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. Phillip Victor Sanchez
President, Educational Foundation of the Americas

National Peace Council Member

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

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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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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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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Global Day of Parents Observed at UN

June 1, 2017

New York, United States—The essential role of parents and family cohesion in ensuring children’s well-being was discussed at a program held at the United Nations.

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RYS Gives U.S. Youth a Capital Training

May 27, 2017

Washington, D.C., United States—For the second year, the Religious Youth Service welcomed participants of a youth leadership program to take part in its summer project.

 

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Africa Day 2017 Celebrated in New York City

May 25, 2017

New York, United States—“Harnessing the Demographic Dividend through Investments in Youth” was the theme of a gala celebration of Africa Day.

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UN Program Focuses on the Importance of Parents

May 18, 2017

New York, United States—“Parents’ Role in Helping Their Children Thrive” was the theme of a program held at the United Nations to commemorate the UN International Day of Families.

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UN NGO Committee on Spirituality Appoints New Senior Adviser

April 26, 2017

New York, United States—The NGO Committee on Spirituality, Values and Global Concerns-New York (CSVGC-NY) has appointed Ambassador Isaiah Chabala, a former ambassador of Zambia to the United Nations and to the European Union, as its senior advisor.

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SDGs and the Family Discussed at UN Program

March 22, 2017

New York, United States—The family is essential to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals, according to speakers at a side event to the 2017 Commission on the Status of Women.

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UN Program Discusses Support for Survivors of Trafficking

March 22, 2017

New York, United States—During the 2017 Commission on the Status of Women, a program was held at the United Nations headquarters entitled “Economically Empowering Trafficking Survivors to Stay Permanently off the Streets.”

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UN Program Explores Value of ‘Family Capital’

March 21, 2017

New York, United States—A side event to the 2017 Commission on the Status of Women was held under the title “Family Capital: The Engine for Women’s Development.”

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