John Kerry to Discuss Trans-Pacific Partnership

John Kerry
John Kerry

The Pacific Council on International Policy will host a foreign policy address by U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry on April 12, 2016, at an event in downtown Los Angeles.

Secretary Kerry will discuss the national security opportunities of the Trans-Pacific Partnership and the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership.

“Those of us in Los Angeles and on the west coast are key brokers of the U.S. relationships in the world, and we believe deeply in the importance of U.S. global engagement,” said Council president and CEO Jerrold D. Green. “We are honored to host Secretary Kerry for this special event to address one of the top issues on the current global agenda.”

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The Secretary will deliver his remarks at 10 a.m. on April 12. The address will be streamed live at and at

Secretary Kerry was sworn in as the 68th U.S. Secretary of State in February 2013. He joined the State Department after 28 years in the U.S. Senate, the last four as Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.

The Los Angeles-based Pacific Council is an independent, nonpartisan organization focused on international affairs.

Photo courtesy: U.S. Department of State

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