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Sep 3, 2021

Event recap: “What is the key to national prosperity?”

By Atlantic Council

On August 18, 2021, the Atlantic Council’s South Asia Center hosted a virtual roundtable to discuss the themes of the book, Prosperity for all Nations, by Raza Hasan.

Pakistan South Asia

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Aug 23, 2021

Event recap: “On the frontline: Protecting Afghanistan’s human rights defenders”

By Areeba Atique

On August 5th, 2021, the Atlantic Council’s South Asia Center, held a discussion with some of Afghanistan’s leading human rights defenders (HRDs) and experts to explore what lies ahead for the activists who put their lives on the line to fight impunity, militancy, and violence.

Afghanistan Human Rights

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Aug 3, 2021

Event Recap: A conversation with Iraqi Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Ali Allawi

By Hezha Barzani

On July 28, the Iraq Initiative hosted an event with H.E. Ali Allawi, Iraq’s Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister, to discuss the Iraqi delegation visit to the United States, the White Paper for Economic Reforms, and Iraqi economic and political developments.

Iraq Middle East

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Jul 30, 2021

Securing digital infrastructure: How transatlantic partners can lead transformative investment in global connectivity

By Alyxandra Marine

Estonian Prime Minister Kaja Kallas, Rep. Ro Khanna, and NSC Sr. Director Peter Harrell spoke at the Atlantic Council on challenges to securing infrastructure and the promise of a "trusted connectivity" approach.

China Cybersecurity


Jul 21, 2021

Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya on Belarus’ future and her place in it

By Doug Klain

“I’m not going to participate in new elections,” Tsikhanouskaya said at the Atlantic Council. Instead, she wants to see a new free and fair election and a self-sustaining democratic movement in Belarus.

Belarus Democratic Transitions

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Jul 19, 2021

Event recap: “Report Launch: Reimagining the US-India trade relationship”

By Ayra Khan

On July 7, 2021, the Atlantic Council's South Asia Center hosted Ambassador Robert Holleyman, partner at Crowell & Moring LLP, and Ambassador Jeffrey Gerrish, partner at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, and Affiliates to launch the newly released report, Reimagining the US-India trade relationship, curated by Atlantic Council's South Asia Center's non-resident senior fellows Ridhika Batra, Mark Linscott, Harsha Vardhana Singh, and non-resident fellow Anand Raghuraman.

Economy & Business India

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Jul 16, 2021

Event | The future of data and AI in space

By the GeoTech Center

On Wednesday, July 21, at 12:00 p.m. EDT, the GeoTech Center will air a previously recorded event on the future of data and AI in space. The recording will be available on this page. Find the full GeoTech Hour series here. Event description On April 29, 2020, Fredrik Bruhn, Amy Webb, Paul Jurasin, and Anthony […]

Resilience Technology & Innovation

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Jul 14, 2021

Event recap: “REVIVING India’s informal workforce and entrepreneurs”

By Ayra Khan

Overall, the pandemic transformed how we look at the needs of micro-entrepreneurs, women entrepreneurs, and those within the informal sector. It amplified the need to address the inequality within communities while also pushing various sectors, including commercial and non-profit, to push the boundaries on what recovery means. COVID-19 gave businesses opportunities to stand up for the most vulnerable. In doing so, the REVIVE alliance has helped set the stage for a new, resilient normal.

Coronavirus Economy & Business

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Jul 14, 2021

Event | Technology and pandemics: Opportunities and challenges

By the GeoTech Center

On April 10, 2020, H.E. Omar Sultan Al Olama, Minister of State for Artificial Intelligence for the United Arab Emirates, shared his perspectives in an event titled “Technology and pandemics: Challenges and opportunities” as part of a live video discussion moderated by Mr. Frederick Kempe, President and CEO of the Atlantic Council.

Resilience Technology & Innovation

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Jul 13, 2021

AIF Senior Director Chinelo Anohu previews the 2021 Africa Investment Forum

By Africa Center

On Tuesday, July 13, the Africa Center convened for a private, off-the-record, discussion with Senior Director of the Africa Investment Forum (AIF) Ms. Chinelo Anohu. The conversation was the first in a series of roundtable events set to take place between AIF and the Africa Center in an effort to promote the upcoming November 2021 Africa Investment Forum.

Africa Economy & Business