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 - Global Business & Economics
On May 2, the Atlantic Council’s Global Business and Economics Program hosted an off-the-record roundtable of financial regulators, experienced attorneys, and leading academics on international financial reform with the first vice president of the European Parliament, Gianni Pittella.
On February 15 the Atlantic Council and The Clearing House are hosting a discussion with Michel Barnier, European commissioner for the internal market and services, on the future of transatlantic financial regulatory cooperation and its impact on the financial industry and the global economic recovery.
On February 5, the Atlantic Council and PwC will host a symposium on the future of healthcare with Novartis Chairman and Atlantic Council International Advisory Board Member Dr. Daniel Vasella.
David Wright, secretary general of the International Organization of Securities Commissions, joined the Atlantic Council for a discussion on the future of global financial regulatory reform and its impact on the securities industry.
On November 16, the Atlantic Council’s Global Business and Economics program convened two expert panels to discuss the challenges for business and political leaders from the shifting world economy.
On Wednesday, October 24, the Atlantic Council hosted a discussion on the future of Europe’s single currency with Dr. Thomas Mayer, Deutsche Bank’s former chief economist and current senior advisor to the bank.
On October 18 Thomson Reuters and the Atlantic Council released the report “Encouraging Public-Private Partnership to Fight Financial Crime,” and convened a small conference of senior experts to discuss its findings.
On June 21, the Atlantic Council’s Patriciu Eurasia Center and Global Business and Economics program, and the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Ukraine Program hosted an off-the-record conversation with the Finance Minister of Ukraine
On June 11, the Atlantic Council and PwC hosted a roundtable discussion of teachers, administrators, state legislators, and federal officials on how best to involve the private sector in education, specifically focused on improving the financial literacy levels of young people.
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.