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

Seminar at the UN for UPF Ambassadors for Peace from Korea

May 13, 2015

New York, United States—Forty Ambassadors for Peace from UPF-Korea took part in a seminar at the UN on May 13, 2015 in commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the founding of the United Nations. 

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Las Vegas Forum on Becoming True Peacebuilders

April 29, 2015

Las Vegas, United States—The Las Vegas chapter of UPF-USA held its monthly program at Las Vegas City Hall on April 29, 2015.

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UPF Principles Presented in Washington Seminar

April 26, 2015

Washington, D.C., United States—A seminar on the UPF Principles was given to a diverse group of Ambassadors for Peace and guests on April 26, 2015.

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Nigerians in the US Express Hope for Their Homeland

April 25, 2015

San Francisco, United States—UPF-USA hosted a community of faith breakfast in the San Francisco Bay Area on April 25, 2015.

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US Navy Veteran Speaks at Seattle Meeting

April 23, 2015

Seattle, United States—Twenty-six Ambassadors for Peace and friends gathered at the Windermere House in Seattle on April 23 to hear a speaker, network, and share an excellent meal together.  

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Washington Diplomats Experience the Way of Tea

April 23, 2015

Washington, D.C., United States—UPF staff and volunteers treated members of Washington’s diplomatic corps and other dignitaries to a display of Japan’s traditional tea ceremony.

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Ambassadors for Peace in Seattle Develop Plans

April 16, 2015

Seattle, United States—The lovely TPC Snoqualmie Ridge Club offered spectacular views of Mount Si and the Cascade Mountains as members of UPF in Washington State met to review activities and make plans.

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

March 31, 2015

Washington D.C., United States — The UPF Public Affairs Office in Washington, D.C., partnered with the 93-year-old Woman’s National Democratic Club to host an International Women’s Day commemoration for 70 guests on March 31, 2015.

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UPF-USA Launches Office of Asian Affairs

March 28, 2015

New York, United States—UPF-USA launched its Office of Asian Affairs with an assembly held under the theme “Security and Understanding in the Asia Pacific Region.”

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Forum at the UN Promotes Interreligious Dialogue and Sustainable Development

March 27, 2015

New York, United States - Both UPF and the UN Alliance of Civilizations believe that interfaith dialogue can help nations live in peace, stated H.E. Mr. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser, the UN High Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations, at a consultation at the UN headquarters.

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A Testimony in Seattle of 'Giving God’s Love to the Homeless and Poor'

March 26, 2015

Seattle, United States - Twenty Ambassadors for Peace and friends gathered on March 26 in Seattle to hear Ambassador for Peace Mr. Bert Caoili speak on “Giving God’s Love to the Homeless and Poor.”

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Las Vegas Proposed as a Model City for Peacebuilding

March 19, 2015

Las Vegas, United States - The Las Vegas chapter of UPF-USA met at the Now Café in the Las Vegas City Hall on March 19 to promote a vision for Las Vegas becoming the model city for peacebuilding in America.

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Ambassadors for Peace in Seattle Consider America's Destiny

February 26, 2015

Seattle, United States—Nearly thirty Ambassadors for Peace and guests gathered in Seattle on February 26, 2015 for a meeting and to hear plans for UPF-USA in 2015.

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World Interfaith Harmony Week Observed in Washington, D.C.

February 19, 2015

DC HarmonyWeek 2015 02 19Washington, D.C., United States - Representatives of five world religions attended a program honoring World Interfaith Harmony Week which was organized by UPF International and The Washington Times Foundation.

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UPF Signs Working Agreement with UN Alliance of Civilizations

February 18, 2015

New York, United States — UPF has signed a working agreement with the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations, a group founded 10 years ago to promote dialogue between the Western and Islamic worlds.

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UPF Statement on the Family Given during the UN Commission on Social Development

February 13, 2015

New York, United States - During the 53rd Session of the Commission on Social Development, Dr. Tageldin Hamad, Secretary General of UPF, read a statement encouraging the Commission to consider the stable family as fundamental for addressing social problems.

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World Interfaith Harmony Week Observed in Salt Lake City, US

February 5, 2015

Salt Lake City, United States - Pouring water into a common bowl symbolized different faiths coming together in harmony during the Interfaith Roundtable’s annual Interfaith Prayer Breakfast in Salt Lake City Feb. 5.

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Ambassadors for Peace Organize Fervent Unity Prayer in Seattle

January 17, 2015

Seattle, United States—On January 17, 2015, the Ambassadors for Peace Association Washington State held its first Unity Prayer Meeting in Jose Rizal Park, Seattle.

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UPF-USA Honors the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

January 15, 2015

Las Vegas, United States—UPF-USA set up a booth spreading the message of “Living the Dream” at Dream Fest, an event to honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., on January 19, 2015.

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Japanese Tea Ceremony in Washington D.C.

January 8, 2015

DC TeaCeremony 2015 01 08Washington, D.C., United States - The coldest day of the winter couldn’t stop 29 internationally minded women from savoring a traditional Japanese tea ceremony.

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