The Global Policy Institute at Loyola Marymount University welcomes all ideas and backgrounds with the intention of creating meaningful discussions in an exchange of knowledge. The Global Policy Institute strives to gather a wide range of voices to speak on issues in order to cultivate dialogue.

The views and opinions expressed by event speakers are those of the individuals and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of the Global Policy Institute or Loyola Marymount University. Any statements made by speakers are their opinions and are not intended to malign any religion, group, club, organization, company, or individual.

The 3 Minute Global Policy Competition
April 19th
Japan's Quiet Leadership
April 17th
The U.S. Japan Alliance and the Future of the Indo-Pacific
March 20th
LGBTI Rights Revolutions and the Moral Conservative Oppositions
February 12th, 2024
Global Food Insecurity and Conflict
January 30th, 2024
The Global Impact of the Israel-Gaza Conflict
November 29th
Headshot of Barbara Walters with book cover
Barbara Walter: How Civil Wars Start
October 30th
Japan's Security: Challenges in a Changing World
October 17th
Ronan Fu
Ronan Fu, Academia Sinica: War and Peace Across the Taiwan Strait
Tuesday, September 5th
The GPI Career Spotlight Initiative: Working on Human Rights
April 17, 2023
Trans rights, organizing and activism
April 3, 2023
NATO and the Future of Transatlantic Relations: A Conversation with Ambassador Ivo Daalder
March 13, 2023
China’s Green Cooperation: Environmental Governance and Development Aid on the Belt and Road
February 21, 2023
Human Rights around the Globe: A Conversation with Kenneth Roth
February 13, 2023
Progressive Capitalism: A Conversation with Nobel Prize Winner Joseph Stiglitz
November 16, 2022
Taiwan: Living under the Shadow of China
September 28, 2022
The 3 Minute Global Policy Competition
April 22, 2022
Film Premiere
April 21, 2022
Code Red: An Exploration of Degrowth Economics
Is the U.S. A Reliable Ally? Evidence from a Survey of U.S. Voters
April 18, 2022
Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine
March 18, 2022
2021 Global Policy Institute Book Award, Honoring Adom Getachew
Feb. 24, 2022
Peter Staley, ACT UP and a life in activism
Feb. 9, 2022
GPI Career Spotlight: Think Tanks
Jan. 24, 2022
GPI Career Spotlight: Peace Corps
Dec. 2, 2021
Federica Mogherini: Europe, the U.S. and Global Challenges
Oct. 28, 2021
On All Fronts: A Conversation with Clarissa Ward
Oct. 21, 2021
German Elections: The Uncertain Future After Merkel
Sept. 28, 2021
Afghanistan: Past, Present, and Future
Sept. 23, 2021
Creating Communion Between Religion and Human Rights
April 8, 2021
Voices of El Salvador
Mar. 23, 2021
flag design hand shake
Is China a Revisionist Power? China’s View of the South China Sea
Mar. 10, 2021
A girl holding sign at protest
The Global and Local Political Economy of Inequality
February 18, 2021
protest Washington D.C.
Cutting Through the Chatter: What Do Americans Want?
January 26, 2021
Aerial view of pentagon
Behind the Scenes: A Look Inside the U.S. State Department
November 5, 2020
Image of Bay Bridge during 2020 fires
A World on Fire: Climate Change and Environmental Justice
October 14, 2020
Will Foreign Powers Prevail in the U.S. 2020 Elections? Safeguarding the vote from foreign influence
September 23, 2020
The Future of Japan-Korea Relations: Are America's Asian Alliances At Risk?
July 28, 2020
Emerging Threats to Cyber Security and National Elections
Feb. 25, 2020
What's Next for US-China Relations?
Feb. 4, 2020
US Democracy Promotion in the Arab World
Jan. 27, 2020
usjapan square
Japan and the US and their Evolving Economic Relationship
Nov. 5, 2019
2019 Global Policy Institute Book Award, Honoring Steven Levitsky and Daniel Ziblatt
Oct. 17, 2019
An Evening with Ben Rhodes
Sept. 3, 2019
Human Rights in North Korea
Apr. 24, 2019
2018 Global Policy Institute Book Award, Honoring Anne-Marie Slaughter
Mar. 1, 2018
Is the American Century Over? Book cover
2017 Global Policy Institute Book Award, Honoring Joseph S. Nye, Jr.
Mar. 30, 2017
Ruchir Sharma book
2016 Global Policy Institute Book Award, Honoring Ruchir Sharma
GPI's Inaugural Book Award
Can Democracies Develop Sound Foreign Policies?
Feb. 9, 2016
A panel at the US ROK Relations event.
U.S.-ROK Relations Conference 2018: New Challenges and Opportunities
Dec. 3, 2018