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

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 […]

April 14-15 Events – “Every Second Counts for the Survivors”

April 14, 2021 – 7:00 pm ESTEvent link: GO.UNCG.EDU/PEACEBOAT In coordination with Peace Boat, the International Center at the University of North Carolina Greensboro, the Departments of Peace Conflict Studies and International Global Studies, and the Lloyd International Honors College we are hosting guest speaker, Ms. Junko Watanabe, an atomic bomb survivor from Hiroshima to […]

Peace Boat US Earth Day Events – April 1-30, 2021

Join us for a month of celebrating the earth and the SDGs! April 1-30: Discover the SDGs – To Make Peace with Nature Hosted by the United Nations Office for Partnerships and the Conscious Fashion Campaign, who are both partners of Peace Boat . The digital learning hub will feature informational tools and resources from […]

Peace Boat US participates in the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development Launch events!

On February 3-4, Peace Boat actively participated in the launch of the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development in a series of events, which mobilized a broad spectrum of organizations and individuals for actions to save our oceans from pollution and devastation. The UN Ocean Decade is a major global initiative to deepen […]

Reverse the Trend: Art and Activism

On the eve of the Treaty Prohibiting Nuclear Weapons entering into force, Peace Boat US co-sponsored a celebratory event and the launch of “Reverse the Trend: Save Our People, Save Our Planet”, using art and activism as a tool for positive change! Reverse the Trend is a global youth network that seeks to amplify the voices […]

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 […]

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