Emilie McGlone

Director of Peace Boat US

Country of focus: Global
Based in New York

Emilie McGlone is the United Nations liaison and Director of Peace Boat US, a non-profit organization working to promote peace, sustainable development and respect for the environment through educational programs onboard the Peace Boat. Peace Boat is a chartered passenger ship that travels the world on peace voyages. Peace Boat holds Special Consultative Status with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations and works to create opportunities for international cooperation on environmental sustainability, cultural awareness and peace education. Founded in 1983 and nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize in 2008, Peace Boat has sailed on over 100 global voyages, carrying more than 60,000 people to more than 100 countries. Peace Boat recently launched a new initiative to build an Ecoship to sail around the world, showcasing green technology and design, while inspiring positive change to radically reduce our carbon footprint. Peace Boat’s Ecoship Project will build the world’s most sustainable passenger ship.