Through purposeful and thought-provoking conversations, #ACFrontPage provides its global audience a deeper understanding of issues facing the global community along with the short and long-term solutions critical for meaningful impact. Our guests include political leaders, top government officials, chiefs of international institutions, business executives, top strategists, philanthropists, and emerging compelling voices, all of global consequence.
Previous guests have included: President Isaac Herzog of Israel, Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki of Poland, President Iván Duque of Colombia, Interim President Juan Guaidó of Venezuela, and IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva.
A conversation with TotalEnergies Chairman and CEO Patrick Pouyanné
AN #ACFRONTPAGE EVENT – TotalEnergies Chairman and CEO, Patrick Pouyanné, joined the Atlantic Council to discuss industry’s role in an inclusive and sustainable energy transition.
A conversation with Prime Minister of the Netherlands Mark Rutte
AN #ACFRONTPAGE EVENT – Prime Minister Rutte joined the Atlantic Council during his visit to the United States to share his perspective on Russia’s ongoing war in Ukraine, the future of the transatlantic alliance and how to maintain unity in the face of mounting global challenges.
A conversation with Prime Minister of The Bahamas and Chair of CARICOM Philip Davis
AN #ACFRONTPAGE EVENT – What is Prime Minister of The Bahamas and CARICOM Chair Philip Davis’ vision for the future of the US-Caribbean relationship?
A conversation with Foreign Minister of Pakistan Bilawal Bhutto Zardari
AN #ACFRONTPAGE EVENT – The South Asia Center hosted a conversation on the Pakistani government’s foreign policy goals, opportunities for deepening the Pakistan-US relationship, and Pakistan’s plan to address the climate crisis and resulting economic challenges.
A conversation with Sweden’s Minister for Foreign Affairs Tobias Billström
AN #ACFRONTPAGE EVENT – As Sweden assumes the presidency of the European Union in 2023 and looks to complete its accession to NATO, how does Stockholm aim to address the growing instability and change that lies ahead?
The future of US-Africa trade
AN #ACFRONTPAGE EVENT – Ambassador Katherine Tai, the 19th United States Trade Representative, and Secretary General Wamkele Mene of the African Continental Free Trade Area discussed US-African engagement in the AfCFTA.
Speaker Nancy Pelosi on climate and resilience at COP27
AN #ACFRONTPAGE EVENT – How can the US and allies bolster climate action and change the trajectory of global warming?
A conversation with President of Israel Isaac Herzog
AN #ACFRONTPAGE EVENT – President Isaac Herzog presented his vision for regional cooperation within the context of Israel-Arab normalization.
A conversation with Canadian Foreign Minister Mélanie Joly
AN #ACFRONTPAGE EVENT – What role does Canada play in continuing to aid Ukraine and maintaining Western pressure on Russia? What future challenges and opportunities does Ottawa see for Ukraine after its stunning counteroffensive against the Russian military?
Top media coverage
Biden faces a relieved but cautious Europe
In remarks aired Thursday during a dialogue with the Atlantic Council, French President Emmanuel Macron cheered Biden’s arrival, but emphasized his vision of “European sovereignty,” where the continent takes more ownership of its security and more proactively reckons with crises in its neighborhood, from North Africa to Russia’s borderlands.
Caribbean bloc calls for more equity in COVID vaccine distribution
Rowley made the call on behalf of the bloc during a virtual appearance sponsored by the Atlantic Council’s Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center. His plea comes as most Caribbean and Latin American nations continue to wait on deliveries of COVID-19 vaccines from a slow-moving United Nations-backed facility known as COVAX, and as worldwide vaccine shortages and quickly spreading variants of the coronavirus increase the urgency for relief.