September 21, 2005 – USFMEP celebrated the International Peace Day conference in Cairo, Egypt. Over 1600 persons attended this celebration held at the Remises Hilton hotel; between the Audiences were Mr. President Hosni Mubarak’s Political advisor, his Excellency Osama Al-Baz, and many Egyptian Ministers, as well as members of the parliament, scholars and religious leaders.
Delegations from USFMEP Headquarter in New York headed by Mrs. Sally Kader consist of United States Congressman and New York City commissioner. Mrs. Kader opened the celebration with warm welcome and outlined the organization’s goals for peace, through cross-cultural, inter faith dialogue, peace education and denouncing all forms of violence. Representing Secretary General Mr. Kofi Annan in Egypt Ms. Majada Khorshid read a speech on his behalf to the audience; in his speech, he commanded the countries stand against violence and assuring that peace will be the United Nations first priority. At the end, Mrs. Sally Kader awarded the Peace shield to President Mubarak for his continuous efforts towards peace in the region and enhancing the role of women in his country.