True to its name, Humanity United For Universal Demilitarisation, our message remains constant, year after year: we must achieve what we propose: live in a NON-MILITARISED planet. Let us all work together towards finding, creating alternative work for the millions of employees in military factories. They also want to live in a peaceful world, but at the moment make a living by producing killing toys, from minute bullets to large warships, We are calling upon all humanity to work together for a world free of war through the transformation of the war economy into a peace economy, through the permanent abolition of Armed Forces, UNIVERSALLY.

HUFUD is a member organisation of the International Peace Bureau and the Network for Peace.


24 September 2022: Peace Conference

The Game Of War And The Path To Peace


Date/Time 24 September, 10am to 6pm
Location Friends Meeting House, 12A Queen Parade, Harrogate HG1 5PP


Harrogate Quaker Meeting House and HUFUD (Humanity United for Universal Demilitarisation) join forces to present an all-day Peace Conference: lectures, speeches, videos, photographs and debates that will show the way to a world without wars.


With the following speakers and presentations:

Shahina Jaffer (WILPF)
“Peace No Nukes”
Shahina Jaffer is an Artist, Peace Campaigner and a member of the Women’s International League of Peace & Freedom. Shahina will discuss her online exhibition commemorating the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons which came to force on 22 January 2021.
Chad Manian (HUFUD Co-founder)
“Technology, Surveillance and Human Rights in the Age of Digital Warfare”
Chad Manian is a human rights activist, peace campaigner, author, interdisciplinary research scholar and lecturer specialising in global strategy and ethical governance. As a former financial market expert Chad was among the first to predict the financial collapse of 2008.
Jonathan Maunders (Peace Pledge Union)
“Challenging Everyday Militarism”
Martin Schweiger (Menwith Hill Accountability Campaign)
“Why call for the accountability of Menwith Hill?”
Bruno Ndagga (Director of HUFUD Africa)
“The Impact of HUFUD’s Message in Empowering Peace Campaigners to Create Arms Free Societies in Africa'”
Angelo Cardona
“The Hidden Shadow of War”

Angelo is a human rights defender and peace & disarmament activist. He is Vice President of Humanity United for Universal Demilitarisation (HUFUD), Representative of Latin America in the Council of the Nobel peace prize-winning International Peace Bureau (IPB), and Co-founder & Co-President of the Ibero-American Alliance for Peace. His work for peace and human rights has earned him international awards, including the 21st Century Icon Award, the Youth Leadership Award and the Diana Award.
Alberto Portugheis (Musician, HUFUD Founder & President)
“Peace is Possible”
We are delighted also to welcome David Blackburn (Leeds Council Peace Link Group Chair & Councillor and Nuclear Free Local Authorities Councillor) and
Victoria Wild & Shan Oakes representing XR (Extinction Rebellion).


9am Registration and welcome coffee/tea
10am Presentation I
11:30am coffee/tea break
11:45 Presentation II
1pm Lunch break
2pm Presentation III
3:30pm tea/coffee break
4:15pm Presentation IV and debate
5:15pm Refreshments (offered by HUFUD) and Networking
6pm  30 minute Peace Concert


News from HUFUD South Africa

Over the past month, Director of HUFUD Africa Bruno Ndagga has traversed Uganda and Democratic Republic of Congo to meet several groups in the efforts to spread HUFUD’s message and to garner support from like-minded individuals who believe in the demilitarisation of Africa as the route to peace and a conflict free continent (Africa).

Bruno reached out to many audiences including refugee camps, schools, villages, youth groups, and elites from human rights commissions. These campaigns have yielded positive support from the public and the number of HUFUD followers is expanding at an unbelievable rate across Sub-Saharan Africa. On 26 August 2022, Bruno held a rally for HUFUD in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. We look forward to his joining us at the Harrogate Peace Conference on 24 September.

‘Peace is Possible’ Conference 2019

We are tremendously grateful for all participants at the HUFUD Peace is Possible Conference which took place on 17 June 2019. If you would like to be notified about future activities, please subscribe to the HUFUD Newsletter below. We look forward to your joining us next time.

Conference ‘The game of war and a path to peace’

The Game of War and a Path to Peace will be screened at the 7th Global Alliance for Ministries and Infrastructures for Peace (GAMIP) Summit‘s Film Forum between 27 Sept & 3 – 7 October in a hybrid format: live in Colombia at the Universidad Pedagogica y Technologica Colombia and online for a global audience. Visit for full details about the summit: Peace in Action.

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Martha Argerich

Martha Argerich

Hon. President

Alberto Portugheis

Alberto Portugheis

Founder and President

Angelo Cardona

Angelo Cardona


Bruno Kasenge

Bruno Kasenge

Director of HUFUD Africa


HUFUD was founded by Alberto Portugheis, to promote World Peace through Universal Demilitarisation. We are seeking peace practitioners, peace professors, public officials, Peace Studies students and Peace journalists, to cooperate with us, to transform our network into a strong voice and force. Contact us at