New Atlanticist

Feb 10, 2023

TotalEnergies’ CEO: Europe should pass its own green subsidies to compete with the US

By Katherine Walla

Patrick Pouyanné said at an Atlantic Council event that the US took advantage of an “opportunity” in the energy transition by passing the IRA, so “let’s do the same in Europe.”

Africa Brazil

New Atlanticist

Jan 18, 2023

Bahamian prime minister urges action on climate change, financial inclusion, and regional cooperation

By Nick Fouriezos

Philip Davis, prime minister of The Bahamas and chair of the Caribbean Community, told the Atlantic Council that the region is ready to take action on improving energy security and economic development.

Caribbean Climate Change & Climate Action


Apr 18, 2022

Opinion piece by Rana Foroohar in the Financial Times cited the GeoEconomics ACFrontPage event with Secretary Yellen

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Economic Sanctions Economy & Business

New Atlanticist

Mar 8, 2022

Swedish foreign minister: Women, girls disproportionately affected by conflict

By Katherine Walla

Swedish Foreign Minister Ann Linde spoke at the Atlantic Council on International Women's Day about supporting Ukrainian women and girls and advocating for feminist foreign policy globally.

Conflict Northern Europe

New Atlanticist

Jun 15, 2021

Kosovo President Osmani: Today’s challenges require ‘an entirely different governing mindset’

By Katherine Walla

As Kosovo President Vjosa Osmani faces rule of law challenges, high unemployment rates, and a slow vaccine rollout, she’s putting domestic reforms at the top of her priorities—even ahead of the country’s European Union-facilitated dialogue with Serbia.

Crisis Management Inclusive Growth


Apr 23, 2021

Serbian President Vučić on COVID-19, democracy, and Serbia’s bid to join the EU

By Atlantic Council

Serbia is at an inflection point as it deals with a global pandemic and as it navigates its place in Europe and the Euro-Atlantic community in the future. Serbian President Aleksandar Vučić joined the Atlantic Council to discuss how Serbia fits into a Europe that is whole, free, and at peace.

European Union Politics & Diplomacy


Mar 26, 2021

Transcript: After two centuries, the US-Colombia relationship is entering a ‘new chapter’

By Atlantic Council

Colombian President Iván Duque, US Senator Roy Blunt, and US Senator Benjamin Cardin reflected on the two-hundred-year US-Colombia relationship and discussed the United States' role in helping COVID-19 and migration strategies across Latin America.

Colombia Coronavirus


Mar 23, 2021

Transcript: Dan Sullivan on ‘The Longer Telegram’ and the need for a new American China strategy

By Atlantic Council

The senator from Alaska discussed the key pillars of an American China strategy and the significance of the US-China meeting in Anchorage.

China Politics & Diplomacy


Mar 8, 2021

Transcript: Malala Yousafzai on why girls’ education is one of the most sustainable investments

By Atlantic Council

Going beyond a brick-and-mortar approach to expand access to schools for girls, Malala believes in improving the quality of education they're offered. But that quality is facing additional challenges from the pandemic.

Civil Society Education


Mar 4, 2021

Transcript: YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki on online speech, government regulation, and Donald Trump’s suspended account

By Atlantic Council

The Youtube CEO talked about the company's responsibilities in the information ecosystem, disinformation, government regulation of speech, and what's next for Donald Trump's account.

Digital Policy Disinformation