Participants on the 101st Global Voyage had the opportunity to learn more about issues related to climate change due to the presence of climate change activist, Kya Lal, who joined the voyage from Papeete, Tahiti, to Lautoka, Fiji.
Planting the seeds of an independent and nuclear-free Tahiti
A long-term friend of Peace Boat, Gabriel Tetiarahi, founder of the NGO "Hiti Tau" (which means "stand up and make a change"), joined the 101st Global Voyage as a guest educator from Rapa Nui, Chile, to Papeete, Tahiti.
Peace Boat at the United Nations High-Level Political Forum on Sustain...
The United Nations High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) is being held from July 9-18 at the UN Headquarters in New York City. Peace Boat is participating in the HLPF through its 2 week-long exhibitions, several events and through its work on SDG 16 on peaceful societies as a member of the Global Partnership for the Prevention of Armed Conflict (GPPAC).
For a Nuclear Weapons Free World – Peace Boat activities in August 2019
Commemorating 74 years since the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, People Boat will call at the ports of Hiroshima on August 6 and Nagasaki on August 9, the respective anniversaries of the bombing in each city. These ports will be visited as part of Peace Boat's East Asia Voyage, travelling around Japan while also making visits to the Republic of Korea and Russia.
GPPAC welcomes historic meeting at the DMZ
The past few days have seen dramatic developments on the Korean Peninsula, with the historic meeting of President Donald Trump, Chairman Kim Jong Un, and President Moon Jae-in at Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) between the two Koreas.
Peace Boat participants witness a full solar eclipse
On Tuesday, July 2, a rare total eclipse completely blocked the Sun in parts of South America and the South Pacific. During the eclipse, Peace Boat was sailing between Rapa Nui and Tahiti. Participants on the 101st Global Voyage had the privilege to witness this unique event first hand from a very particular location.
Peace One Day and Jeremy Gilley onboard the 101st ...
What can you do to make peace? Who do you want to make peace with? Participants of the 101st Global Voyage had the opportunity to consider these questions as they learned about the work of non-profit organization Peace One Day through its founder, Jeremy Gilley.
Peace Boat and the Climate Reality Project
From June 5-7, Peace Boat attended the Climate Reality Leadership Corps, hosted by former US Vice-President and climate activist Al Gore in Brisbane, Australia.
The power of art for conflict transformation - exp...
María Elisa Pinto-García, founder and CEO of Colombian art-based social change organization the Prolongar Foundation, joined Peace Boat's 101st Global Voyage as a guest educator from Montego Bay, Jamaica to Cartagena, Colombia, sharing her experience related to peacebuilding and the link between art and conflict transformation. Currently, the central art-based practice of Prolongar Foundation is the Japanese Kintsugi technique, which invites us not to discard objects that have been broken, but rather to repair them and to enhance the damaged areas by filling the cracks with gold.
SOA Joins Peace Boat for UN World Oceans Day
SOA Programme Director, Brandon Levy, joined the 101st Global Voyage of Peace Boat as a symbol of the partnership between Sustainable Ocean Alliance and Peace Boat. Brandon joined Peace Boat's Ocean and Climate Youth Ambassadors and hundreds of participants on a voyage from Ponta Delgada to New York City, where they docked to host a special event for UN World Oceans Day on June 8, 2019.
The Ocean and Climate Youth Ambassadors celebrate ...
On June 7, Peace Boat’s Ocean and Climate Youth Ambassadors arrived in New York City, where the programme concluded with three intense days of activities to celebrate World Oceans Day with United Nations (UN) and civil society partners. They first took part in official activities at the UN Headquarters.