Fundamentally important to making positive change in the world are cooperative partnerships among like-minded organizations. The following list includes some of Peace Boat US’s many partners (in alphabetical order):
Blue Planet Alliance
The mission of the Blue Planet Alliance is to help islands and countries around the world to legislatively mandate a commitment to 100% renewable energy by 2045. They are also working with governments, businesses, and individuals to help grow a global movement aimed at reducing the negative impact on the planet, thus aligning human behavior more in harmony with nature.
Green Belt Movement
The Green Belt Movement (GBM) is an environmental organization that empowers communities, particularly women, to conserve the environment and improve livelihoods.
Friends of the Earth International (FoEI)
We are the world’s largest grassroots environmental network. We campaign on today’s most urgent environmental and social issues.
Global Kids, Inc. – the premier non-profit educational organization for global learning and youth development – works to ensure that urban youth have the knowledge, skills, experiences and values they need to succeed in school, participate effectively in the democratic process, and achieve leadership in their communities and on the global stage.
Global Partnership for the Prevention of Armed Concflict (GPPAC)
GPPAC is a global network of civil society organisations committed to act to prevent the escalation of conflict into violence, at national, regional and global levels.
Downtown Community Television (DCTV)
DCTV is a membership-based, non-profit, public access television network dedicated to building communities through telecommunications.
Hague Appeal for Peace (HAP)
The Hague Appeal for Peace is an international network of organizations and individuals dedicated to the abolition of war and making peace a human right.
Hibakusha Stories passes the legacy of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki to a new generation and empowers them with tools to build a world free of nuclear weapons. It is an initiative of Youth Arts New York in partnership with Peace Boat, the Hiroshima Peace Culture Foundation, the United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs and New York Theatre Workshop.
Human Rights Watch
Human Rights Watch is one of the world’s leading independent organizations dedicated to defending and protecting human rights.
International Alliance to Combat Ocean Acidification
The OA Alliance, brings together governments and organizations from across the world dedicated to taking urgent action to protect coastal communities and livelihoods from the threat of ocean acidification and other climate ocean impacts. Together, OA members are elevating urgency and ambition for climate action, integrating ocean into climate commitments, and translating knowledge into policy actions.
International Campaign for the Abolition of Nuclear Weapons (ICAN)
ICAN is a global campaign coalition working to mobilize people in all countries to inspire, persuade and pressure their governments to initiate and support negotiations for a treaty banning nuclear weapons.
Oceanic Global inspires us to care deeply for the ocean and provides solutions to protect it. The international NGO sheds light on humanity’s essential relationship to the ocean and empowers individuals, communities, and industries to create positive change. Oceanic Global creates educational experiences, consults on sustainable operations, and engages local communities to generate measurable impact for our collective wellbeing.
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 programs, cooperative projects, and advocacy.
tUrn Project, Santa Clara University
The tUrn Project is a climate crisis awareness and action week at Santa Clara University, held in October and April of each year. During this week, all faculty, staff, students and guests are invited to stop what they would otherwise be doing, change their lectures, change the syllabus and change the meeting agenda for a little time in order to lean into the climate crisis from different disciplinary angles.
Sustainable Ocean Alliance
The Sustainable Ocean Alliance (SOA) is a nonprofit organization that develops leaders, cultivates ideas, and accelerates solutions in the field of ocean health and sustainability. In alignment with the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goal Number 14 to conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development, SOA addresses the greatest threats to the global ocean through two programs: Ocean Leadership training and the Ocean Solutions Accelerator.
United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA)
UNODA provides substantive and organizational support for norm-setting in the area of disarmament through the work of the General Assembly and its First Committee, the Disarmament Commission, the Conference on Disarmament and other bodies.