ABOUT

Dr. Hyun Jin Preston Moon

℘ Founder and Chairman, Global Peace Foundation
℘ Founder, Service for Peace
℘ Co-founder. Family Peace Association
℘ Author, Korean Dream: Vision for a Unified Korea
℘ Husband, Father, Grandfather

Dr. Hyun Jin Preston Moon is Chairman of UCI, a District of Columbia non-profit corporation governed by a self-perpetuating, independent board. 

A dynamic global peace advocate, Dr. Hyun Jin Moon is founder and chairman of the Global Peace Foundation (GPF). Founded in 2009, Global Peace Foundation (GPF) is an international non-sectarian, non-partisan, nonprofit organization, which promotes an innovative, values-based approach to peace building, guided by the vision of One Family under God. 

Dr. Moon is also an award-winning author of Korean Dream: A Vision for a Unified Korea, gaining repute as a best-seller in the Republic of Korea and making the recommended reading list of the Director of the U.S. DIA.

Dr. Moon has a lifelong passion for empowering young leaders. He  has particularly inspired youth in emerging countries. He founded the global NGO, Service For Peace, in 2002, now established in 27 nations and recognized by the United Nations. Service For Peace provides service learning opportunities for youths of diverse backgrounds, who work together to address urgent social needs in their communities. In 2017 he founded the Family Peace Association to support families in their important role as the bedrock of ethical societies and a world of peace.

He is a devoted outdoors man who values the time he spends in nature as a source of rich spiritual renewal. A horseman for most of his life, he was a member of the Korean Equestrian Team in the Seoul Olympics and the Barcelona Olympics. Dr. Moon was born in South Korea but has made the United States his adopted home where he is a citizen. He and his wife Jun Sook are the proud parents of nine children.

Dr. Moon in the Media

Unification is a Historical Opportunity to Benefit Mankind

Unification is a Historical Opportunity to Benefit Mankind

In an interview with Korean news outlet Women Chosun, Dr. Hyun Jin P. Moon called Korean citizens, especially Korea youth, "agents of unification" when framing a vision for a reunified peninsula. The vision is based on the ancient philosophy Hongik Ingan, meaning to...

Dr. Hyun Jin Moon Featured in Yonhap Special

Dr. Hyun Jin Moon Featured in Yonhap Special

Y스페셜 (Y Special), the feature series of Korea's top newswire service Yonhap News, took a closer look at Dr. Hyun Jin P. Moon's approach to Korean reunification. Dr. Moon's approach, which he outlines in his book, "Korean Dream: A Vision for a Unified Korea," is based...

Unification Should Not be Led by the Government, but by the People

Unification Should Not be Led by the Government, but by the People

Dr. Hyun Jin P. Moon described the powerful impact civic society can have in reunification efforts on the Korean peninsula in an interview with Chang-in Jang, CEO of JSI Partners, for Pub Chosun. Pointing to his book Korean Dream: A Vision for a Unified Korea, Dr....

Public Speeches by Dr. Moon

The Dream for All Koreans

The following speech was given by Dr. Hyun Jin Preston Moon at the Action for Korea United Festival at the Kintex Exhibition Center in Seoul, South Korea on August 15th, 2019. It is a tremendous honor for me to be here today. I was told that there were going to be...

A Rallying Call for Korean Dream Activists

August 14, 2019 Plaza Hotel - Seoul, South Korea Dr. Hyun Jin Preston Moon, founder and chairman of the Global Peace Foundation, addresses international experts, leaders and activists for Korean reunification at the International Forum for One Korea 2019 in Seoul,...