May 30, 2019

In this complex and uncertain global environment, how do we establish an international environment that’s better for all of humanity? Speaking at a roundtable event at Spago in Beverly Hills, UN High Representative of the Alliance of Civilizations, Miguel Ángel Moratinos Cuyaubé, addressed Board and International Circle members on how his office works to find solutions to this pressing question.

May 15, 2019

On May 15th, the Young Professionals of the Los Angeles World Affairs Council hosted Consul General Michael Howells of the United Kingdom to speak on the complex nature of Brexit, its impact on the United Kingdom and Ireland’s border, and what it means for Britain’s future.

May 13, 2019
The Los Angeles World Affairs Council hosted Mr. Peter Hessler for a breakfast talk on Monday, May 13 to discuss the state of affairs in Egypt since the Arab Spring uprising and Tahrir Square protests in Cairo in 2011.
May 3, 2019
"We tried." Gorbachev once read that phrase on a friend's tombstone and revealed to Werner Herzog that he would like those same two words to his embellish his epitaph.
April 30, 2019
Dr. Parag Khanna, an author, global strategist, and thought leader, gave his unique takes on Asia’s role in geopolitics at a breakfast event with the Council.
April 19, 2019
The Los Angeles World Affairs Council partnered with the UCLA Anderson School of Management to hold the 2019 Wilbur K. Woo Greater China Business Conference on April 19, 2019.
April 16, 2019
“Despite Russia’s economic weakness, Russia has reasserted its rightful place on the world stage, and joined the global board of directors. The world can no longer ignore it. It is respected and feared. Even as Russia’s relations with the West deteriorate, the West has to deal with it.”
April 9, 2019
Janet Napolitano, current President of the University of California, shared her experiences at the Department of Homeland Security and addressed contemporary security concerns at a LAWAC dinner on April 9th.
March 29, 2019
US Ambassador to the EU, Gordon Sondland, reassured Board and International Circle members that the US and the EU are not on the precipice of a divorce.
March 11, 2019
The Los Angeles World Affairs Council was honored to host Joseph Wu, Foreign Minister of Taiwan, on March 11th, 2019.