Please join the Atlantic Council in cooperation with Konrad Adenauer Stiftung Tuesday, February 16 from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. for the Task Force launch. Ambassador Ryan Crocker, Lt. Gen. Michael Barbero, and Ambassador James Jeffrey will reflect on how their experiences throughout the decade of US intervention in Iraq can be applied to stabilize the country. Dr. Nussaibah Younis will moderate the discussion, and all speakers will be available for interview on request. Find further details and RSVP here.
Kabul, Afghanistan and Istanbul, Turkey – The Afghanistan Ministry of Mines and Petroleum announced today the successful conclusion of Hydrocarbon Tender Agreement negotiations with a consortium of energy companies: Türkiye Petrolleri, Bayat Energy and Calik Enerji Sanayi ve Ticaret A.S., (the “Consortium”). Upon approval of the agreement by Afghanistan’s Cabinet, the Consortium may begin natural gas exploration and production activities in the Totimaidan Block located within Afghanistan’s Faryab and Jawzjan Provinces, long regarded as one of Central Asia’s most promising potential sources of natural gas.
From October 17 to November 8, the fellows visited New York City; Washington DC; Austin, Texas; and the San Francisco Bay Area.
The ELP Fellowship aims to identify, cultivate, and support the next generation of Pakistan’s leaders. Each year, the Center selects fifteen fellows that embody Pakistan’s geographic, religious, and gender diversity who are working across various sectors.