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 December 13, 2012, the Atlantic Council held an off-the-record video conference with Ambassador Alexander “Sandy” Vershbow, NATO deputy secretary general, on NATO’s major priorities in the aftermath of the NATO Foreign Ministers meeting, which took place in Brussels earlier this month.
The Michael S. Ansari Africa Center hosted a roundtable discussion with the Right Honourable Stephen O’Brien, MP, the UK prime minister’s special envoy to the Sahel.
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.
The Atlantic Council’s Strategic Foresight Initiative hosted more than 200 people at the Global Trends 2030: US Leadership in a Post-Western World conference held over two days at the Newseum on December 10 and 11, 2012.
On December 7, 2012, the Atlantic Council’s Brent Scowcroft Center on International Security hosted former Israeli Minister of Internal Affairs Ophir Pines-Paz and Ghaith Al-Omari, executive director of the American Task Force on Palestine, for an off-the-record lunch discussion on “Prospects for Middle East Peace.”
On December 7, 2012, the Atlantic Council’s Program on Transatlantic Relations and Dinu Patriciu Eurasia Center hosted former Hungarian Prime Minister Gordon Bajnai for an off-the-record lunch discussion on “Quo Vadis, Hungary?”
On December 5, the Atlantic Council’s South Asia Center held a discussion entitled “Can the World Live Without Iranian Oil,” with Sara Vakhshouri, president of SVB Energy International; and Denise Natali, Minerva Chair, Institute of National Strategic Studies, National Defense University.
On December 4th, The Atlantic Council’s Brent Scowcroft Center on International Security and the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) co-hosted a roundtable discussion with Michael Clark, director general, RUSI, moderated by Jeff Lightfoot, deputy director, Brent Scowcroft Center for International Security.
On Tuesday, December 4, the Atlantic Council’s Strategic Foresight Initiative, of the Brent Scowcroft Center on International Security, hosted Dr. Mathew J. Burrows, counselor, US National Intelligence Council (NIC) for a talk about the soon-to-be released Global Trends 2030: Alternative Worlds report.
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.