Read this re-post from Foreign Policy on cities' leadership in global initiatives, which are opening the path from Mayor's Office to Oval Office.
CPD's latest paper by Director Jay Wang and Research Associate Sohaela Amiri outlines key considerations for U.S. cities to grow their capacity framework.
CPD in partnership with the L.A. Mayor's Office for International Affairs hosted a summit on City Diplomacy this April addressing challenges facing U.S. cities on the global stage.
Explore city diplomacy from the perspective of CPD's hometown: Los Angeles.
A new report examines the emerging landscape of bottom-up global climate governance, stemming from such subnational levels as the State of California.
"Subnational Diplomacy, Climate Governance & Californian Global Leadership," highlights the growing power of subnational entities on issues like climate change.
Sohaela Amiri discusses cities' expanding roles at the global negotiating table, from climate change, to winning hearts and minds and beyond.
As geopolitics and economies shift toward the Pacific Rim, Los Angeles is ideally situated to play a key role in addressing common regional and global challenges.