Hariri Center Director Michele Dunne and Senior Fellow Amy Hawthorne reflect on US policy toward the Middle East and North Africa in the two years since President Barack Obama promised to make it a top priority to support democracy and human rights in the region.
J. Peter Pham, director the Atlantic Council’s Michael S. Ansari Africa Center, was one of four experts invited to address a high-level international conference on the crisis in the Sahel region convened today in The Hague.
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.
Events - Energy & Environment
Please join the Atlantic Council on March 28 for a discussion of the risks and benefits of the US Department of Defense's (DoD) biofuels policies and the ongoing efforts to reduce the department’s petroleum footprint.
Please join the Atlantic Council’s Patriciu Eurasia Center and Energy & Environment Program, as part of their Eurasian Energy Futures Initiative, for a discussion on EU-Russia energy relations and gas pricing with David Koranyi and Adnan Vatansever, coauthors of a new Council issue brief, “Lowering the Price of Russian Gas: A Grueling Challenge for European Energy Security.” The brief will be released at the event.
From March 11-12, the Atlantic Council and the World Energy Council hosted a workshop which focused on individual countries in East Central Europe to review the progress being made in refining best practices and in addressing environmental concerns and regulatory requirements within Europe.
On March 5, the Atlantic Council’s Dinu Patriciu Eurasia Center and Energy and Environment Program held an off-the-record discussion on “The European Union’s External Energy Policy Priorities with Special Focus on Russia and Ukraine.”
On March 1 the Eurasian Energy Futures Inititative will host the Minister of Industry and Trade for the Czech Republic, Martin Kuba, for a speech on the evolution of the country’s energy strategy to be followed by a moderated discussion with the audience.
This is an Atlantic Council Energy and Environment Program hosted event with a presentation by Assistant Secretary of the Army for Installations, Energy, and Environment Katherine Hammack and a discussion with key staff members.
The Atlantic Council, in partnership with the Ecologic Institute, is pleased to announce that the Emerging Leaders in Environmental and Energy Policy Network (ELEEP) is seeking applications from rising leaders in the United States and European Union.
The Atlantic Council of the United States in coordination with the Regional Centre for Energy Policy Research hosted “The Next 40 Years: Advancing EU Energy Objectives in East Central Europe” conference on October 4-5 in Budapest, Hungary.
On July 26th, the Atlantic Council’s Energy and Environment Program hosted a discussion with Vello A. Kuuskraa and Michael Moore, internationally recognized experts on CO2 enhanced oil recovery (EOR) and carbon markets.
The Atlantic Council, in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Policy and International Affairs, and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory held a dialogue with government, industry and non-governmental experts examining the US energy sector vulnerabilities and identifying potential improvements to the resilience of the energy system.
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.