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

Faith-Based Webinar Takes Up Topic of Justice

July 28, 2020

UPF International, New York— On July 28, 2020, the Coalition of Faith-Based Organizations held a web conference titled “In Search of Social Justice: Criminal Justice Reform and the Restoration of Solidarity and Trust in our Communities.”

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International Panel of Faith Leaders Addresses Spike in Violence Against Women

June 29, 2020

United States—The Coalition of Faith-Based Organizations held a web conference titled “Violence Against Women in the Time of COVID-19.”

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UPF “Peace Talks” Webinar Looks at Post-Covid Economic Outlook for the Americas

June 27, 2020

United States—Experts from the Americas—North, South and the Caribbean—discuss the economic challenges brought by the pandemic.

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Latest “Peace Talks” Program Features Four First Ladies

June 19, 2020

United States—On June 19, 2020, UPF International held a web conference titled “The Leadership of Women in Times of Crisis.”

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UPF-USA’s 11th Weekly Prayer Webcast Includes Representatives from the Three Abrahamic Faiths

June 18, 2020

United States—UPF-USA’s eleventh weekly Interfaith Prayer for the Nation and the World was convened on the Zoom and Facebook platforms on Thursday, June 18, at 1 PM (EDT) through a call out to Ambassadors for Peace, UPF members and friends of UPF.

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UPF-USA’s Tenth Weekly Interfaith Prayer Draws over 800 Participants

June 11, 2020

United States—UPF-USA’s tenth weekly Interfaith Prayer for the Nation and the World was convened on the Zoom and Facebook platforms on Thursday, June 11.

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In Search of Peace, for our Cities, our Nations and the World

June 9, 2020

New York, New York, USA—Statement by the Universal Peace Federation (UPF)

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UPF "Peace Talks" Webinar Facilitates Conversation about Race in Aftermath of Killing of George Floyd

June 5, 2020

UPF International, United States—UPF’s webinar “Searching for Peace: A Conversation About Race, Justice, Trust and Community drew almost 400 viewers from 52 countries.

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“Help Turn the Tide”

June 5, 2020

Women’s Federation for World Peace, United States—The Women’s Federation for World Peace, an affiliate of UPF, issued the statement “Help Turn the Tide” on June 5, the day of the Minneapolis memorial service for George Floyd.

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Over 1,000 People Participate in UPF-USA’s Ninth Interfaith Prayer

June 4, 2020

United States—UPF-USA’s ninth weekly Interfaith Prayer for the Nation and the World was convened on the Zoom and Facebook platforms on Thursday, June 4.

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UN Global Day of Parents Upheld in UPF’s Webinar on the Role of Parents

June 2, 2020

UPF-USA, United States—In commemoration of the UN Global Day of Parents, UPF-USA held a web conference titled “Role of Parents for Sustainable Development and World Peace.”

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UPF’s "Peace Talks" Webinar Looks at Israel, Palestine, and Beyond

May 29, 2020

UPF International, United States—UPF International’s web conference, “Challenges and Prospects for Peace in the Holy Land: A Conversation During the Time of Covid-19,” drew over 300 participants form 52 countries.

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UPF-USA’s Eighth Interfaith Prayer for the Nation and World attracts about 370 Viewers from across the Country

May 28, 2020

United States—UPF-USA’s eighth weekly Interfaith Prayer for the Nation and the World was convened on the Zoom/Facebook platform on Thursday, May 28, at 1 PM (EST) through a call out to Ambassadors of Peace, UPF members and friends of UPF.

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U.S.–China Relationship Is Focus of UPF’s Sixth "Peace Talks" Programs

May 22, 2020

UPF International, United States—The sixth program in UPF’s "Peace Talks," dealt with “USA, China and International Relations in the Post-Covid Era: Cold War or Rapprochement?” and had more than 250 participating viewers from 57 countries.

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UPF’s Fifth "Peace Talks" Zoom Program Addresses the Impact of Covid-19 on Families

May 15, 2020

UPF International, New York–The fifth program of UPF’s Peace Talks series, “The Covid-19 Crisis and Its Impact on Families,” had almost 300 participants from 84 countries.

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Coalition of Faith-Based Organizations Holds First Webinar

May 11, 2020

UPF International, New York— The first program for the Coalition of Faith-Based Organizations’ Spirituality and Justice Initiative webinar series had over 120 participants from 24 countries.

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UPF’s Fourth Peace Talk Addresses “Prospects and Challenges for Peace on the Korean Peninsula”

May 8, 2020

UPF International, New York—The fourth program of “Peace Talks” had over 325 participants from 68 countries. 

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UPF-USA’s Fifth Interfaith Prayer for the Nation and the World Draws 765 Participants

May 7, 2020

United States—UPF-USA’s fifth weekly Interfaith Prayer for the Nation and the World was convened on the Zoom platform on Thursday, May 7, at 1 PM (EST) through a call out to Ambassadors of Peace, UPF members and friends of UPF.

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UPF’s Third “Peace Talks” Webinar Shifts Focus to Parliamentarians

May 1, 2020

UPF International, New York—The third program of “Peace Talks,” titled “The Role of Parliamentarians in Addressing the Coronavirus Crisis,” May 1, 2020 had over 700 participants from 89 countries.

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UPF Continues Weekly International Webcast to Address Challenges of Covid-19

April 24, 2020

UPF International, New York—The second edition of “Peace Talks,” titled “Governance Challenges in the Era of the Coronavirus,” had over 500 participants from 94 countries.

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