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

National Parents Day Commemorated in Washington, DC

July 24, 2019

Washington, DC, United States—National Parents Day celebration honored couples who are exemplary leaders in living for the sake of others.

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UPF-International Participates in UN Agribusiness and Economic Industry Summit

July 24, 2019

New York, United States—The fifth annual Agribusiness and Economic Industry Summit addressed chronic undernourishment, particularly in Africa.

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UPF-USA Program in Rhode Island Celebrates Parents and the Family

July 6, 2019

Warwick, Rhode Island—A National Parents’ Day award was presented to an outstanding immigrant family from the DR Congo.

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Global Day of Parents Observed at UN Headquarters

June 11, 2019

New York, United States—A UN panel affirmed the essential role of mothers and fathers for children’s well-being and building good societies.

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Gathering at UN Promotes Unselfishness as Key for Peacebuilding

May 29, 2019

New York, USA—Civic and religious leaders met with future president of UN General Assembly at forum to discuss values.

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International Day of Families Observed at UN

May 15, 2019

New York, United States—A large audience gathered at the UN headquarters to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the International Day of Families.

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African Culture Celebrated in New York

April 28, 2019

New York, United States—More than 300 people of African descent attended an African Cultural Family Festival that was co-sponsored by UPF USA.

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African Conference Reaches for Global Connections

April 27, 2019

Durham, United States—Thirty-five guests attended an “African Conference Global Connections,” which was held in the U.S. state of North Carolina.

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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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University Program in Las Vegas Aims to Strengthen Family

April 13, 2019

Las Vegas, United States—Despite living in the midst of a sexualized culture, we can safeguard the family, conference speakers said.

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UPF Participates in the World Bank’s Global Faith Initiative

April 10, 2019

Washington, DC—UPF’s Executive Office Took Part in the World Bank’s roundtable discussion of “The Role of Faith in the Human Capital Project.”

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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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UN CSW Program Affirms Benefits of Healthy Families for Women and Girls

March 14, 2019

New York, United States—UPF co-sponsored a CSW side event about the empowerment that women and girls receive from a thriving family.

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UN CSW Program Discusses the Role of Parents

March 12, 2019

New York, United States—Parents’ influence on their children realizing their full potential was the theme of a parallel event to the Commission on the Status of Women.

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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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