Hibakusha Testimony: The Humanitarian Voice in the Global Movement to Abolish Nuclear Weapons

April 29, 2014 // UN Headquarters CR-B (CB) // 1:15 – 2:30 pm RSVP: Emilie McGlone, Peace Boat emilie@peaceboat-us.org Nearly 70 years ago, Hiroshima and Nagasaki were destroyed by atomic weapons at the end of the Second World War. Since then, the nuclear threat continues to spread. In late April 2014, the Nuclear Non Proliferation Treaty Preparatory Committee […]

Peace + Sustainability: A Conversation with DJ Spooky and Dr. Kathleen Sullivan

April 22, 6-8 pm La Mama Studios // 47 Great Jones St. // New York, NY. 10012 RSVP : info@peaceboat-us.org Paul D MILLER a.k.a DJ Spooky is an established composer, multimedia artist, editor and author. He travels around the world performing solo, with chamber groups, and with orchestras, while giving talks at prominent universities and conferences. He […]

Peace Boat US to Attend Parlamentarians for Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament (PNND) 2014 Assembly

The Parliamentarians for Nuclear Non-proliferation and Disarmament (PNND) 2014 Assembly entitled “Climbing the Mountain: Legislators Collaboration on Bilateral, Plurilateral and Global Measures toward a Secure Nuclear-Weapons-Free World” will be held in Washington DC on February 25-28, 2014. Peace Boat US will be in attendance as part of their disarmament and nuclear abolition advocacy activities, which […]

Patagonia on Ice: the Campaign to Make Aysen a UNESCO World Heritage Site

Two days past Ushuaia, ‘the city at the end of the world,’ Peace Boat participants huddled on deck for the ship’s passage through the Magellan Strait. Antarctic winds reddened faces and the rain fell slantways, but those who endured saw islets flecked with cormorants and once, an outcrop thick with elephant seals; fjords rose on […]

Peace Boat US Co-Sponsors Fukushima Follow Up

On Wednesday, January 29th, Peace Boat US co-sponsored the event “Follow Up on the Fukushima Crisis”. Additional sponsors included United Methodist Women, the NGO Committee on Sustainable Development, the NGO Committee on Human Rights, the NGO Committee on Disarmament, Peace, and Security, Global Family, International Council of Women, United Religions Initiative, and the Unitarian United […]

New Interns at Peace Boat US

Peace Boat US welcomed four new interns to the New York office this month: Valentina Zhou, Maya Florence Adelman Cabral, Andrea Guerra, and Shiori Makino on January 7th, 2014. At Hollins University, Professor Vladimir Bratic is one of Peace Boat’s guest educators and thanks to his introduction, three of the interns (Maya, Andrea, and Shiori) […]

Peace Boat Receives the Green Planet Award from the Korea Green Foundation

Peace Boat is honoured to have received the 2013 Green Planet Award from the NPO Korea Green Foundation at a ceremony held in Seoul on December 17, 2013. The Green Planet award is presented annually to individuals or organisations who have been actively concerned with and supportive of environmental issues in Korea. Peace Boat was […]

Peace Boat US Joins the United Nations NGO Committee on Sustainable Development

On December 19, 2013, Peace Boat US attended the year-end briefing of the NGO Committee on Sustainable Development in the United Nations plaza. Presentations were given on the topics of global warming and climate risk management with regard to global issues that we are facing now. Member organizations are advocates for Sustainable Development as defined […]

Tubingen University and Peace Boat Joint Program in Peace Research Onboard the 80th Voyage

The Tübingen University (Germany) magazine published an article in its December 2013 edition about graduate students taking part in the study program onboard Peace Boat’s 80th Global Voyage. In August 2013, 20 students of Tubingen’s Peace Research and International Politics Masters Program joined Peace Boat as it traveled through Europe, participating in a program together […]

DJ Spooky to Join Peace Boat’s 83rd Global Voyage

Joining the 83rd Global Voyage from Peru (May 16, 2014) to Tahiti (June 3, 2014), DJ Spooky will infuse onboard programs with music, creativity, and activism during his first time onboard the Peace Boat. DJ Spooky, aka Paul D. Miller, is the executive editor of ORIGIN Magazine, which focuses on the intersection of art, yoga, […]