Event RecapNov 21, 2023
Balancing global engagement and domestic growth: Iraq’s future in and evolving landscape
By Diane Mohamed
The Iraq Initiative's second annual conference explored key challenges and opportunities confronting Iraq's future generations
Event RecapOct 30, 2023
Addressing the captagon crisis in MENA: Strategies & Challenges
By Diane Mohamed and Rachel Friedman
The Syria Program hosted a panel discussion taking stock of current captagon landscape in Syria and captagon’s place within the global illicit supply chain.
Event RecapAug 25, 2023
Workshop on the role of Central and Eastern Europe in European decarbonization
By Transform Europe Initiative
The Atlantic Council co-hosted a high-level workshop on the role of Central and Eastern Europe in European decarbonization in Bratislava with GLOBSEC.
Event RecapJul 7, 2023
The mechanisms of corruption in Iran
By Masoud Mostajabi and Britt Gronemeyer
On June 13, the Atlantic Council’s Iran Strategy Project hosted a virtual event, “The Mechanisms of Corruption in Iran” to discuss the nature of corruption and sanctions in Iran as well as the social, economic, and political implications of these issues. The Atlantic Council’s Scowcroft Middle East Security Initiative Director, Jonathan Panikoff conducted opening remarks, […]
Event RecapMay 17, 2023
How NATO can take a 360-degree approach to the Vilnius summit
By Joslyn Brodfuehrer, Zelma Sergejeva
According to officials and experts at a recent Atlantic Council event, Russia will remain at the top of NATO's Vilnius agenda—but that doesn't mean the Alliance shouldn't have its eye on challenges posed by China and emerging technologies.
Event RecapMay 9, 2023
Reimagining a way forward: Iraq’s economy and energy sector in the post-invasion era
By Amna Haider and Mahnaz Vahdati
On April 24, 2023, the Atlantic Council’s Iraq Initiative convened a hybrid panel discussion to examine Iraq’s current economic and energy landscape, and their future trajectory. The panel discussed Iraq’s significant progress in rebuilding its economy and energy sectors that have suffered since the 2003 US invasion of the country, despite facing various challenges such […]