2020 marks the 25th anniversary of the Pacific Council on International Policy. Throughout the year ahead, we will highlight significant moments and people from our history but also look forward to the next phase of our work. Join us!
Hostage victims abroad and their families back home face a myriad of challenges during and after their harrowing ordeals, Rachel Briggs and Michael Scott Moore of Hostage US told Pacific Council members.
A new report by Pacific Council member Kathi Lynn Austin of the Conflict Awareness Project, Follow the Guns: An Overlooked Key to Combat Rhino Poaching and Wildlife Crime, demonstrates that disrupting the supply of weapons used in wildlife crime worldwide is a much-needed—and often overlooked—conservation tool.
The Trump administration’s about-face on Libya leaves few options in the face of a dramatic escalation of violence, write Mieczysław P. Boduszyński and Christopher K. Lamont in the Washington Post.
USC Hybrid High School students visited the Pacific Council’s office to discuss the vast career paths that exist in the international affairs industry and the potential that is here in Los Angeles.
During the Vietnam War, Asian Americans were identified as both adversary and citizen, leading to an examination during the war from an Asian American perspective which in turn strengthened the formation of a distinct political identity, writes Karen Ishizuka ahead of the Global LA Summit.
Pacific Council members recently visited the Los Angeles Times headquarters and met with senior editorial officials.
Newly appointed member of the Pacific Council’s Board of Directors and President and CEO of the LA Area Chamber of Commerce Maria Salinas recently spoke to the Pacific Council about Los Angeles’ global influence, expanding access to diverse voices in the public and private sector, and her vision as a new Council Director.
On Thursday, May 2, Pacific Council President and CEO Jerry Green accepted the Stanley T. Olafson Bronze Plaque Award at the 2019 World Trade Week Kick-off Breakfast in Downtown LA. Presented by the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce since 1933, the award honors a member of the international trade community whose outstanding dedication, efforts, and achievements in the field have advanced global trade in the Southern California region.
The United States should stand firm in the Western Hemisphere and assert its interests in Venezuela’s political outcome, writes Omar Qudrat.