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Workers’ trust needed to combat labor exploitation

Experts from Brazil and the United States gathered to discuss innovative solutions to worker exploitation at a recent one-day conference hosted by the UCLA Burkle Center for International Relations.

Wednesday, June 03, 2015


When It Comes to Stopping Genocide, There’s a Will But Not a Way

Burkle Center Director Kal Raustiala moderated a panel on genocide at Zócalo

Monday, May 04, 2015


Leon Panetta castigates U.S. politicians for failing to govern

Former Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta traced the unwillingness of U.S. legislators to sit down and work together to a lack of trust that, in his experience, is accumulated through sustained negotiations.

Wednesday, April 01, 2015


White House makes “Let Girls Learn” campaign a priority

A major expansion of the "Let Girls Learn" campaign was announced March 3 at a White House event where the Burkle Center's contribution to the campaign was recognized.

Friday, March 06, 2015


White House’s Expanded Let Girls Learn Initiative

Directors of the Burkle Center for International Relations and Burkle Global Impact Initiative attended the launch of the White House’s expanded Let Girls Learn initiative on Tuesday, March 3, 2015.

Wednesday, March 04, 2015


"Triangles Are Not Eternal"

Tom Plate, Distinguished Scholar of Asian and Pacific Studies, discusses in his article how the US's "Pivot to Asia" is being formed by multiple triangular relationships with the US and countries in Asia.

Thursday, February 12, 2015


China and the Asia-Pacific region

Burkle Center Director Kal Raustiala discusses how the rise of China is impacting the Asia-Pacific region.

Thursday, January 22, 2015


Betting big on women and girls

The Gates Foundation seeks to help women and girls in the developing world reach their full potential, said Melinda Gates at a recent Burkle Center event.

Friday, November 07, 2014


Don’t wait for the next war

U.S. Army General Wesley K. Clark (ret'd) presented a new national strategy for America at a recent Burkle Center event. The key? Energy production.

Tuesday, October 21, 2014


China today: Individual autonomy with hard limits

Economic reforms and prosperity have opened up a "space of contradiction" between the individual and the state in China, says journalist Evan Osnos.

Thursday, October 09, 2014


BGI helps produce video for UN Climate Summit

The Burkle Global Impact Initiative helps involve celebrities and activists in a UN video supporting climate action.

Tuesday, September 23, 2014


Now Accepting Applications! Pacific Council on International Policy Internship

Apply now for the Pacific Council on International Policy's Fall 2014 Internship Program

Tuesday, July 15, 2014


In Memoriam: UCLA Professor Michael Intriligator

Emeritus Professor, Department of Economics, Political Science and Public Policy at UCLA

Friday, June 27, 2014


Hollywood stars support girls' education worldwide

The UCLA Burkle Global Impact Initiative helped produce a video for a new USAID campaign to educate girls worldwide.

Monday, June 23, 2014


Burkle Center Director Kal Raustiala teaches Global Studies in New York

Part of the UCLA Travel Study Program with the International Education Office

Sunday, June 22, 2014


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