Recent Events

On Thursday, October 5, 2017, the Atlantic Council co-hosted a Brexit seminar, in collaboration with the British American Business Council of Greater Philadelphia.
On October 3, The Atlantic Council’s Economic Sanctions Initiative held a two-paneled public event entitled: Economic Sanctions After Brexit: What Roles Should the Public and Private Sector Play? 
On September 15, the Atlantic Council’s EuroGrowth Initiative hosted a private roundtable discussion with H.E. Nikos Pappas, Greek Minister of Digital Policy, Telecommunications and Media and Chief Strategist to Prime Minsiter Alexis Tsipras.  
On September 11, the Atlantic Council’s Economic Sanctions Initiative and the Institute of International Economic Law (IIEL) at Georgetown Law hosted David S. Cohen, Former Deputy Director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), to discuss Russia, Venezuela and North Korea sanctions in an interview with IIEL Faculty Director Chris Brummer.
On May 31st, the Atlantic Council’s Eurogrowth Initiative and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce hosted Pieter De Crem, Belgium’s Secretary of State for Foreign Trade and former Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense.
On May 17th, the Atlantic Council Global Business & Economics Program, together with Thomson Reuters and the CFA Institute, hosted a public discussion and reception on the President Trump's infrastructure plans, which envisage a $1 trillion increase in spending over ten years. Legislators on both sides of the aisle in Washington agree on the need to modernize airports, roads, bridges and the like, but they have yet to reach common ground on how to finance such projects. 

On April 20, the Atlantic Council’s EuroGrowth Initiative hosted Dr. Werner Hoyer, President of the European Investment Bank (EIB) and Mr. Robert Zoellick, Former President of the World Bank, US Trade Representative and former Deputy Secretary of State. Fred Kempe, Atlantic Council CEO, moderated the conversation. Key takeaways are:
On April 20, the Atlantic Council’s EuroGrowth Initiative hosted Mr. Klaus Regling, Managing Director of the European Stability Mechanism (ESM), to discuss the role of the ESM in preserving global financial stability and promoting growth in the eurozone. Main takeaways are:
On March 29, the Atlantic Council’s EuroGrowth Initiative hosted a private roundtable discussion with Dr. Magnus Henrekson, President of the Research Institute of Industrial Economics in Stockholm, Sweden.
On March 29, the Atlantic Council’s EuroGrowth Initiative hosted a private roundtable discussion with H.E. Nikos Pappas, Greek Minister of Digital Policy, Telecommunications and Media and Chief Strategist to Prime Minsiter Alexis Tsipras.  


    

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