For the third year in a row after its launch in 2017, Peace Boat will invite youth from Small Island States (SIDS) to travel onboard its ship to raise awareness of the impacts of climate change. The Ocean and Climate Youth Ambassador Programme will begin in Malta on May 24. The programme will conclude in New York City on World Oceans Day.
“Leadership for Inclusive Futures in Asia” - The Hong Kong Federat...
Peace Boat partnered for the first time with the Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups (HKFYG) Leadership Institute to host The HKFYG Jockey Club School of Global Leadership - Global Seminar 2019. The seven-day Global Seminar took place from April 19th to April 25th, 2019, with two days of fieldwork in Osaka, in-depth seminars and workshops centered around the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) held on board Peace Boat, and a closing session held in Hong Kong. The theme of the seminar was “Leadership for Inclusive Futures in Asia” with 23 young trisector professionals participating from seven different countries and regions.
Peace Boat wins the Educators’ Challenge Awards
Peace Boat's Ocean and Climate Youth Ambassadors Programme is one of the winners of the first edition of the Educators’ Challenge Awards. The award, given by the Global Challenges Foundation, recognizes innovative methods of engaging young people and the general public around global risks such as climate change, nuclear weapons, and pandemics. It was announced in a ceremony at the London School of Economics in London on May 15.
Peace Boat takes part in the Educators’ Challenge final in London
Peace Boat’s Ocean and Climate Youth Ambassadors Programme is one of the finalists of the Educators’ Challenge competition, which sought innovative methods to engage students and broader audiences in discussions on the importance and principles of global governance, its history, and its potential future. All the finalist will participate in a public event in London on May 15.
Peace Boat hosts session at the Global Festival of Action for Sustainable Development
The UN SDG Festival for Action for Sustainable Development organised by the UN SDG Action focused on several themes over the 3 days; Mobilization, Storytelling, Campaigning, Visualization, Connections and Inclusion.
SDG Global Festival of Action for Sustainable Development in Bonn, Germany
Peace Boat is a proud partner of the United Nations SDG Action Campaign and sent a delegation to the SDG Global Festival of Action held at the World Conference Center in Bonn, Germany, to reiterate its commitment to accelerating the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the partnership. The Festival focused on advocacy, citizen engagement, behavior change and political will needed to make the SDGs a reality.
Regarding the tragic attacks in Sri Lanka
Peace Boat's message regarding the tragic attacks in Sri Lanka on April 21.
Global Campaign on Military Spending 2019
Peace Boat joins more than 100 organisations from 35 countries around the world to take action as part of the Global Campaign on Military Spending (GCOMS) in April 2019.
Cyclone Idai: PBV Begins Rapid Assessment and Emer...
Peace Boat Disaster Relief Volunteer Centre (PBV) has dispatched an advanced team to Mozambique, which was particularly affected by Cyclone Idai, to conduct a rapid assessment and commence emergency relief operations.
Emergency Relief Fund for Cyclone Idai, Mozambique
The Peace Boat Disaster Relief Volunteer Center (PBV) will dispatch several staff to Mozambique, which was particularly affected by this disaster, to conduct an assessment of the local situation and needs and implement emergency relief following Cyclone Idai.
The A-Bombed Piano – A Voyage for Music and Peac...
This summer, “Akiko's A-bombed piano” will be travelling onboard Peace Boat from Hiroshima, and concerts will be organized in the ports visited throughout the East Asia Voyage.