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.
Ania Voloshin is the Council's director of outreach and public events.
She joined the Atlantic Council as the events coordinator in January, 2008. Before joining the Atlantic Council, she was working at the Eisenhower Institute in Washington, DC Her most recent position in native Poland was that of head of the Polish prime minister’s Foreign Visits and Meetings Division in the Department of Foreign Affairs of the Chancellery of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Poland, where she served for five consecutive administrations.
Mrs. Voloshin holds a master’s degree in law from the University of Silesia in Katowice. Following her graduation, she completed her post-graduate studies at the University of Warsaw, Center for European Studies, Department of European Integration.
She is fluent in Polish and English and is currently working on her French and Russian. Among her interests she counts literature, classical music, photography, and international travel.
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.