United Nations World Oceans Day 2019 – celebrating onboard Peace Boat

Photo: United Nations Under Secretary-General Miguel de Serpa Soares with Peace Boat Director Yoshioka Tatsuya June 8 was designated by the United Nations as “World Oceans Day” to raise global awareness of the benefits derived from the oceans and the current challenges faced by the international community in connection with the oceans, and to emphasize […]

Peace Boat’s Program with the United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs – featuring Guest Speaker Selina Leem

On Friday, April 5th, 2019 Peace Boat partnered with the United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA) who sponsored a luncheon featuring, “Youth Ambassadors Working Towards a Nuclear-Free Future.” The conference was held at the Office for Disarmament Affairs within the UN Headquarters, where participants gathered to discuss the current state of striving for a […]

Our Planet-Our Crisis – What’s Next? #CTAUN 2019

Peace Boat US convened a panel discussion about oceans and climate action at the Annual Conference of the Committee on Teaching about the United Nations (CTAUN) on April 5, 2019. Along with a delegation of youth advocates for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the Peace Boat US team spoke in the ECOSOC chamber of the […]

Peace Boat Celebrates World Oceans Day in New York!

Peace Boat, an NGO in Special Consultative Status with the United Nations and in partnership with the UN SDG Action Campaign, has carried out global educational and advocacy voyages for peace and sustainability since 1983. Peace Boat is a core member of the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons […]

Video: Youth for SDGs onboard the 100th Global Voyage

During the 100th Global Voyage, seven young activist-scholars participated in an experiential study programme organized by Peace Boat US called “Peace Education and the SDGs in South America,” from Ushuaia, Argentina to Valparaiso, Chile. Over the ten days, they immersed in the application of the UN SDGs through leading workshops, participating in cross-cultural dialogues, improving […]

Youth Ambassadors Working Towards a Nuclear-free Future

Luncheon and Discussion Talk – 13:30-14:30 (Refreshments available from 13:00) On Friday, April 5, please join the NGO Peace Boat and the UN Office for Disarmament Affairs for a lunchtime discussion with Emilie McGlone, the Director of Peace Boat US, and Selina Neirok Leem, one of the organization’s Ocean and Climate Youth Ambassadors. Selina will […]

Peace Education and the SDGs South America 2019 Program Participants

On February 18-28, 2019, seven young activist-scholars will participate in an experiential study program “Peace Education and the SDGs in South America,” during Peace Boat’s 100th Voyage, sailing from Ushuaia, Argentina to Valparaiso, Chile. This South American program will empower the scholars to specifically delve into the SDG13 for Climate Action and SDG14 for Life Below […]

Furthering partnerships to achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals – Peace Boat in New York City, Oct 30, 2018

Peace Boat, the world’s largest passenger ship sailing around the world for peace and sustainability, visited New York City on October 29-30 as part of the 99th Global Voyage for Peace. As a committed campaigner for the Sustainable Development Goals, sailing with the SDGs logo on our hull, a range of events in relation to […]

Peace Boat to Visit New York City: October 29-30, 2018

We are excited to announce that Peace Boat, the world’s largest passenger ship sailing around the world for peace, sustainability and innovation, will visit New York City on October 29-30, coinciding with the United Nations First Committee on Disarmament and International Security. The 99th Global Voyage for Peace started in Japan on September 1st, and […]

Event: “Global Partnerships for Climate Action ~ oceans + climate ~”

To celebrate Climate Week NYC, Boat US and GFX will co-host a Film+Music+Talks+Art event with local partners focused on environmental action, ocean conservation, eco-fashion, technology and innovation for sustainability. This event will highlight the importance of partnerships for transformation towards a more peaceful and sustainable society, and provide a networking opportunity for United Nations delegates, […]