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

UPF Leaders Honored at Interfaith Banquet

April 25, 2019

Dearborn Heights, United States—The Islamic House of Wisdom presented awards to two top leaders of the Universal Peace Federation.

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U.S. Convocation of IAPD and IAPP Held in Los Angeles

April 6, 2019

Los Angeles, United States—The convocation explored the role of religious and civic leaders in peacebuilding.

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A Report on UPF Engagement with the UN NGO Committee on Spirituality and Values

March 26, 2019

New York, United States—From 2017 to 2018, UPF chaired the NGO Committee on Spirituality, Values and Global Concerns-NY.

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International Women’s Day Observed in Washington, D.C.

March 16, 2019

Washington, D.C., United States—Eighty women leaders and members of the clergy attended the celebration at The Washington Times.

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A Celebration of the Family in U.S. State of Virginia

March 16, 2019

Fairfax, United States—A Celebration of the Family World Peace Festival brought together a broad spectrum of family proponents.

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UPF Forum on Marriage

February 23, 2019

Bridgeport, United States—In an era when marriage is increasingly under attack, a forum asks if the institution is worth preserving.

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Plant Seeds of Peace in Early Childhood, Conference Advises

November 29, 2018

New Haven, United States—A conference of educators asked the question, “Can early childhood development advance ‘The Culture of Peace?’”

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IAPD Convenes Religious Leaders in New York

November 12, 2018

New York, United States—Nearly 300 clergy and lawmakers attended a UPF conference with the goal of overcoming division and building unity.

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UPF Attends Princeton Sexual Integrity Conference

October 27, 2018

New Jersey, United States—UPF was represented at the annual Sexuality, Integrity and the University conference, held at Princeton University.

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Summit of Parliamentarians Held at the United Nations

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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