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

D. Burton: Address to World Summit 2014

August 10, 2014

Tell all of your friends and neighbors and political leaders how important it is for us to carry on the fight against drug trafficking and human trafficking.

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UN Panel on Women Making a Difference Globally

July 24, 2014

The empowerment of women was the theme of a panel discussion at the New York headquarters of the United Nations.

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Religious Youth Service Project in Washington DC

July 24, 2014

Washington DC, USA - A Religious Youth Service project in the US capital July 21-24, 2014, introduced young leaders to the vision, spiritual heritage and teachings of various religions as the foundation for developing leadership and peacemaking skills. Participants also met with members of Congress and senior leaders of government during the program.

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Religious Youth Service Project Held in Washington DC

July 24, 2014

Washington DC, USA - A Religious Youth Service program in the US capital July 21-24, 2014, featured interfaith education, developing personal leadership and peacemaking skills, and planting trees at a Buddhist monastery.

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American Leadership Conference Held in Washington DC

July 12, 2014

Washington DC, USA - A conference on the theme “The USA at a Turning Point: Building a Nation and a World of Peace,” at the Washington Times on July 12, 2014, appealed to participants to work together for peace.

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Washington DC Forum: The Corruption Factor in the Destabilization and Violence of African Societies

June 25, 2014

Washington DC, USA - The UPF Office of Peace and Security Affairs, in partnership with SeraphimGLOBAL, held a forum on, “The Corruption Factor in the Destabilization and Violence of African Societies,” June 25, 2014 in Washington DC.

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T. Hamad: Remarks at the Africa Day 2014 Celebration in New York

June 23, 2014

We fully endorse and recognize the urgent need for serious attention to be given to the topic of food security. As both population and sea levels rise, we become increasingly aware of the human family's vulnerabilities. It is our collective responsibility to help feed the 842 million people do not have enough food to eat.

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March for Marriage in Washington DC

June 19, 2014

Washington DC, USA - In front of the US Capitol on a sunny and hot June 19, 2014, several thousand marriage supporters as well as over 40 cosponsors gathered for speeches and a March for Marriage.

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Forum at the UN Discusses the Significance of Parents for Human Development

June 17, 2014

New York, USA - In commemoration of the 20th Anniversary of the International Year of the Family and the Global Day of Parents, the Permanent Mission of Grenada and UPF organized a forum at the UN about "The Significance of Parents in Human and Societal Development" June 17, 2014.

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UPF and Global Citizen Forum Host Dinner for the UN Community

June 12, 2014

New York, USA - The Global Citizen Forum and UPF jointly organized a high-level dinner on June 12, 2014 for a group of United Nations associates and friends of UPF.

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International Day of Families Observed in Washington DC

June 12, 2014

Washington DC, USA - An International Day of Families program took place at the Washington Times on June 12, 2014.

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Forum at the UN in New York: "What Religious Leaders Can Do to End the Exploitation of Women and Children"

June 11, 2014

New York, USA - With recent abductions of Nigerian girls by the Islamist militant group, Boko Haram, attention has focused human trafficking. A June 11, 2014 forum at the UN in New York asked what religious leaders can do to end exploitation of women and girls.

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Washington DC Forum: Russia as a US Partner for Stability and Peace in the World

May 28, 2014

Washington DC, USA - The UPF Office of Peace and Security Affairs in Washington held a forum on: “Despite Present Problems: Russia as a U.S. Partner for Stability and Peace in the World” on May 28, 2014.

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Africa Day 2014 Celebrated with the Diplomatic Community in New York

May 23, 2014

New York, USA - The African Union in partnership with UPF and the United Nations African Ambassadors Spouses Group organized a celebration of Africa Day at the Manhattan Center in New York City on May 23, 2014.

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UPF Statement about Families: Annual Ministerial Review, UN Economic and Social Council

May 7, 2014

The family has great capacities to encourage and promote education, empowerment of women, essential social skills, job skills and literacy. All are necessary conditions for a realistic and successful sustainable  development agenda. Thus, the family is a driver of sustainability and must be included in the implementation of the sustainable development goals.

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Washington DC Forum: The Coming Arctic Boom and Polar Foreign Policy

April 30, 2014

Washington DC, USA - In light of environmental concerns and the rich natural resources of the Arctic, UPF's Washington DC Office of Peace and Security Affairs hosted a forum on “The Coming Arctic Boom and Polar Foreign Policy” on April 30, 2014.

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Japanese Tea Ceremony for Diplomats in Washington DC

April 17, 2014

Washington DC, USA - A Japanese tea ceremony was held on April 17, 2014, during the spring season in Washington, DC, when people come from all over the world to enjoy the famous cherry blossoms.

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International Women's Day 2014 Observed in Washington DC

March 27, 2014

Washington DC, USA - The UN International Women’s Day was commemorated at the distinguished and historic location, the Rayburn House Office Building in Washington, DC on March 27, 2014.

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Washington DC Forum: China as a Partner for Economic and Political Stability

March 26, 2014

Washington DC, USA: A forum on “The Role of China as a Partner for Economic and Political Stability in Asia and the World,” March 26, 2014, was moderated by Ralph E. Winnie, Jr., Director of the Eurasia Center’s China Program.

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Side Events to the 58th UN Commission on the Status of Women

March 19, 2014

New York, USA - During the 58th session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women at the UN headquarters in New York in March 2014, UPF helped organize side events, one opposing human trafficking and the other urging the UN to consider women and the family as crucial drivers of social development.

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