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

International Day of Peace Observed in the USA

September 29, 2015

Washington, D.C., USA—UPF and the Washington Times Foundation collaborated once again to organize an inspiring program in celebration of the UN International Day of Peace. 

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Faith Leaders Issue Call to End Poverty by 2030

September 24, 2015

New York, USA—Over 100 faith leaders and representatives of faith-based NGOs, multilateral agencies, and governments gathered at the UN to discuss ways in which they can work together to achieve the SDGs. 

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International Day of Peace at the United Nations

September 21, 2015

New York, United States—The International Day of Peace 2015 was celebrated at the United Nations by a coalition of UN NGO committees and NGOs.

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RYS: Youth Leadership Program

July 15, 2015

Washington, D.C., USA—Young leaders from around the world participated in a Religious Youth Service project in Washington, D.C. from July 12-15.  

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Peace and Security Forum on "The Role of Religion in Peace-Building"

July 14, 2015

Washington, D.C., USA—On July 14, the UPF Office of Peace and Security Affairs held a forum on “The Role of Religion in Peace-Building.”

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Ambassadors for Peace Participate in UN's 70th Anniversary Concert

June 30, 2015

New York, United States—Ambassadors for Peace participated in a concert at the UN in New York in celebration of the UN’s 70th Anniversary, on June 30.

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Honduran and American Youth Pave “Pathways to Peace”

June 14, 2015

Nutley, USA—Honduran and American students participated in the “Pathways to Peace” cultural exchange project in New Jersey. 

 

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International Day of Families Observed in Washington, D.C.

June 4, 2015

Washington, D.C., USA—On June 4, UPF-DC and The Washington Times Foundation welcomed over 70 guests to celebrate the International Day of Families 2015.

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Youth Volunteer to Commemorate International Day of Families

May 29, 2015

Bronx, USA—On May 29, twelve youth participated in a UPF service project to commemorate the UN International Day of Families 2015.    

 

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Africa Day 2015 Celebrated in New York

May 27, 2015

New York, USA—The African Union in partnership with UPF and the United Nations African Ambassadors Spouses Group organized a celebration of Africa Day in New York on May 27.   

 

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UPF-USA Discusses Founder’s Vision of “One Family Under God”

May 21, 2015

Seattle, USA—UPF Ambassadors for Peace and guests gathered in Seattle on May 21 to discuss UPF founder Rev. Sun Myung Moon’s vision of “One Family Under God.” 

 

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Principles of Peace Spread in Virginia

May 17, 2015

Richmond, USA—On May 17, members and guests of UPF-Richmond gathered to discuss UPF's Principles of Peace. 

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New York Celebrates the International Day of Families

May 15, 2015

New York, USA—On May 15, UPF-USA and the Sun International Peace Federation co-organized a seminar in New York to commemorate the UN International Day of Families 2015. 

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Malaysian Parliamentarians Attend International Leadership Conference

May 13, 2015

Las Vegas, United States—More than ten Malaysian members of parliament and guests gathered in Las Vegas for an international leadership conference in May.  

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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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