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CPD Senior Research Specialist Sohaela Amiri shares about the value of Los Angeles' proposed sister city relationship with Kyiv.

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CPD Research Associate Sohaela Amiri recaps the latest CPD roundtable of city leaders convening about the future of their global engagement.

CPD Research Associate Sohaela Amiri recaps our recent convening on this pillar of PD.

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Read and respond to four questions posed by CPD Research Associate Sohaela Amiri to the PD community about this domestic crisis.

CPD Director Jay Wang & CPD Research Associate Sohaela Amiri on the recent convening of U.S. city leaders on the front line of international cooperation.

CPD Research Associate Sohaela Amiri on opportunities for a reimagined statecraft in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Recent developments in U.S.-Iran relations highlight how local diplomacy can bring together the people of Los Angeles and Tehran, writes CPD Research Associate Sohaela Amiri.

Examining the global reach of city-level tech adoption, from drones to self-driving cars.

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