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, […]

Discussing Steps towards a Middle East WMD Free Zone

A Middle East Weapons of Mass Destruction Free Zone (MEWMDFZ) is a vision for the future that many politicians, ambassadors and regional supporters have talked about for decades. Are we any closer to making this vision a reality today? The NGO Committee on Disarmament, Peace and Security, the NGO Working Group on Israel-Palestine, Peace Action, […]

Steps Toward a Middle East Weapons of Mass Destruction Free Zone

WEDNESDAY 1:15 PM, 9 OCTOBER 2013 CONFERENCE ROOM 3 AT THE UNITED NATIONS The NGO Committee on Disarmament, Peace and Security, the NGO Working Group on Israel-Palestine, Peace Action, Peace Boat, the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation and the Global Security Institute, in co-operation with the UN Office of Disarmament Affairs and the Permanent Mission of […]

Breaking the Nuclear Chain

“Breaking the Nuclear Chain” is a campaign to inform, motivate and activate people to prevent the inevitable humanitarian catastrophe represented by the nuclear chain – from uranium mining, to power, to weapons to nuclear waste, it is an initiative of the Global Partnership for the Prevention of Armed Conflict (GPPAC), IKV Pax Christi and Peace Boat. The modernization of […]

International Petition: Prime Minister Abe – Save Japan’s Peace Constitution!

Today, the Global Article 9 Campaign has launched an international petition to ask Prime Minister Abe not to amend Japan’s Peace clause. This initiative seeks to highlight the global support for war-renouncing Article 9 and to contribute to ensuring that global voices in support of Japan’s peace constitution are heard in the lead up to the July […]

Peace Boat to Support Oklahoma Tornado Relief Effort

Peace Boat US and Japan-based partner organization Peace Boat are commencing with relief support efforts for the communities in Oklahoma struck by massive tornadoes on May 20, 2013. All of us were deeply saddened to hear of the loss of life and devastation caused by the tornadoes that struck the Mid-West region of the United […]

Film Showing (5/6): THE ULTIMATE WISH – Ending the Nuclear Age

Directed by Robert Richter | Produced by Kathleen Sullivan | 2012 | 39 min. | USAMay 6, 6:30pm @ 87 Lafayette St.  DC TV, Global Kids, Hibakusha Stories and Peace Boat US invite you to join us for a night of film and a special talk by Dr. Kathleen Sullivan of Hibakusha Stories, along with […]

Project to Gather Musical Instruments for El Sistema Program in Venezuela

Peace Boat US joins project to donate musical instruments for one of the world’s great youth music programs Founded in 1975, “El Sistema” provides over 300,000 disadvantaged and at-risk youth in Venezuela with a music education and the opportunity to participate in the over 100 youth orchestras around the country. Peace Boat US will join a […]