Javier, IVS activist and former Service Civique volunteer in Solidarites Jeunesses, repesented CCIVS in the program of Peace Boat;”Peace Education and the Sustainable Developement Goals in Latin America” from June 20 to July 3 in New York City, US.

“Peace Boat is an International Non-Governmental Organisation, based in Japan, but with a office in NYC which is charge of maintain a Special Consultative Status with the United Nations.

Peace Boat US works to build a culture of peace around the world by connecting people across borders and creating opportunities for learning, activism and cooperation. 
Programs combine learning, activism, advocacy, and travel, enabling participants to learn first-hand about global issues such as war, environmental degradation, gender violence, and other issues. Participants experience grassroots peace-building efforts to find non-violent, creative, and constructive solutions, from local communities to global advocacy networks.


I was selected to participate in the program “PEACE EDUCATION AND THE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPEMENT GOALS IN LATIN AMERICA” where as young for peace I had the opportunity to represent our IVS movement during an on board session called ” Young for SDG” in front og more than 250 passengers and partners.

Regarding CCIVS, I spoke about the organisation and I focused on Raising Peace Campaign linked to the SDG number 17 “Partnership for goals”, the presentation was simultaneous translated in 3 languages: Japanese, Chinese and Korean.




Thank you for the opportunity to present CCIVS on board! I feel really proud to being part of this movement. – Javier “

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