Chapter Secretary General

Mr. Larry Moffitt

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 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.


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.”


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.


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.”


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


American Leadership Conference Held in New York

December 19, 2014

New York, United States – UPF-USA, in partnership with UNESCO Center for Peace, New York Chapter, organized an American Leadership Conference on December 19, 2014 in New York City.


African Women Raise Funds to Stop Ebola

December 17, 2014

US Ebola 2014 12 17New York, United States - To fight the spread of the deadly Ebola virus in Africa, compassionate and energetic African women organized a fund-raiser on Dec. 17, 2014.


Washington DC Forum: “A Score Card: The First Three Years of Kim Jong Un’s Rule”

December 17, 2014

DC-Forum-2014-12-17Washington DC, USA - A Dec. 17, 2014 forum evaluating the first three years of Kim Jong Un’s rule over North Korea concluded that it has been “surprisingly significant.”


Religious Youth Service Alumni Reunion in Washington DC

December 13, 2014

DCRYS-2014-12-13Washington DC, USA – A Christmas gathering for alumni of Religious Youth Service projects took place Dec. 13, 2014 at the Peace Embassy in Washington, DC.


Forum at the UN in New York on the Role of Family-Oriented Policies in the Post-2014 Development Agenda

December 2, 2014

New York, USA - UPF co-sponsored a forum on Dec. 2, 2014, about recognizing the critical role of the family unit in achieving the sustainable development goals that are being formulated at the UN.


Educational Program for Ambassadors for Peace in Washington DC

November 22, 2014

DCAfPSeminar-2014-11-22Washington DC, USA - A UPF educational program for Ambassadors for Peace was held Nov. 22, 2014, at the Peace Embassy in Washington, DC.


Seminar at the UN on Peace, Security and Human Development

November 20, 2014

UNKoreanAfP-2014-11-20New York, USA - UPF organized a seminar for 30 Korean Ambassadors for Peace visiting the UN on Nov. 20, 2014.