Board of Directors

Thomas G. Walsh, Chairman Thomas Walsh is the Chairman of the Universal Peace Federation. He also serves as a Chair of the Sunhak Peace Prize Foundation and the World Peace Road Foundation. He has been a teacher, author, and editor with specialization in areas of interfaith, religious studies, peace studies, philosophy, and social theory. He serves on the International Council of the World Association of Non-Governmental Organizations. He has contributed to and edited more than 20 books related to interfaith, peacebuilding and renewal of the United Nations.

Yeon Ah Moon, Director Yeon Ah Moon is Chair of the Universal Peace Federation-Korea. She teaches sociology, theology, and women’s studies at Sun Moon University in Korea. She serves as Chairwoman of the Sunhak Scholarship Foundation. Previously she served as President of Women's Federation for World Peace International and Women’s Federation for World Peace Korea, and International Vice President of the Family Federation for World Peace and Unification.

UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) UPF is an NGO in General Consultative Status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council.

African Union UPF has a partnership with the African Union in the celebration of Africa Day in New York City and a Memorandum of Understanding related to a tsetse fly eradication campaign.

United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) UPF has a Memorandum of Understanding with the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations to reinforce cooperation in continuing to promote intercultural dialogue, peace and security.

Global Citizen Forum UPF has a Memorandum of Understanding with the Global Citizen Forum with a mutual commitment to cooperate to promote peace and human development.

Global Council for Tolerance and Peace (GCTP) UPF signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Global Council for Tolerance and Peace (GTCP), an NGO that shares many of the same goals and objectives as UPF, such as peace and tolerance, inclusiveness, and respect for each other's mandate and enhance complementary.