February 5, 2018

Peter Laugharn, a Pacific Council Director and CEO of the Hilton Foundation, and Marie Kagaju Laugharn, a Pacific Council member and a board member of the Ihangane Project, attended the World Economic Forum and discussed their experiences and takeaways from the annual event.

January 26, 2018

This week, the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, kicks off; 11 countries reach an agreement on a new Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal; Tokyo conducts its first missile attack drill since the end of World War II; and more

January 19, 2018

This week, an extreme drought causes Cape Town to drastically cut down on its water use; North and South Korea agree to march under a common flag in next month’s Winter Olympics; Saudi Arabia injects $2 billion into Yemen’s central bank; and more.

January 12, 2018

This week, 13 drones attack two Russian military bases in western Syria; Zambia plans to vaccinate 1 million of its citizens to protect against cholera amid a new outbreak; ELN rebels resume attacks in Colombia after a ceasefire ends; and more.

January 5, 2018

This week, Germany enacts tough laws designed to combat fake news on social media; Peru’s president pardons a controversial former president; North Korea agrees to high-level diplomatic talks with South Korea; and more.

December 22, 2017

This week, Sebastián Piñera wins Chile’s presidential election in what marks the most recent shift to the right in Latin America; the United States accuses North Korea of being behind the WannaCry cyberattack; Saudi Arabia intercepts another Houthi missile; and more.

November 16, 2017

A Pacific Council delegation recently traveled to Brussels and The Hague for high-level meetings with officials from NATO, the EU, the IMF, the German Marshall Fund, the ICC, and more. Read about highlights from the trip.


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