June 21, 2012
Delegates from the Fukushima Television Junior Orchestra will join Peace Boat's together with the world renowned “El Sistema” from Venezuela for music and cultural exchange.
June 19, 2012
Peace Boat was honoured to receive thanks from the Koshien Committee of the Ishinomaki Technical High School, whose baseball team made their first entry into Koshien.
November 8, 2011
Peace Boat has started collecting donations for the purpose of providing emergency relief to people suffering in earthquake affected areas of Turkey.
August 26, 2011
On July 26, “Corrida por Japon” or “Let's run for Japan” was held by the Japan Chamber of Commerce in Paraguay. Funds collected by the 1000 participants were donated to Peace Boat for disaster relief.
August 23, 2011
An exhibition of photographs from areas affected by the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake & Tsunami was conducted in 19 ports around the world during Peace Boat’s 73rd Global Peace Voyage.
August 11, 2011
August 10, 2011
The Nigerian community in Japan have been actively involved in relief efforts, supporting Peace Boat's project for people moving into temporary housing in Onagawa, Miyagi Prefecture.
August 9, 2011
Survivors of the 2004 Sumatra tsunami gave many tsunamika dolls to survivors of the tsunami which hit Japan this year, as a gift of support and a living symbol of overcoming such difficulty.
July 27, 2011
UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office Minister of State Jeremy Browne and British Ambassador David Warren visited Peace Boat's Central Kitchen.
July 25, 2011
July 22, 2011
July 21, 2011
There are many volunteer opportunities for people in Tokyo, either to continue activities after volunteering in Ishinomaki, or for those not able to directly go to the disaster affected areas.
June 25, 2011
Peace Boat is delivering relief goods for 94 temporary houses in Onagawa, 30km from Ishinomaki. Relief activities are diversifying to respond to the evolving community needs in the affected areas.
June 8, 2011
Peace Boat has opened a Central Kitchen in Ishinomaki in order to increase the number of meals that can be provided, improving efficiency, sustainability, safety and hygiene.
May 25, 2011
"It is important to make sure that efforts are sustainable – to guarantee meals not only today, but also tomorrow."
May 24, 2011
"Although the lives of the town and people will never go back to as it was, the community is working together to create new life. I really hope that I can continue to contribute in some way to this."
May 18, 2011
Over 180 'International Volunteers,' have joined Peace Boat's relief activities. The international community's presence is needed so that the devastation is not forgotten, and rebuilding can continue.
May 12, 2011
Peace Boat stores all donated relief goods such as food, sanitary goods, household items and cleaning equipment at the indoor sports hall of the Ishinomaki Senshu University.