About FLIA

A Think-Tank and Community Dedicated to the Intersection of Law and International Affairs


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The Foundation for Law and International Affairs (FLIA) is an independent, nonpartisan, nonprofit organization incorporated in Washington, D.C. in 2015. FLIA is an educational, academic, and consultative think tank, as well as a professional network for law and international affairs. FLIA is mandated to promote the international communication, education, and cooperation at the intersection of law and international affairs. Our core vision is to empower professionals, especially young professionals in the field to achieve self fulfillment and contribute to globalization and localization toward a more diverse, intelligent, and peaceful world.

Our Mission

Our mission is to facilitate international scholarly activities, conduct high quality, independent research and policy analysis, engage in public education and awareness-building programs, create the professional network in the field, as well as amplify the voice of the rising generation.

Our Culture

Every FLIA member is an expert in law and international affairs; Every FLIA member is an ambassador for global awareness and collaboration; Every FLIA member is an architect of an informed and peaceful world.

Our Team

FLIA’s research team is spread through the U.S., China, the U.K., Italy, Turkey, Brazil, South Korea, Ukraine, India, Netherlands, and various other regions. We are especially proud to say that FLIA’s executive team is anchored largely by young female leaders.

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The Belt and Road Initiative Simulation

Understanding the Belt and Road Initiative through Simulation

The BRI Simulation Program is an educational program that is dedicated to equip its audiences with knowledge and skills for participating in the One Belt One Road Initiative (BRI). It helps governments, enterprises, and organizations to create strategies for and promote the implementation of BRI-related projects, and provides guidance on the various skills required to participate effectively in the BRI. 

For more information, please visit the official website for this program or visit the program page on this website.


Celebrating FLIA's Fifth Anniversary

Our Courage in 2020 and Beyond — Some Words Written for FLIA’s Fifth Anniversary

The coronavirus outbreak has made 2020 a very difficult time with more opposing forces. We live in a globalized world where the problems are globalized. We have to realize that we are actually one community with no borders. We are now all global citizens with no exceptions. During the pandemic, we surprisingly found that the NGOs, some enterprises, and many global citizens, such as artists and advocates, are playing such an important and positive role in fighting the pandemic by offering assistance to the actions of state governments and inter-governmental organizations. By doing this, they, and we, are promoting a globalized approach to the current crisis of the pandemic that is challenging the world, an approach that is so necessary at this critical time.

So, have we changed in the past five years? Yes, and No. 

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Strive For The Summit We All Dream Of

To climb a higher mountain and get to a higher summit, you have to get down from the one you are on. Sometimes, it even means you must give up what you already have and leave the beautiful scenery you can see behind your back.

Before I came to the US, I had the perfect scenery... Read more



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