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Looking Back: Peace Boat Disaster Relief (PBV)


“Strengthening Resilience to Disasters, Community by Community, People Supporting People”

Looking Back: Peace & Green Boat – A Peaceful an...


Neighbors are important! Partnerships across borders in Northeast Asia, a region still troubled by divisions and remnants of World War II and the Cold War, are crucial for achieving stability and a sustainable peace.

Video Testimonies from Fukushima in 7 Languages: ...


The environmental NGO Friends of the EarthoE Japan (FoE Japan), in cooperation with the NGO Peace Boat, have launched the next in their series of video testimonies of the current situation in Fukushima in various languages.

After the bushfires in Australia: PBV’s support ...


Peace Boat Disaster Relief (PBV) put out a call for donations to respond to the deadly bushfires in Australia in late 2019 - early 2020.

Looking Back: Article 9 of the Japanese Constituti...


Looking Back: Article 9 of the Japanese Constitution – The Road to Demilitarization and Peace

Looking Back: Peace Boat’s 20th Anniversary and ...


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 Int...


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 N...


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 - ...


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...


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.