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.
Events - Ansari Africa Center
The Atlantic Council's Michael S. Ansari Africa Center hosted a briefing and roundtable discussion today with the leadership of Angolan opposition political coalition, the Convergência Ampla de Salvação de Angola--Coligação Eleitoral (CASA-CE).
The Michael S. Ansari Africa Center hosted Matt Bryden, director of Sahan Research and former coordinator of the United Nations Monitoring Group on Somalia and Eritrea for a briefing on the current situation in Somalia.
The Atlantic Council’s Michael S. Ansari Africa Center hosted a briefing and roundtable discussion today with the leadership of Angola’s largest opposition political party, the União Nacional para a Independência Total de Angola (UNITA).
The Atlantic Council’s Michael S. Ansari Africa Center hosted a speech today by His Excellency Ahmed Mohamed Mohamoud Silanyo, president of the Republic of Somaliland, on “Somaliland’s Achievement in a Fragile Region.”
The Atlantic Council’s Michael S. Ansari Africa Center hosted a not-for-attribution roundtable discussion with the Right Honourable Tendai Biti, MP, minister of finance of the Republic of Zimbabwe and secretary-general of the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC).
Former French Prime Minister François Fillon, Senator Chris Coons Discuss Threats in Northwest Africa in Capitol Hill BriefingApril 17, 2013
The Atlantic Council’s Michael S. Ansari Africa Center organized a briefing on Capitol Hill on “Collective Security Threats in North and West Africa” featuring a keynote presentation by former French Prime Minister François Fillon and remarks by Senator Chris Coons, chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on African Affairs.
The Michael S. Ansari Africa Center, in partnership with the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), hosted a discussion on youth employment in Africa with Mario Pezzini, director of the OECD Development Centre.
The Michael S. Ansari Africa Center hosted a luncheon presentation by Hussein Solomon, senior professor in the department of political science at the University of the Free State in South Africa, on “The African State and the Failure of US Counterterrorism Initiatives in Africa.”
The Atlantic Council’s Michael S. Ansari Africa Center hosted a discussion on the escalating crisis in Mali and the threat it poses to the neighboring countries of Sahel.
The Michael S. Ansari Africa Center hosted a roundtable today with two senior representatives of the Government of the Republic of Sudan: Sayed El Khatib, lead negotiator of the Government of Sudan on general issues, advisor to the president on US Relations, and director of the Center for Strategic Studies in Khartoum, and Dirdeiry Mohamed Ahmed, advisor to the president on Abyei.
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 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.