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How can African countries leverage “disruptive” technologies to their advantage? On the margins of the IMF and World Bank Spring Meetings, Atlantic Council Senior Fellow Aubrey Hruby and Youth for Technology Foundation Founder Njideka Harry discuss how African governments, working with the private sector, can harness new technology and innovations for inclusive growth and development across the continent.


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.
In celebration of International Women’s Day, the Ambassador Leadership Council asked Ambassador of Luxembourg about women’s rights issues, for the March edition of the Ambassador Spotlight. In collaboration with the Atlantic Council Gender and Diversity Inclusion Initiative #ACSpotlight.

In celebration of International Women’s Day, the Ambassador Leadership Council asked Ambassador of Albania about women’s rights issues, for the March edition of the Ambassador Spotlight. In collaboration with the Atlantic Council Gender and Diversity Inclusion Initiative #ACSpotlight.


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.