Celebrating the Entry into Force of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW): Nuclear Weapons are Now Illegal

On October 24, 2020, the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons reached the required 50 states parties for its entry into force, after Honduras ratified just one day after Jamaica and Nauru submitted their ratifications. The TPNW is the first ever treaty that completely and completely bans the development, possession and use of […]

Every Second Counts for the Survivors! Peace Boat Hibakusha Project Online

The 75th anniversaries of the atomic bombings on Hiroshima and Nagasaki in August 2020 renewed focus on the push for the elimination of nuclear weapons from the humanitarian perspective. 75 years is not a short period of time, but we still have the urgent task of nuclear abolition. Among the many approaches, the Treaty on […]

Climate Week NYC 2020 – Report

Climate Week NYC 2020

Peace Boat US recently participated in Climate Week NYC, the biggest climate summit of 2020, taking place during the United Nations General Assembly. As part of our campaign for the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Peace Boat US produced a series of events between September 21 and 30 in collaboration with partners including the […]

Climate Week NYC

Join Peace Boat US at Climate Week NYC! Taking a “For New York, for the World” approach, Climate Week NYC looks to put people at the heart of climate action and build a better future, while specific events will take a closer look at a variety of themes, from Transport and Infrastructure to US and […]

Climate Cinema – A Virtual Film Festival for Impact

A creative Climate Week event that will raise awareness about important global issues while showcasing inspiring stories through films. Wednesday, September 30, 2020From 10 AM Eastern Time – 24 Hours Registration: https://bit.ly/Climate-Cinema-Sept30 Climate Week NYC – officially September 21-27 and with events through the end of the month – is the largest climate summit in 2020, in coordination with the […]

“Music & Art for Social Change” – Conversation and Benefit Event for Peace Boat (Online)

Thursday, August 27Conversation Session – 8:00-9:00 PM (EST)Benefit Event – 9:00-10:30 PM (EST) Please join us (Thursday 8/27, 8:00 pm) for this musical journey with talented artists from around the world who have all performed aboard the Peace Boat, sharing their creativity and knowledge as part of our music and art programs. From South America, […]

Monday, Aug 3: Traveling through Peace Boat’s voyages, past to present

Join us for this special event to share highlights from our Global Voyages for peace and sustainability, including an around-the-world slideshow, guest speaker interviews and looking at the inspiring 37 year history of the organization. As the first international event in a series of talks, music and art events online, we are excited for everyone […]

Hear the Voices of the Survivors: Hiroshima and Nagasaki 75 years on

Commemorative events for the 75th anniversary of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki with Hibakusha testimonies In 1945, two atomic bombs were detonated over the sky of Japan – first in Hiroshima on August 6, and Nagasaki on August 9. These bombs took the lives of over 210,000 people within the first year and […]

Youth Engagement in the SDGs during the Pandemic: Voices from the Frontline of the Climate Crisis

Join us for an online event featuring youth from the frontline of the climate crisis to share their ideas for the implementation of the 2030 Agenda. Thursday, July 9 12:00 – 13:30 PM EST REGISTER HERE The meeting of the high-level political forum (HLPF) on sustainable development in 2020 will be held July 7-16. The […]