Global Los Angeles Project

Los Angeles is one of the world’s great urban communities. It is large, diverse, vibrant, and cosmopolitan. Its people, businesses, and institutions routinely and constructively connect and interact with their counterparts all over the world. The city provides goods, services, ideas, and culture to the larger world and in turn enjoys the best that the world has to offer. Los Angeles is a global city.

Through our Global LA Initiative, the Pacific Council seeks to position Los Angeles as a leader on international issues and to engage the city in a conversation about seizing the opportunities and dealing with the challenges that arise from its global character. Under other auspices the Pacific Council is continuing to pursue themes related to Global Los Angeles in 2020 and beyond.

Events & Activities


Global Los Angeles: A Report
Building Bridges from Seoul to Los Angeles: SeouLA Report

Nina L. Hachigian

U.S. Department of State, U.S. Special Representative for Subnational Diplomacy

Jerrold D. Green

Global Advisor, Cedars-Sinai

Kathleen Miles

Executive Editor, The WorldPost, Berggruen Institute

David E. Ryu

Council Member of the 4th District, City of Los Angeles

Eric Eide

Director, Ecosystem Development, Alliance for Southern California Innovation

Maryam Zar

Founder, Womenfound; Commissioner, Los Angeles Commission on the Status of Women
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