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.
The South Asia Center of the Atlantic Council screened the HBO documentary Terror in Mumbai. Following the film, a panel discussion on Indian security, India-Pakistan relations and the future prevention of such events was moderated by South Asia Center director Shuja Nawaz.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton delivered a major foreign policy address on the administration's new agenda for freedom and democracy promotion at the Freedom's Challenge dinner and awards ceremony in Berlin on November 8.
On November 8, in celebration of the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, the Atlantic Council hosted the Freedom’s Challenge dinner and awards ceremony. Held at Berlin's Hotel Adlon, the event was attended by government, military, business and cultural leaders from across the Atlantic Alliance.
The Atlantic Council and the Munich Security Conference (MSC) hosted "The Munich Security Conference Washington Core Group Meeting" on November 5-6 in Washington.
From October 18th through 20th, the Afghan-American Chamber of Commerce (AACC) will hold the U.S.-Afghanistan Business Matchmaking Conference in Washington, D.C. The conference will be a networking forum with key private sector and government actors.
From October 15–18, the British-North American Committee (BNAC) held its 81st meeting in Washington, D.C.
Senior officials from the Atlantic Council and the Bertelsmann Foundation briefed the House EU Caucus and other key stakeholders in preparation for the Transatlantic Economic Council (TEC) meeting in Washington on October 27.
Dr. Ashraf Ghani, a recent Afghan presidential candidate and founder of the Insititute for State Effectiveness, recommended policies to rescue government legitimacy and strengthen state functionality in Afghanistan in the wake of controversial August presidential elections.
The Atlantic Council and the U.S. Naval War College jointly sponsored a conference on the challenges and opportunities for maritime security cooperation with a keynote address by Admiral Jonathan Greenert, Vice Chief of Naval Operations.
Nancy Birdsall, president of the Center for Global Development and a member of the Atlantic Council's Business and Economics Advisors Group, analyzed the responses of the IMF and World Bank to the financial crisis and the new challenges the institutions now face.
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.