New York City Peace Festival – August 6

Friday, Aug 6, 5 – 11 pm The event will feature youth activists, musicians, international diplomats, New York-based musicians and artists and will provide opportunities for youth to become involved in peace building and climate activism. RSVP HERE Program Moderators: RTT/NAPF-Brandon Wingfield, and Peace Boat US Director, Emilie McGlone 5:00 pm – Opening 5:15 pm […]

Peace Boat US Welcomes Summer 2021 Interns!

This summer, we welcome a new team of talented interns to join us for the exciting events coming up, including the United Nations High Level Political Forum in July, youth programs for climate action and the build up to Climate Week NYC starting in September.  To help support us in these events, we welcome ten […]

Film: Ocean and Climate Youth Ambassadors – Short Documentary

Produced by Ryan CarlHosted by Lightbeam TV, watch as a group of youth ambassadors from Small Island Developing States around the world share their stories and advocate for climate action during their time with the Peace Boat Ocean and Climate Youth Ambassadors Programme. WATCH HERE

Innovative Solutions for Coastal Resilience + Climate Change Mitigation

Tuesday, June 2910 am EDT / 4 pm SAST We invite you to join us to learn more about the innovative solutions from start-up companies around the world who are making a positive difference for our oceans. Featuring partners from Ocean Hub Africa and SeaAhead, this event will be organized in partnership with Peace Boat […]

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 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 […]