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 Friday, March 23, the Atlantic Council's South Asia Center and International Security Program hosted a session on preventing and resolving conflicts over freshwater resources shared across national boundaries. Under the combined pressures of climate change, population growth, rapid urbanization, and greater food demands, many believe that water scarcity, and with it, the potential for international water conflicts, will inevitably increase.
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|8:30 a.m.||Registration and continental breakfast|
|9:00 a.m.||The Role and Limitations of International Water Law
Joseph Dellapenna and Flavia Loures
|10:15 a.m.||The Role of Treaties and Trusted Third Parties
Kishor Uprety, Charles Lawson, and Russell Frisbie
|12:00 p.m.||Keynote Address
Aaron T. Wolf, followed by Q&A
School of Law
International Boundary and
International Joint Commission
Senior Program Officer
World Wildlife Fund
Director, South Asia Center
Deputy Director, International Security Program
International Water Law Expert
and Senior Counsel
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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.