The Pacific Council on International Policy is a nonpartisan international affairs organization that focuses on policy issues of special resonance to the West Coast. Founded in 1995 in partnership with the Council on Foreign Relations, it is a private, nonprofit organization that participates in various global policy development seminars and discussions. The organization convenes exchanges among members, policy makers and opinion leaders from the United States and around the world. The Pacific Council on International Policy focuses on critical international issues related to politics, security, business and economics. Its members come from business, academia, labor, government, technology, media, law and entertainment backgrounds. The Pacific Council on International Policy is headquartered in Los Angeles.