Peace Boat Disaster Relief (PBV) Sets Up Emergency Fund for December Tornado Victims in the US

On December 10th and 11th, 2021, at least 30 tornado outbreaks were recorded in nine states in the Midwest and Southeast in the United States, including Kentucky, Arkansas, Missouri and Tennessee. This tornado damage was the worst occurring in December in U.S. history, and nearly 100 people lost their lives, mainly in Kentucky. (*As of […]

Peace Boat US Welcomes Pace University Fall 2021 Interns

The Pace University internship team is studying nuclear disarmament and arms control under Dr. Matthew Bolton. This class is an examination of the international politics of limiting the impact of violent conflict through disarmament, arms control and nonproliferation. Although the class is focused on all issues related to disarmament, the Pace intern team chose to […]

Peace Boat and ICAN announce World Nuclear Survivors Forum 2021

On December 2-3, 2021, the World Nuclear Survivors Forum 2021 will bring together nuclear survivors and impacted communities around the world to virtually meet, learn from each other and input into the upcoming first Meeting of States Parties of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. The Forum will be live streamed to allow […]

COP26: Calling for Greater Ambition and Climate Justice

The UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) was held in Glasgow from November 1-12, to further the goals of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and negotiate the implementation of the Paris Agreement which aims to keep global warming to below 1.5C. Peace Boat, together with other civil society organizations, took part in calling for greater […]

Peace Boat Participates in the United Nations Climate Change Conference – COP26 for Climate Action – Nov 1-12

In solidarity with those on the front line of the climate crisis, Peace Boat will participate in COP26, the upcoming annual United Nations Climate Change conference to be held in Glasgow, Scotland from November 1-12, 2021. COP26 will bring parties together to accelerate action towards the goals of the Paris Agreement and the UN Framework […]

Peace Boat Participates in the United Nations Climate Change Conference – COP26 for Climate Action

In solidarity with those on the front line of the climate crisis, Peace Boat will participate in COP26, the upcoming annual United Nations Climate Change conference to be held in Glasgow, Scotland from November 1-12, 2021. COP26 will bring parties together to accelerate action towards the goals of the Paris Agreement and the UN Framework […]

Highlights from Climate Week NYC events with Blue Planet Alliance and Peace Boat US

Peace Boat US and the Blue Planet Alliance would like to thank everyone who attended this year’s Climate Week NYC, both in person and online! Together we shared the message to encourage a restorative future where humanity and nature can live in harmony. Our Climate Week NYC events included: An interactive and educational art exhibition […]

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, […]