Peace Boat World Oceans Week Events – May 27-June 12

All events will be featured at UN World Oceans Day where Peace Boat is an official partner. May 27 (Wednesday) Ocean Acidification Alliance Partnership Dialogue to “Keep the Momentum Going” with United Nations Partners Webinar Overview: How are governments and civil society continuing to drive ocean and climate action during this unprecedented time? Speakers: Ms. Jessie […]

2020 Peace Boat Ocean Youth Leaders Spotlight “Innovation for a Sustainable Ocean”

Peace Boat is excited to be taking an active role in organizing events around this year’s United Nations World Oceans Day. Since its inception in 2008, UN World Oceans Day (8 June) celebrates the ocean and its importance to the planet and our lives, while raising awareness about the many threats it faces. As the […]

GLOBAL YOUTH FORUM – CHAMPIONS FOR THE SDGS! “From The Front Lines”

Sunday, April 2611 AM (EST)To join, please RSVP: caisey@marchforscience.com // facebook.com/pg/marchforscience Coinciding with this year’s Earth Day 50th Anniversary celebration, on April 25-26th, we join in partnership with March for Science to invite Peace Boat youth representatives from the Ocean and Climate Youth Ambassador program along with the Peace Boat US “Youth for the SDGs” […]

Peace Boat joins the International Alliance to Combat Ocean Acidification, working towards Education for the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development

The International Alliance to Combat Ocean Acidification (OA Alliance) brings together governments and organizations across the globe dedicated to taking action to protect coastal communities and livelihoods from the threat of ocean acidification. Working towards the United Nations’ Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development (2021-2030), Peace Boat furthers its commitment to advance knowledge of […]

Postponement of Summer 2020 Peace Education and UN SDGs Program

In light of the global public health concerns over the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) and the significant impact these developments have had on international travel and upcoming Peace Boat voyages, we regret to announce that our Summer Program, scheduled to take place between June 20 – July 3, 2020 in Latin America, is postponed until further […]

Creating partnerships for Oceans and Climate Action at the Blue COP 25 in Madrid

In December 2019, Peace Boat participated in the Conference of Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) for the fifth consecutive year. More than 25,000 people from 200 countries attended the conference, designed to take the next crucial steps in the UN climate change process. The Madrid meeting was the last […]

PEACE BOAT AND ECOSHIP INTRODUCE THEIR CLIMATE ACTION ACTIVITIES AT COP25

On December 5, Peace Boat hosted an event at the MOANA Blue Pacific Pavilion at COP25 in Madrid. The event highlighted the testimonies of youth from Small Island Developing States, who are on the frontlines of climate change, along with youth leaders from our nonprofit partner’s Global Kids and the Sustainable Ocean Alliance (SOA). During the event, Peace Boat introduced Ecoship, […]

Peace Boat Attends COP25 in Madrid, Spain

Sailing towards a Sustainable Future through Climate Action and Education for the SDGs (Read COP25 report here) For the fifth consecutive year, Peace Boat and the Ecoship will take part in the annual Conference of Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), to be held in Madrid, Spain from December 2-13, […]

Peace Boat in New York: Advocating for a World Free of Nuclear Weapons at the UN and Beyond

Peace Boat’s 102nd Global Voyage docked in New York City on October 10 and 11, 2019. The timing coincided with the first week of the First Committee meetings of the UN General Assembly, which discusses issues related to disarmament and international security. Peace Boat collaborated with the Hibakusha Appeal International Signature Campaign (Hibakusha Appeal) and other partners […]

Learning, Sharing, Acting: Peace Boat at Our Ocean 2019

Learning, Sharing, Acting: these were the three key messages of the Our Ocean Conference, held in Norway’s Oslo on October 23 and 24, 2019. The conference brought together leaders from governments, the private sector, civil society and research institutions  to share their experience, identify solutions and commit to action for a clean, healthy and productive ocean. […]