Peace Boat and Tufts University Hibakusha Event 2022 – Working Towards a Nuclear-Free World

On April 11th, Peace Boat intern Nathan Reichert facilitated an “Every Second Counts for the Survivors” event through Tufts University featuring a Hibakusha testimonial from the Hiroshima and Nagasaki atomic bombs. Peace Boat aspires to hold virtual Hibakusha testimonials in more than 100 countries worldwide. This project presents a unique opportunity for participants to interact […]

Peace Boat US at EarthX 2022 – April 20-24

EarthX 2022 – Bringing people together around the globe to take action towards a more sustainable future.    EarthX is the largest green gathering on the planet held around Earth Day in April to celebrate progress, impact and innovation. At EarthX 2022 in Dallas, Texas, April 20-24, organizations, businesses, academic institutions, government agencies, world leaders and experts […]

Peace Boat joins the 7th Our Ocean Conference in Palau

Peace Boat is proud to announce we will attend the Our Ocean Conference, hosted in Palau on April 13-14, 2022, four years after Peace Boat visited Koror and became the first passenger ship to sign the Palau Pledge, an initative to ensure tourists act in an ecologically and culturally responsible way on the island, for the sake of Palau’s children and future […]

HUMANITARIAN AID FOR UKRAINE: REPORT FROM PBV TEAM IN ROMANIA – 3/29

It is now one month since the Russian military invasion of Ukraine began on February 24. Already, more than 3.5 million people (90% of whom are women and children) have had to flee from their homes to other countries as refugees, and it is estimated that a further 6.5 million people have been displaced within […]

Every Second Counts for the Survivors! A Virtual Testimony Event – April 5, 2022

Tuesday, April 5, 20227 to 8 p.m. (EDT)Virtual via ZoomRegister Here Every Second Counts for the Survivors is Peace Boat’s flagship testimonial program focused on getting the voices of Hiroshima and Nagasaki atomic bomb survivors out into the world. Peace Boat aspires to hold virtual hibakusha testimonials in more than 100 countries worldwide. This project […]

Peace Boat US Joins the Advisory Board of the Conscious Fashion and Lifestyle Network

Peace Boat US is proud to announce it has joined the Advisory Board of the Conscious Fashion and Lifestyle Network, a United Nations hosted online platform for industry stakeholders and partners worldwide to accelerate the implementation of the UN Sustainable Development Goals which is working to “engage the fashion industry to accelerate action in support […]

One Year Since the Declaration of the United Nations Ocean Decade for Sustainable Development: Peace Boat US joins the US National Committee in Celebration of the Ocean Decade U.S. Nexus

On February 1st, Peace Boat was pleased to celebrate with the US National Committee for the Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development’s first anniversary. The US National Committee for the Ocean Decade  February Meeting  served to summarize their year of work towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) while also showcasing their partners. Over 100 attendees […]

Peace Boat’s Statement Condemning Russia’s Invasion and Calling for Peace in Ukraine

Peace Boat strongly condemns Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, which is in violation of the United Nations Charter. Mindful of the catastrophic consequences these hostilities could have for citizens throughout the region, we urgently call on Russia to immediately cease all military activities, and to comply with international law. Peace Boat has a long history of […]

Peace Boat Disaster Relief (PBV) Sets Up Emergency Fund for December Tornado Victims in the US

On December 10th and 11th, 2021, at least 30 tornado outbreaks were recorded in nine states in the Midwest and Southeast in the United States, including Kentucky, Arkansas, Missouri and Tennessee. This tornado damage was the worst occurring in December in U.S. history, and nearly 100 people lost their lives, mainly in Kentucky. (*As of […]

Peace Boat US Welcomes Pace University Fall 2021 Interns

The Pace University internship team is studying nuclear disarmament and arms control under Dr. Matthew Bolton. This class is an examination of the international politics of limiting the impact of violent conflict through disarmament, arms control and nonproliferation. Although the class is focused on all issues related to disarmament, the Pace intern team chose to […]