Civil Society Conference taking place in Salt Lake City, Utah, from August 26 – 28, 2019. This year’s Conference will be the first time the event is […]

Event: “Youth in Action: Global SDGs Education and Social Innovation for Sustainable Communities” – August 27, UN DGC 68th Civil Society Conference, Salt Lake City

Speakers:Emilie McGlone Director of Peace Boat USLauren Kiser Momentum Novum, Renewable Energy ProfessionalMilka Rodriquez Peace Boat Youth for the SDGs Scholar Alumni Tuesday, August 275:00-6:15 PMRoom 355-D Peace Boat will present its unique global educational programs for SDGs education, carried out onboard our ship which travels around the world as a “flagship” for the SDGs, […]

Youth Champions for Securing our Common Future – Friday, October 11 2019

An event to raise awareness of how peace and non-violence are critical in achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals Peace Boat and the United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA) invite you to join us for a special event, coinciding with the UN General Assembly – First Committee on Disarmament, Peace and Security, with approximately […]

Peace Boat at the United Nations High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development July 9-18, 2019

“Empowering people and ensuring inclusiveness and equality” The United Nations High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) took place at the UN Headquarters in New York City from July 9-18, 2019 to discuss the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development which aims to eradicate poverty by 2030 world-wide. This year’s theme was “Empowering people and […]