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Looking Back: Peace Boat’s 20th Anniversary and Sailing with the Topaz


Peace Boat celebrated its 20th birthday in 2003. This milestone was marked by chartering a new ship, TSS The Topaz.

GPPAC Calls for Dialogue and Implementation of Inter-Korean Agreements


GPPAC expresses our great concern at recent heightened tensions on the Korean Peninsula. As a global network of civil society peacebuilding organisations, GPPAC places utmost importance on the prevention of armed conflict, and ensuring the human security of communities.


Hear the Voices of the Survivors: Hiroshima and Nagasaki 75 years on


Commemorative events for the 75th anniversary of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki with Hibakusha testimonies

Looking Back: Peace Boat and the United Nations - Special Consultative Status with UN ECOSOC since 2002


June 26 is UN Charter Day! The Charter of the United Nations was signed in San Francisco on 26 June 1945, at the conclusion of the United Nations Conference on International Organization, and came into force on 24 October 1945. When Peace Boat gained Special Consultative Status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) in 2002, many new channels were opened for its engagement in and advocacy with the UN.

Looking Back: The Launch of the Global Partnership for the Prevention of Armed Conflict (GPPAC)


Peace Boat has been part of the Global Partnership for the Prevention of Armed Conflict (GPPAC) from before its official founding in 2005 – fifteen years ago.

Video Testimonies from Fukushima in 5 Languages: V...


Peace Boat has supported the environmental NGO FoE Japan to launch the next in their series of video testimonies of the current situation in Fukushima in various languages.

Looking Back: The Beginnings of Cooperation with t...


How Iranian and German students first came together on Peace Boat to freely discuss their countries' past, present and future. 

Support the Maruki Gallery for the Hiroshima Panel...


Online campaign to create virtual tours to share the Maruki Gallery with the world.

Looking back: Dealing with the Past in Germany and...


Since 2005 Peace Boat has been organizing joint study programmes with the Department of Political Sciences at the University of Tübingen.