Pakistan is at a crucial juncture as it tries to contain and combat militant violence that has devastated communities, families, and lives across all provinces. Pakistani women are frequent targets of radical ideologies and terrorism, giving them unique perspectives on how to counter violent extremism in their communities and homes. But despite the potential to be powerful participants in creating and implementing policies aimed at reducing the appeal of radicalization and extremism, women in Pakistan are instead often marginalized in security decision-making processes.
Please join us on April 1, 2014 from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. for an address and discussion with Senator Mark Warner (D-VA) who will discuss the Bipartisan Budget Act that he helped draft and the future of America's defense industry.
Please join the Atlantic Council and Thomson Reuters on March 25 as Sharon Bowles, MEP, gives remarks reflecting on the five years she has spent leading the influential Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee during the turbulence of the eurozone and global financial crises.
The CSIS Americas Program and the Atlantic Council's Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center partner for a timely discussion with Venezuelan congresswoman and opposition leader Maria Corina Machado while she is in Washington, D.C. to address the Permanent Council of the Organization of American States. She will provide her commentary on the country's ongoing political crisis, the state of the Venezuelan opposition, and what can be expected in Venezuela moving forward. Her remarks will be followed by a panel featuring three Venezuelan citizens involved in the protest movement.
Join us on Wednesday, March 19, 2014 from 3:00-4:30 p.m. for the fifth Cyber Risk Wednesday. This month's discussion will focus on cybersecurity challenges facing the financial sector and methods of reducing the existing and future vulnerabilities.
Be part of the conversation and interact with the experts by submitting questions via Twitter at #CyberWednesdays.
Please join us on Tuesday, March 18 from 10:00-11:30 a.m. for a discussion on the major challenges facing Egypt featuring unique on-the-ground perspectives from select EgyptSource contributors Sarah El-Sirgany, Mohammad Tolba, Basil Dabh, Mohamed Abdelfattah, and Mosaab El Shamy.
Join us from 4:00-5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 12, 2014 for a discussion featuring Ukraine's Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk.If you have any trouble viewing the webcast on this page, you can also watch on our YouTube Channel. YouTube has been experiencing intermittent issues, but the webcast will be on this page at 4pm.
Governor Jon M. Huntsman, Jr. takes the stage at the Atlantic Council for the first time since becoming chairman to share his thoughts on the United States' role in a world of transition. Using his esteemed public service career and commitment to bipartisanship as a backdrop, he will engage in a lively discussion with Council President and CEO Frederick Kempe and the audience on some of the biggest challenges and opportunities shaping US strategy today.