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 […]

Peace Boat at the United Nations High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF)

The United Nations High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF), is being held from July 9-18 th at the UN Headquarters in New York City. Peace Boat is participating in the HLPF through its 2 week-long exhibition, several events and through its work on SDG 16 on peaceful societies as a member of the Global […]

United Nations World Oceans Day 2019 – celebrating onboard Peace Boat

Photo: United Nations Under Secretary-General Miguel de Serpa Soares with Peace Boat Director Yoshioka Tatsuya June 8 was designated by the United Nations as “World Oceans Day” to raise global awareness of the benefits derived from the oceans and the current challenges faced by the international community in connection with the oceans, and to emphasize […]

Peace Boat’s Program with the United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs – featuring Guest Speaker Selina Leem

On Friday, April 5th, 2019 Peace Boat partnered with the United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA) who sponsored a luncheon featuring, “Youth Ambassadors Working Towards a Nuclear-Free Future.” The conference was held at the Office for Disarmament Affairs within the UN Headquarters, where participants gathered to discuss the current state of striving for a […]