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 April 29, the Atlantic Council hosted the President of Bulgaria, Rosen Plevneliev, for a private dinner.
The Atlantic Council’s Rafik Hariri Center for the Middle East hosted a roundtable discussion with former MP Dr. Amr Hamzawy and Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies Director Mr. Bahey el Din Hassan on the emerging politics and the unsettling human rights environment in Egypt.
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.
On April 25, the Atlantic Council held an off-the-record video conference with James Appathurai, NATO deputy assistant secretary general for political affairs and security policy (PASP) and the secretary general’s special representative for the Caucasus and Central Asia, on NATO’s major priorities in the aftermath of the NATO Foreign Ministers meeting, which took place in Brussels on April 23rd.
On Thursday, April 25 the Atlantic Council’s Strategic Foresight initiative (SFI), of the Brent Scowcroft Center on International Security, hosted a roundtable discussion with Dr. Tim Campbell, chairman of the board at the Urban Age Institute, Mr. William Cobbett, manager of Cities Alliance, Ms. Reta Jo Lewis, special representative for global intergovernmental affairs, US Department of State, and Dr. Jaana Remes, principal at McKinsey Global Institute, to discuss cities and the global governance challenge presented by urbanization.
On Wednesday, April 24, the Atlantic Council’s Transatlantic Relations Program hosted Ana Trišić-Babić, deputy foreign minister of Bosnia and Herzegovina for an off-the-record discussion on Bosnia’s NATO ambitions in light of a changing regional context.
The Atlantic Council and Herrick, Feinstein LLP held an off-the-record breakfast meeting with Dr. M. Ibrahim Turhan, chairman and CEO of Borsa Istanbul, on Tuesday, April 23 in New York City.
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.”
On Monday, April 22, the Atlantic Council’s Transatlantic Relations Program hosted H.E. Valery Khoroshkovsky, former first deputy prime minister of Ukraine, for an off-the-record discussion of Ukraine’s trajectory towards the European community.
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.