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

World Leaders Discuss Abraham Accords

January 14, 2021

Jerusalem, Israel—The first of a series of UPF webinars on the Abraham Accords presented a distinguished panel of world leaders.

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UPF-USA Convenes Series of Interfaith Prayer and Dialogue Programs

January 7, 2021

United States—On January 7, 2021, the Interreligious Association for Peace and Development-USA completed 40 consecutive weekly programs in its ongoing “Interfaith Prayer for the Nation and the World” series.

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4th Rally of Hope Encourages Believers to Unite for Peace

December 5, 2020

Las Vegas, United States—At the online rally, the UPF co-founder addressed an interfaith audience of hundreds of thousands.

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Child Welfare Systems During COVID: Can We Improve How We Help Families?

November 19, 2020

New York, United States—The NGO Committee on the Family-New York held its monthly program as a webinar on November 19 on the topic “Families Coping with COVID-19: Challenges and Opportunities in Child Welfare.”

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NGO Webinar Discusses Care for Children

October 22, 2020

New York, United States—On October 22, 2020, the NGO Committee on the Family hosted a webinar on “Helping Children and Families in All Circumstances” to an audience of UN staff, delegates and NGO representatives to the UN.

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Restorative Justice Takes Center Stage at Faith-Based Organizations Webinar

October 5, 2020

United States—On October 5, 2020, the Coalition of Faith-Based Organizations held a web conference titled “Restorative Justice, Victim Assistance and Faith-Based Organizations.”

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Coalition of Faith-Based Organizations Continues Its Online Discussion of Spirituality and Justice

September 15, 2020

United States—On September 15, 2020, the Coalition of Faith-Based Organizations held a web conference titled “The Role of Ethics, Education and Good Governance for Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice: Perspectives from Faith-Based Organizations.”

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Prayer Service Marks Opening of UN General Assembly

September 14, 2020

New York City, United States—On September 14, the Permanent Observer Mission of the Holy See conducted its annual Prayer Service at the opening of the 75th session of the UN General Assembly at the Church of the Holy Family.

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Executive Summary of ILC 2020—The Americas

September 13, 2020

The Americas—The successful three-day ILC Americas webinar included 92 speakers and had about 1,000 participants.

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ILC2020 The Americas Session 8: Perspectives From Business Leaders

September 13, 2020

The Americas—Economists and trade specialists addressed the topic “Finding Opportunity and Hope at a Time of Global Crisis: The Role of Business Leadership” as part of UPF’s global problem-solving conference.

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ILC 2020 The Americas Closing Session: Summary of Sessions and Call to Action

September 13, 2020

The Americas—Participants in UPF’s historic problem-solving ILC2020 conference, “Opportunity and Hope at a Time of Global Crisis,” reflected on its successes and looked forward with hope.

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ILC2020 The Americas Special Session: 15th Anniversary of UPF

September 12, 2020

The Americas—On September 12, reflections of appreciation were offered to mark UPF’s 15 years of accomplishments.

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ILC2020 The Americas Session 5: Women’s Leadership in Times of Global Crisis

September 12, 2020

The Americas—Women leaders from North and South America discussed the essential roles that women play in stabilizing society and creating peace.

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ILC2020 The Americas Session 6: Finding Opportunity and Hope at a Time of Global Crisis: The Role of Media

September 12, 2020

The Americas—Media specialists from North, Central and South America discussed their common challenges and sought solutions in UPF’s global conference.

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ILC2020 The Americas Session 7: Breaking Down the Walls—Pursuing Interdependence for a Community for Peace

September 12, 2020

The Americas—Academics from North, Central, and South America discussed new ways of working together in unique global webinar.

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ILC2020 The Americas: Webinar Opens Its International Look at “Opportunity and Hope at a Time of Global Crisis”

September 11, 2020

The Americas—The Opening Plenary Session of UPF’s global problem-solving online conference was a promising look toward a better future.

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ILC2020 The Americas Session 2: Perspectives From Current and Former Heads of State

September 11, 2020

The Americas—World leaders brought their wisdom into a discussion of meeting the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic.

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ILC Americas Session 3: Strengthening Ties in the Americas Through Building New Bridges and Opportunities to Increase Mutual Cooperation

September 11, 2020

The Americas—Leaders in the hemisphere’s governments addressed solutions for the many problems that the coronavirus pandemic has brought to the life, society, economy and government of every person in the Americas.

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ILC2020 The Americas Session 4: Religious Leadership Addressing the Critical Challenges of Realizing Peace in the Family, Nation, and World

September 11, 2020

The Americas—Religious and spiritual leaders from North, Central, and South America offered perspectives on finding hope in a time of crisis.

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ILC2020 Webinar - Americas Schedule

September 5, 2020

The Americas—The International Leadership Conference 2020 will be hosted as a webinar across all the regions. The schedule for ILC2020 for the regions of North America, Latin America and the Caribbean will be found here. 

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