Rudolph Atallah, senior fellow in the Atlantic Council’s Michael S. Ansari Africa Center, testified at a House of Representatives Committee on Foreign Affairs hearing on “The Growing Crisis in Africa’s Sahel Region.”
On the heels of Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s visit to the United States, Energy & Environment Program Associate Director Mihaela Carstei joins CTV to discuss the Keystone Pipeline project that would transport tar sands oil from Canada and the northern United States to refineries in the Gulf coast of Texas.
On the eve of the Pittsburgh G20 Summit, the Atlantic Council and Carnegie Mellon University, with the support of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, hosted an expert conference examining the steps needed to revitalize global economic growth.
Through a series of candid discussions and lectures, senior government officials, business leaders and key policy analysts looked at the mix of political, social, global and local forces needed to renew the world economy. Topics of conversation included the sources of new growth and innovation; the role of trade and financial regulation in restoring growth; and the forces behind economic nationalism and protectionism.
The Atlantic Council and Carnegie Mellon also published a report, compiled from participants' essays, availabe here: Renewing Globalization and Economic Growth in a Post-Crisis World.
- Remarks by Ambassador Daniel M. Rooney – Embassy of the United States to Ireland
- G-20 Gathers in Pittsburgh to Revisit London Promises – Washington Diplomat, Seth McLaughlin
- US envoy says education cuts a 'small-minded approach' – Irish Times
- Forum looks at 'Future G-20' issues – MSN Money, Kim Lyons
- Rooney's mission includes rare miss – Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Gene Collier
- With all eyes on Pittsburgh, some experts try to lower expectations – Philly Inc., Philly.com, Mike Armstrong
- With G-20, Pittsburgh gets its 15 minutes – Los Angeles Times, Bob Drogin
- Lessons for the G-20 – Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Bruce Stokes
- Anticipation of G-20 Summit gives way to reality this week – Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Dennis B. Roddy
- International dignitaries arrive in Pgh for G20 – The Tartan, Sabrina Porter
- Facing the Economic Turning Point: A New G-20 Agenda Critical for Restoring Growth and Confidence – PRNewswire
- Mansoor Dailami, Lead Economist, World Bank
- Richard Hoey, Chief Economist, Bank of New York Mellon
- Daniel M. Price, Senior Partner for Global Issues, Sidley Austin LLP; Former Deputy National Security Advisor for International Economic Affairs
- Daniel M. Rooney, U.S. Ambassador to Ireland
- Mark Sniderman, Executive Vice President and Chief Policy Officer, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
- Randal E. Bryant, University Professor and Dean of the School of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University
- Baruch Fischhoff, Howard Heinz University Professor in the Department of Social and Decision Sciences and the Department of Engineering and Public Policy, Carnegie Mellon University
- Pradeep K. Khosla, Dean of the College of Engineering and the Philip and Marsha Dowd University Professor, Carnegie Mellon University
- Steven Klepper, Arthur Anton Hamerschlag Professor of Economics and Social Sciences, Carnegie Mellon University
- George Lowenstein, Herbert A. Simon Professor of Economics and Psychology, Carnegie Mellon University
- Kiron Skinner, Associate Professor of Social and Decision Sciences and Director of the International Relations and Politics Program, Carnegie Mellon University, and Research Fellow, Hoover Institution, Stanford University
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On May 22, the Atlantic Council's Cyber Statecraft Initiative will hold a discussion on the history of cyber critical infrastructure protection in recognition of the 15th anniversary of Presidential Decision Directive 63 (PDD-63).
On May 23, the Atlantic Council’s Middle East Peace and Security Initiative at the Brent Scowcroft Center on International Security is hosting a panel discussion on new developments in security cooperation among the United States, its European allies, and the Gulf states, and how they are likely to evolve in the coming years.
On May 30, the Atlantic Council’s South Asia Center will release a new issue brief, The Kaleidoscope Turns Again in a Crisis-Challenged Iran, a discussion of Iran’s upcoming presidential elections.
From June 13-14, the 2013 Wrocław Global Forum will bring together over 350 top policy-makers and business leaders to explore the region’s impact as an actor in Europe, as well as its crucial role in the transatlantic partnership and on the global stage.