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 […]

UN World Oceans Day: Youth Engagement for Ocean and Climate Action

During the two weeks of events organized for United Nations World Oceans Day, Peace Boat placed a special emphasis on the role of Youth Engagement. Since the UN Ocean Conference in 2017, Peace Boat has organized annually the Ocean and Climate Youth Ambassador Program which brings young leaders from Small Island Developing States on the front […]

Innovation for a Sustainable Ocean: Report from UN World Oceans Day

Since its inception in 2008, United Nations World Oceans Day (8 June) has celebrated the ocean and its importance to the planet and our lives, while raising awareness about the many threats it faces. This year, the UN World Oceans Day celebration took place as a virtual event produced in partnership with Oceanic Global. As a proud […]

Webinar on “Keeping up Momentum for Ocean and Climate Action in 2020”

Peace Boat was invited to speak about the upcoming United Nations World Oceans Day, during an event on May 27 organized by the International Alliance to Combat Ocean Acidification (OA Alliance) in collaboration with United Nations partners. The event, which took place online as a webinar, looked at how governments and UN agencies are keeping up momentum for […]

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 […]