Climate Week NYC Special Events

Climate Week NYC, taking place each September, returns for 2021 with a focus on fulfilling and increasing commitments made by businesses, governments, and organizations. It is the time and place where the world gathers to showcase leading climate action and discuss how to do more, fast. Peace Boat US is proud to be a co-organizer […]

Peace Boat receives Lifetime Organizational War Abolisher of 2021 Award

“If war is ever to be abolished, it will be in great measure due to the work of organizations like Peace Boat educating and mobilizing thinkers and activists, developing alternatives to violence, and turning the world away from the idea that war can ever be justified or accepted. World BEYOND War is honored to present […]

New York City Peace Festival Commemorates the 76th Anniversary of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

On August 6, in collaboration with the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation, Peace Boat US, and Reverse The Trend: Save Our People, Save Our Planet hosted the New York City Peace Festival at the Selina Chelsea NYC Hotel. The event commemorated the 76th anniversary of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and featured youth activists, […]

New York City Peace Festival – August 6

Friday, Aug 6, 5 – 11 pm The event will feature youth activists, musicians, international diplomats, New York-based musicians and artists and will provide opportunities for youth to become involved in peace building and climate activism. RSVP HERE Program Moderators: RTT/NAPF-Brandon Wingfield, and Peace Boat US Director, Emilie McGlone 5:00 pm – Opening 5:15 pm […]

Peace Boat US Welcomes Summer 2021 Interns!

This summer, we welcome a new team of talented interns to join us for the exciting events coming up, including the United Nations High Level Political Forum in July, youth programs for climate action and the build up to Climate Week NYC starting in September.  To help support us in these events, we welcome ten […]

Film: Ocean and Climate Youth Ambassadors – Short Documentary

Produced by Ryan CarlHosted by Lightbeam TV, watch as a group of youth ambassadors from Small Island Developing States around the world share their stories and advocate for climate action during their time with the Peace Boat Ocean and Climate Youth Ambassadors Programme. WATCH HERE

Innovative Solutions for Coastal Resilience + Climate Change Mitigation

Tuesday, June 2910 am EDT / 4 pm SAST We invite you to join us to learn more about the innovative solutions from start-up companies around the world who are making a positive difference for our oceans. Featuring partners from Ocean Hub Africa and SeaAhead, this event will be organized in partnership with Peace Boat […]

Celebrating UN World Oceans Day 2021!

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The theme for 2021 UN World Oceans Day is The Ocean: Life & Livelihoods. Join us in various events both online and in-person to celebrate the ocean!

Every Second Counts for the Survivors – Virtual Testimony Sessions Featuring Guests Junko Watanabe and Mariko Higashino from Hiroshima

It has been more than 75 years since the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Each year, there is less opportunity for the voices of survivors to be heard. However, through initiatives like Peace Boat’s project, ‘Every Second Counts for the Survivors’, we are able to hear first hand testimonies from Hibakusha, survivors of the atomic bombs. […]


Action for the Oceans is a youth leadership storytelling program for climate activists, launching on the United Nations World Oceans Day 2021, created through a collaboration between Peace Boat US and Pendulum, a creative changency. The Challenge  Climate change and the state of the oceans are reaching a critical point for humanity and the planet. People are aware […]