In 2020, as the Pacific Council celebrates its 25th anniversary, we want to increase our impact and ensure that the next generation of global leaders understands the importance of international engagement, writes Jerrold D. Green.
African governments can and should use public-private partnerships to reduce the financial gap between Africa’s economic development and investments, writes Aurelie Ngo Mambongo.
Congressional approval of the USMCA trade agreement crept forward in recent weeks, with indications, but unfortunately not clear signs, that it will be ratified before the end of the year, writes Michael Camuñez.
Orla Keane, consul general at Ireland’s brand new consulate in Los Angeles, discusses her new role, Ireland’s plans for the LA consulate, Ireland’s global goals, Ireland Week, Brexit, and more with the Pacific Council.
If you asked any UK voter at the time of the Brexit referendum, it is unlikely that anyone understood the estimated time or cost to fully exit the EU, writes Sarita Jha.
Rose sellers are anxiously awaiting news of a hard or soft Brexit that will determine whether or not the UK will impose stiff tariffs on imported goods, writes Paige Smith.
The European Union recently passed a regulation to strengthen foreign-investment screening processes throughout the union, but it will require substantial strengthening if it is to achieve its intended objectives, write Joshua Kirschenbaum, Etienne Soula, and Meaghan Clohessy.
America has bolted the front door to illicit financial activity but left the back door wide open, writes Josh Kirschenbaum.
The African Continental Free Trade Area Agreement constitutes an excellent strategy to develop Africa’s economy through its manufacturing sector, writes Aurelie Ngo Mambongo.
The trade spat has driven home the danger of overreliance on Japanese imports—and not only for South Korea, writes Jongsoo Lee.
Japan and South Korea must do all they can to defuse the recent tension between them, and the global community needs to be part of the solution, writes Jongsoo Lee.