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GPPAC Northeast Asia Statement – Calling for a Peaceful Relationship between the Governments of the Republic of Korea and Japan

4/09/2019

GPPAC Northeast Asia Statement – Calling for a Peaceful Relationship between the Governments of the Republic of Korea and Japan

Peace Boat takes part in the Asia-Pacific Climate Week to boost climat...

2/09/2019

A Peace Boat delegation is travelling to Bangkok (Thailand) to take part in the Asia-Pacific Climate Week 2019 (APCW), an event to boost the region’s response to the current climate emergency. The event will take place at the United Nations Conference Centre in Bangkok, Thailand, from 2 to 6 September 2019.

Study Tours in Ishinomaki

1/09/2019

Since the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami in 2011, Peace Boat has developed our relationship with the people in Ishinomaki.

Global University 2019 ends in Kobe

30/08/2019

On August 23, Peace Boat’s East Asia Voyage 2019 returned to Kobe. Amongst the over 1,000 passengers were 35 students and young professionals from China, Japan, Malaysia, the Philippines, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand and the United States who took part in Peace Boat’s Global University during their journey. For 21 days, the Global University participants engaged in a rigorous programme, designed around the overall theme of “Building Peaceful and Inclusive Societies Together in Asia.”

Making a habit of dialogue - GPPAC Northeast Asia and the Ulaanbaatar Process V meet in Mongolia

28/08/2019

The Global Partnership for the Prevention of Armed Conflict (GPPAC) Northeast Asia Regional Meeting and fifth Ulaanbaatar Process meeting was convened in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia between August 22-24, 2019.

Peace Boat visits Ishinomaki, Miyagi Prefecture

28/08/2019

On August 21, Peace Boat’s passenger ship the Ocean Dream called to the port of Ishinomaki for the first time in six years. The visit was part of Peace Boat’s East Asia Voyage 2019.

The ship was warmly welcomed by local people with fishing boat flags and Kurofune taiko drums from Date, Ogatsu-cho, as it entered the industrial port of Ishinomaki.

Peace Boat takes part in the UN DGC 68th Civil Soc...

26/08/2019

Activists battling climate change, a former child soldier and health workers pioneering new treatments around the world are among thousands of participants who will gather in Salt Lake City, Utah, US, from 26 to 28 August at the sixty-eighth annual United Nations Civil Society Conference for a global conversation on building inclusive and sustainable cities and communities. A Peace Boat delegation will travel to Salt Lake City to introduce our educational programmes for SDG education, carried out on board our ship.

Youth Champions for Securing our Common Future: Fr...

20/08/2019

Peace Boat and the United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA) invite you to join us for a special event, coinciding with the UN General Assembly - First Committee on Disarmament, Peace and Security, with approximately 75 young people from the ages 18–30 who will participate in activities promoting peace and disarmament in relationship to the UN Sustainable Development Goals. The event will take place at UN Headquarters and onboard Peace Boat on Friday, October 11, 2019. 

Rest in peace and harmony - Kolwane Mantu

7/08/2019

Peace Boat is deeply saddened to learn of the passing of our long-time friend and partner, Kolwane Mantu of the African Youth Ensemble.

Notice regarding Peace Boat visit to Hiroshima, Au...

5/08/2019

Due to the typhoons no.8 (Francisco) and no.9 (Lekima) currently approaching Japan, Peace Boat's open ship planned to take place in Hiroshima on August 6 (Tuesday) has regretfully been cancelled.

Global University sets sail around East Asia

4/08/2019

Peace Boat’s East Asia Voyage 2019 set sail on August 4. One of the special projects to take place during this voyage is Peace Boat’s Global University.

Peace Boat visits Kuril Dhagun: Brisbane through i...

30/07/2019

During Peace Boat's visit to Brisbane a group of participants joined a programme with local indigenous organisation, BlackCard.