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

Webinar Explores "Change in North Korea"

August 31, 2021

North America—IMAP held a webinar on the topic, “Change in North Korea – What Has to Happen and When Might it Be?”

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ILC2021 North America Executive Summary

July 29, 2021

North America—ILC2021 (July 13 & 27-29, 2021), webcast worldwide, was the second of three to be held this summer. This ILC was focused on Track II Diplomacy, humanitarian aid, NGOs and people-to-people engagement, including Faith-Based Organizations.

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IAED Explores Capital Ownership as Means of Empowerment

July 15, 2021

United States—On July 15, 2021, the International Association for Peace and Economic Development (IAED) sponsored a webinar on the topic “The Just Third Way: Universalizing Capital Ownership.”

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ILC Special Auxiliary Session Considers Approaches to Korea for the New U.S. Administration

June 29, 2021

North America—The special auxiliary session of the June 2021 International Leadership Conference for UPF’s North America region was titled “Biden Administration Policies and the Reunification of the Korean Peninsula.”

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ILC2021 North America: Overview

June 29, 2021

North America—ILC2021, webcast worldwide, was the first of three to be held this summer highlighting the thinking of leading experts on the Korean Peninsula, Northeast Asia and stakeholder parties.

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ILC Session VII - Military Experts Take a Sobering Look at Northeast Asia

June 26, 2021

North America—The seventh session of the June 2021 International Leadership Conference for UPF’s North America region was titled “Military Perspectives About and Within Northeast Asia.”

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ILC2021 North America Closing Session

June 26, 2021

North America—The closing session on June 24 was one of nine ILC webinars that were held from June 24 to June 29 under the theme “Toward Peaceful Reunification of the Korean Peninsula: Peace and Security.”

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ILC 2021 Session IV - Considering the Role of the Six-Party Talks for the Future of Korean Peninsula

June 25, 2021

North America—The fourth session of the June 2021 International Leadership Conference for UPF’s North America region was titled “Prospects for Renewal of the Six Party Talks: Goals vs. Expectations.”

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ILC 2021 Session V - Environmental Challenges in Northeast Asia

June 25, 2021

North America—The fifth session of the June 2021 International Leadership Conference for UPF’s North America region was titled “Northeast Asia Environmental Tipping Points after a Century of Conflict and Hard Choices: Deforestation, DMZ and the Gobi Desert.”

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ILC 2021 Session VI - Economic and Political Realities in Northeast Asia

June 25, 2021

North America—The sixth session of the June 2021 International Leadership Conference for UPF’s North America region was titled “Economic and Political Realities in Northeast Asia.”

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ILC2021 North America Sessions I and II - Opening and the State of Relations between U.S., China and Russia

June 24, 2021

North America—The opening session on June 24 was one of nine ILC webinars that were held from June 24 to June 29 under the theme “Toward Peaceful Reunification of the Korean Peninsula: Peace and Security.”

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ILC 2021 Session III - The Trilateral Relationship of Korea, Japan and the United States

June 24, 2021

North America—The third session of the June 2021 International Leadership Conference for UPF’s North America region was titled “Trilateral Relations among Korea, Japan and the U.S.”

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Bering Strait Tunnel and Inter-Continental Railway Proposed as Steps Toward Peace

June 17, 2021

Yekaterinburg, Russia—Webinar participants were moved by the project’s peacemaking potential.

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IAED Webinar Continues Discussion of Social Value Investing

June 17, 2021

United States—On June 21, IAED hosted the second webinar in its series on social value investing, a new approach in solving the world’s intractable problems.

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UPF Webinar Linked to United Nations General Assembly Special Session (UNGASS 2021) to Combat Corruption

June 3, 2021

New York, United States—UPF co-hosted a webinar titled “Combating Corruption: The Relevance and Capacities of Faith-Based Organizations.”

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IMAP Webinar Follows Up on U.S.–South Korea Summit

May 25, 2021

United States—On May 25, 2021, The Washington Times Foundation and UPF’s International Media Association for Peace (IMAP) sponsored a webinar on “Observations of the Biden–Moon Summit.”

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IAED Explores Public–Private Partnerships

May 20, 2021

United States—The International Association for Peace and Economic Development (IAPD) cosponsored with two international organizations an online conference on “Public–Private Partnerships: The Business of Telehealth.”

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The Impact of Harmful Social Media Discussed during UN IDF

May 19, 2021

United States—Commemorating the UN International Day of Families, UPF organized the virtual program “Families and New Technology: The Challenging Impact of Social Media.”

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Richard Rubenstein - In Memoriam

May 16, 2021

USA—A dear friend of the wider UPF community, Dr. Richard Lowell Rubenstein, age 97—world-renowned author, rabbi, scholar, university president—passed away on May 16, 2021.

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UN DESA Marks International Day of Families by Focusing on Technology

May 14, 2021

United States—The International Day of Families was commemorated by the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs with a webinar on May 14, 2021, on “Families and New Technologies.”

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