UNITED STATES

Chapter Secretary General

Mr. Ricardo de Sena

Global Peace Council Member

Hon. Matt Salmon
Member (1995-2001), United States House of Representatives

National Peace Council Member

Hon. Earl F. Hilliard
Former Member, Congress of theUnited States of America

National Peace Council Member

Dr. Cheryl Ann Lau
Judge Pro Tempore, Carson City Justice and Municipal Courts

National Peace Council Member

Amb. Sam Hanna Zakhem
Former Ambassador, Embassy of the United States of America to Bahrain

Summit of Parliamentarians Held at UN

September 4, 2018

New York, United States—UPF Vice President Dr. Tageldin Hamad chaired a high-level roundtable at the United Nations during a Summit of Parliamentarians.

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UPF Co-sponsors Faith Discussion at UN

August 22, 2018

New York, United States—UPF co-sponsored a discussion at United Nations headquarters about the right to freedom of thought, conscience and religion.

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‘Natural Womanhood’ for Optimal Health

June 10, 2018

Tarrytown, United States—The effect of hormones on women’s health and reproductive functioning was the topic of a program co-sponsored by UPF.

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Global Day of Parents Observed at the UN

June 1, 2018

New York, United States—UPF co-sponsored an event at United Nations headquarters commemorating Global Day of Parents 2018.

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Africa Day Celebrated in New York City

May 25, 2018

New York, United States—The Universal Peace Federation partnered with the African Union in celebrating the 55th Africa Day.

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Peace Road USA Hits the Road in Elizabeth, NJ

May 20, 2018

Elizabeth, New Jersey—Peace Road USA opens Summer 2018 with its first event.

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Coalition Unites to End Sexual Exploitation

April 7, 2018

Herndon, United States—A diverse and bipartisan group of more than 600 people attended the 2018 Global Summit to End Sexual Exploitation.

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Empowering Rural Girls and Women through the Family

March 21, 2018

New York, United States—During the 62nd session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women, UPF co-sponsored a program on empowering rural girls and women.

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UN Education Event Stresses Girls’ Inherent Dignity

March 15, 2018

New York, United States—UPF was one of the organizers of an event at the United Nations headquarters titled “Integral Education of Rural Girls and Women.”

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International Women’s Day Celebrated in the United States

March 8, 2018

United States—Several local chapters of UPF celebrated International Women’s Day in March 2018, highlighting the work of women in different fields of endeavor.

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UPF Promotes Family Capital at UN Book Table

February 2, 2018

New York, United States—UPF was one of the organizers of a book table at the United Nations which promoted the family as fundamental for social development.

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UPF-USA Chapters Celebrate World Interfaith Harmony Week

February 2, 2018

United States—Guests in Utah, Hawaii, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New Mexico, and Washington, DC gather to celebrate diverse religious traditions.

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African Leaders Visit Hawaiian Coffee Farms

December 10, 2017

Kona, United States—In December, UPF convened a special International Leadership Conference (ILC) for African leaders dedicated to the theme “Entrepreneurship and Sustainable Development: The Responsibility of Business Leaders,” in Kona, Hawaii.

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Event at the UN Stresses Fathers’ Value for Daughters

November 30, 2017

New York, United States—UPF was one of the sponsors of an event held at the United Nations on the importance of fathers to the development of their daughters.

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UPF Co-Sponsors Global Forum on Settlements

October 31, 2017

New York, United States—UPF was one of the sponsors of the 12th Global Forum on Human Settlements and the 2017 Sustainable Cities and Human Settlements Awards Ceremony.

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UPF-USA Commemorates International Day of Peace

September 28, 2017

Crownsville, United States—"Together We Can Bring Peace” was the title of a peace breakfast forum in Maryland held in observance of the UN International Day of Peace.

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International Day of Peace Observed Across USA

September 21, 2017

United States—UPF marked the 2017 UN International Day of Peace in more than a dozen locations across the United States.

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Jains Honor UPF Leaders for Peacebuilding

July 29, 2017

New York, United States—The UPF International chair and vice president were honored at an event sponsored by the Shrimad Rajchandra Mission.

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UPF Chair Addresses Bamba Day Program at the UN

July 28, 2017

New York, United States—UPF International Chair Dr. Thomas G. Walsh addressed a special program at the UN General Assembly Hall in honor of Cheikh Ahmadou Bamba Day.

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IAPP Hosts UN Luncheon to Discuss Northeast Asia

July 14, 2017

New York, United States—“Building Peace and Stability in Northeast Asia” was the theme of a high-level special luncheon held by UPF and the International Association of Parliamentarians for Peace (IAPP) at the United Nations.

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