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Peace Boat presents a report and a 360 film of the...


Coinciding with the youth-led Global Climate Strikes taking place this September, Peace Boat has published the report of the third edition of the Ocean and Climate Youth Ambassadors Programme. Peace Boat invites youth from small islands on the frontline of the climate crisis to travel onboard its ship to raise awareness of the impacts of climate change and ocean degradation. Peace Boat has also made a 360 video about the programme.

Peace Boat in support of the Climate Action Summit...


In support of the Climate Summit, SDG Summit and New York Climate Week, Peace Boat will host events in Manhattan to introduce our climate programmes and our Ecoship Project and bring partners together to build momentum and share best practices.

Peace Boat to take part in the Nobel Peace Summit ...


Peace Boat will participate in the World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates in Mexico between September 19 to 22, as one of the semifinalist organisations for 2019 Billion Acts Hero Awards.

Guest Educators 102nd Global Voyage


On September 2, the 102nd Global Voyage departed from Yokohoma. This voyage will visit 23 destinations and will return to Japan on December 12. During every Peace Boat voyage, a wide range of guests from all over the world join the participants onboard, including university professors, photographers, journalists, civil society representatives and artists. 

Peace Boat at the Asia-Pacific Climate Week in Ban...


Asia-Pacific Climate Week (APCW) in Bangkok, Thailand wrapped up on September 6, with participants agreeing on a set of key takeaways on what steps urgently need to be taken for the region to be able to profit from the advantages of the transition to low carbon and to be able to build resilience to the worst impacts of climate change. A Peace Boat delegation was at this conference and organized a side event titled “Industry transition and multi-stakeholder engagement for climate action and the SDGs”.

GPPAC Northeast Asia Statement – Calling for a P...


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 ...


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


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


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 ...


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


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...


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.