Chapter Secretary General

Mr. Larry Moffit

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

NGO Week of Spirituality Focuses on Culture and Peace

October 29, 2010

New York, USA - The Committee of Spirituality, Values and Global Concerns honored the UN’s designation of 2010 as the International Year for the Rapprochement of Cultures in a week of events Oct. 22-28, 2010, that explored the UN's commitment to peaceful resolutions of international issues.


Day of Peace in Washington, DC, USA

September 23, 2010

Washington, DC, USA - The Embassy of Ghana in Washington DC hosted an International Day of Peace celebration on September 23, co-sponsored by the Universal Peace Federation-DC chapter. Among the 120 people in attendance were the Ambassadors of Ghana and Gambia.


UN Predicts MDG Poverty Targets Will Be Met

September 22, 2010

New York, USA - The world is on track to reduce by half the number of people living in abject poverty by 2015, according to a UN report prepared for a Sept. 22, 2010, summit at the UN.


Day of Peace in New York, USA

September 19, 2010

New York, USA - UPF-USA participated in the Vigil for International Peace held all day September 18 at the Central Park Bandshell in New York City.


World Assembly Envisions the Dawn of New Era

July 24, 2010

New York, USA - It was a day of song, prophecy, and proclamation, as the Rev. Sun Myung Moon, surrounded by thousands of people from around the world, made bold predictions at a festive gathering in New York on July 24.


UPF Partners with Project WISH to Reduce Health Disparity in Low-Income Women

July 16, 2010

Washington, DC, USA - The UPF office in Washington, DC, is partnering with District of Columbia Department of Health, Project WISH (Women Into Staying Healthy) Program to promote breast and cervical cancer awareness, screening, and health education to minority women in the District of Columbia and its suburbs.


After Sixty Years, Time to Remember That “Freedom Is Not Free”

June 26, 2010

Washington, DC - An appreciative crowd gathered near the Korean War Memorial on the National Mall in Washington DC to reflect on the outbreak of the Korean War 60 years ago. The Little Angels Children's Folk Ballet were the star attraction in a special program to honor the veterans from 16 nations who defended freedom on the Korean peninsula.


Musical Collaboration of David D'Or and David Eaton

June 19, 2010

Jerusalem, Israel - Platinum recording artist and Ambassador for Peace, David D’Or performed with the Israel Philharmonic on June 9, 2010 Mr. D’Or, one of Israel’s preeminent vocalists, has performed with the Philharmonic on several occasions, and for this performance he requested New York City Symphony director David Eaton to orchestrate one of his new songs.


Mission of Nigeria to the UN Hosts Tea Ceremony

June 18, 2010

New York, NY - At the invitation of the Nigerian Mission to the United Nations, UPF organized a cultural program to demonstrate a culture of peace through the Japanese Tea Ceremony on June 18, 2010.


Korean War Vets Thanked by Little Angels Korean Folk Ballet

June 8, 2010

Norfolk, USA - How do you thank men you've just met - who are older than your own grandfathers and don't speak your language - for fighting a brutal war in your country 60 years ago? The Little Angels, a children's folk ballet from South Korea, tried to do it Monday with sweet smiles, a few songs and tokens of gratitude they presented to American veterans of the Korean War.


Tea Ceremony for Diplomats in Washington, DC

May 27, 2010

Washington, DC, USA - The Japanese Tea Ceremony, Cha Do or “The Way of Tea,” was exhibited to diplomats at the UPF Peace Embassy during both lunch and dinner on May 27.


Africa Reshaping Global Agenda: Africa Day in New York City

May 26, 2010

New York, United States - At a celebration of Africa Day in New York on May 25, 2010, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said that peace and sustainable development in Africa was one of the world body’s top priorities.


Africa Day Commemorated in Washington, DC

May 23, 2010

Washington, DC, USA - Speakers at the Africa Day program in Washington, DC included Ambassadors from African countries to the US and Americans who have traveled to Africa on peace missions.


Honoring the UN Day of Families at the UN Headquarters in NY

May 18, 2010

New York, NY, USA - UPF held its annual symposium to mark the UN International Day of Families on May 17, 2010 at the UN Headquarters in New York.


In Support of Africa Day

May 14, 2010

UPF-Pennsylvania - In support of Africa Day, UPF-USA, Pennsylvania will hold a "Do Something for Peace" Event on May 30.


Honoring a Legacy of Peace in Las Vegas

May 9, 2010

Las Vegas, USA - A crowd of 1200 gathered on May 9 for a historic ‘Legacy of Peace’ program at the Aria Hotel and Resort in Las Vegas, the latest in a series that began at the United Nations in March.


Learn How NGOs Promote Human Dignity

May 6, 2010

Tarrytown, NY - The on-line World Congress of NGOs June 8 and 9 offers a unique opportunity to learn from NGO heads, government officials, and corporations who are promoting human dignity.


Religious Youth Service Helps Expand Networks of Caring in Miami

May 1, 2010

Miami, USA - Approximately 35 community leaders attended a symposium in Miami about plans for a youth enrichment camp near Port-au-Prince, Haiti, sponsored in party by Religious Youth Service Aug. 15-29, 2010.


M. Ahmad: Muslims and Contestations of Religio-Political Space in America

April 23, 2010

“What type of Islam, and what type of Muslims?" has undoubtedly become a global question, but has assumed a particularly critical status in the context of the United States. It is now commonly perceived that despite the wide variety of voices that one hears from American Muslims, a uniquely American discourse is emerging from within this colorful mosaic.


S.M. Moon: Address to a Legacy of Peace Program in New York, March 2010

March 21, 2010

In the end, the problems afflicting humanity can only be resolved through the vision of “One Family Under God,” in other words the teachings of true love. This is the only way for humankind to find the path toward peace and happiness.