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.
March 7, 2019
LAWAC kicked off its inaugural Youth Diplomacy Forum with an International Women's Day themed panel discussion.
February 27, 2019
'The new Cold War is more dangerous than the one we survived,' said Stephen Cohen, one of the leading experts on Russia, at a LAWAC dinner on February 27th.
February 21, 2019
The laws of war are clear but the laws surrounding many of our current conflicts today are still unwritten, according to Randall Bagwell, Director of International Humanitarian Law (IHL) at the American Red Cross.
February 12, 2019
'Globotics is an ugly but memorable word,' said Richard Baldwin, Professor of International Economics at the Graduate Institute in Geneva.
January 31, 2019
Stephan Shakespeare, founder of YouGov, discussed public polling, data collection, and starting a business at this UCLA partnered event.
January 24, 2019
'We are going to lose a few rounds before we start winning, but we have to get busy losing for those people who are suffering,' said Sophie Richardson, China director for Human Rights Watch, about the detention of Uyghurs in Xinjiang, China.