Peace Boat is a Japan-based international NGO which promotes peace, human rights, and sustainability. Established in 1983, it holds Special Consultative Status with the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) of the United Nations (UN).

Peace Boat carries out its main activities through a passenger ship that travels the world. Working in partnership with UN SDG Action Campaign, Peace Boat’s activities onboard and in port empower participants, strengthen local capacity for sustainability, and build people-to-people cooperation beyond borders. The voyages, run on a social business model, blend sustainable tourism, lifelong learning and friendship activities with educational programmes, cooperative projects, and advocacy.

Peace Boat carries out our activities in partnership and is a member of the following networks, among others (in alphabetical order):

Global Partnership for the Prevention of Armed Conflict (GPPAC),
Northeast Asia Regional Secretariat
International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN),
International Steering Group
International Peace Bureau
Japan Campaign to Ban Landmines
Japan Civil Society Network on SDGs (SDGs Japan)
Japan Climate Initiative
Mission Blue Alliance partner
Nonviolent Peaceforce

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