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.
Flood Relief Efforts in Western Japan
In response to the disasters caused by the torrential rains and flooding in widespread areas of Western Japan in early July 2018, the Peace Boat Disaster Relief Volunteer Center has been working to support the locals in Mabicho and surrounding areas.
Peace Boat joins Climate and SDGs Synergy Conferen...
Facing the increasing urgency to limit global temperature rise to 1.5° Celsius, global experts and leaders on climate change and sustainable development came together at UN City in Copenhagen to consider how to accelerate climate action in a fair way that benefits all people. A Peace Boat delegation took part at this event from April 1-3.
Peace Boat to Celebrate World Oceans Day in New Yo...
Peace Boat's ship, the Ocean Dream, will visit New York on June 7-8, 2019 (Fri-Sat) as part of its 101st Global Voyage, coinciding with World Oceans Day.
Peace Boat brings light to Valparaíso
On February 26, Peace Boat called at the port of Valparaíso, in Chile. Within the activities of the 'Voyage of Light', Litro de Luz Chile organized an event about renewable and sustainable energy joined by dozens of people.
Peace Boat Hibakusha Project on the 100th Voyage
The "Global Voyage for a Nuclear-Free World: Peace Boat Hibakusha Project" was held onboard the 100th Voyage, between December 26, 2018 - March 31, 2019, with the theme “From Banning to Abolishing Nuclear Weapons with the Power of Civil Society.” Ms. Watanabe Junko, a survivor of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima who now lives in Brazil, joined the ship when it docked in Rio de Janeiro in February.
Video: Youth for SDGs onboard the 100th Global Voy...
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.
In memory of Roland Oldham, Moruroa e Tatou
Peace Boat is deeply saddened by the passing of Roland Oldham, a fervent defender of the victims of nuclear testing in Polynesia and across the world. As president of the association of former workers from the Moruroa and Fangataufa nuclear test sites, Roland played a vital role in the campaign for recognition, compensation and reparations for the Maohi workers who suffered adverse health effects from their work at the nuclear test sites.
Announcing the launch of our new website!
We are excited to announce the launch of our newly designed website in English. Our goal with this website is creating a user-friendly browsing experience for everyone who wants to know more about Peace Boat activities.
Calling for applications for 'Youth Communicators ...
Peace Boat is calling for “Youth Communicators for a Nuclear-Free World” who will participate in Peace Boat's East Asia Voyage (August 4-23, 2019). Applications are open for youth between 18 and 35 years old, who can convey messages for peace and nuclear abolition based on the legacies of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
Peace Boat is Accepting Volunteer Applications for...
Peace Boat is now seeking dynamic and highly motivated volunteers for its 102nd Global Voyage. Departing from Japan on September 1, 2019, and returning on December 13, 2019, this circumnavigational voyage will include visits to 23 ports in 20 countries, including Sri Lanka, Egypt, Canada, and Iceland.
Response to DPRK-US Hanoi Summit
The second DPRK-US Summit came to an end in the Vietnamese Capital of Hanoi on February 28. It is regretful that this summit did not produce any concrete agreement, and many were disappointed that it did not result in a long-awaited declaration of the end of the Korean War.