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Economic empowerment makes ethical, social, economic, and business sense, and has the power to contribute to national as well as global economic growth. On the sidelines of the IMF and World Bank Spring Meetings, Latvian Finance Minister H.E. Dana Reizniece-Ozola joined the Atlantic Council's Marie Kasperek to discuss what must be done on a national, European, and global level to increase financial success for individuals.


What is financial inclusion and how can it help women achieve success? H.E. Siv Jensen, finance minister of Norway, discusses this topic on the margins of the IMF spring meetings.

In the wake of elections and new leadership, Europe has a window of opportunity to achieve economic reform. H.E. Mario Centeno, president of the Eurogroup and Portugal’s minister of finance, outlines the most urgent reforms to improve the EU’s economic resilience and improve life for its citizens.
Phillip Cornell, nonresident senior fellow with the Atlantic Council’s Global Energy Center, discusses Saudi Vision 2030’s drive for investment through the Public Investment Fund, and the prospects for a public listing of Saudi Aramco.

Atlantic Council President and CEO Fred Kempe discusses Saudi Crown Princes Mohammed bin Salman’s March 2018 visit to the United States.

For the first installment of our new #AmbassadorSpotlight series, we asked six foreign ambassadors to the US—from Singapore, Liechtenstein, the Netherlands, Niger, Slovenia, and Kosovo—to tell us which global issue they're most worried about this year.