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.
Pacific Council Communications Officer Justin Chapman recently traveled to Iceland to discuss the country's place branding efforts with government officials.
This week, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is out; The Philippines pull out of the International Criminal Court; Britain expels Russian diplomats; and more.
This week, President Trump introduces tariffs on aluminum and steel; Italy elects an entirely new government; the crisis in Syria continues; and more.
From nuclear war on the Korean Peninsula to the evolving "climate change conflicts," there are several major hotspots around the world where conflict has the potential to break out, International Crisis Group President and CEO Dr. Robert Malley told Pacific Council members.
This week, China removes presidential term limits; Syrian humanitarian truce doesn’t stop civilian casualties; U.S. intelligence officials announce that seven U.S. states had their election systems hacked by Russia in 2016; and more.
This week, the EU issues new sanctions on Myanmar generals; Russian mercenaries are dying in Syria; Pakistan remains off the list of terror financiers for now; and more.
This week, Jacob Zuma resigns as president of South Africa; the civil war in Syria escalates; the U.S. intelligence community braces for Russian hacking in the 2018 midterms; and more.
This week, a North Korean delegation arrives in South Korea for the Olympics; Mexican journalists flee for their lives; the war in Syria intensifies; and more.
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.
This week, Puerto Rico is still in need of FEMA assistance; the United Kingdom and China are looking to make a post-Brexit trade deal; Cape Town imposes firmer restrictions on water use; and more.