Global Energy Forum

Jan 6, 2022

NEW DATES: Atlantic Council Global Energy Forum to be held March 28-29, 2022, alongside Expo 2020

The Atlantic Council announced today that the 2022 Global Energy Forum will now be held alongside Expo 2020 in Dubai from March 28-29, 2022. The forum, which is part of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week, will also be hosted in conjunction with the 2022 World Government Summit—a major global convening focused on the tools, policies, and […]

Global Energy Forum

Dec 25, 2021

Rumina Velshi

President and CEO, Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission Rumina Velshi was appointed ​President and Chief Executive Officer of the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission​ in August 2018, and has extensive technical, regulatory and adjudication expertise in the energy industry. Key priorities for Ms. Velshi include ensuring that the CNSC and other nuclear regulators are ready to respond […]

Global Energy Forum

Dec 22, 2021

André Pienaar

Founder and Chief Executive, C5 Capital André Pienaar is the Chief Executive and the Founder of C5, a specialist venture capital firm that invests in cybersecurity, space and nuclear energy with offices in Washington DC, London and Luxembourg. André serves on the boards of IronNet Cybersecurity, listed on the New York Stock Exchange, and BlueVoyant […]

Global Energy Forum

Dec 20, 2021

Nadja Haakansson

Africa Managing Director, Siemens Energy Nadja Haakansson was appointed Managing Director of Africa for Siemens Energy, on April 1, 2021. Based in Morocco, Nadja is responsible for supporting Siemens Energy’s business across the continent and developing opportunities to meet the challenges of the energy transition, while improving access to stable, affordable, and sustainable energy. A […]

Event Recap

Dec 14, 2021

Developing the EU’s industrial strategic capacity under rising geopolitical tensions

On December 14th, the EU Commission’s Representation in Sweden and the Atlantic Council’s Northern Europe Office held the event “Developing the EU’s industrial strategic capacity under growing geopolitical tensions.”  Speakers included:  Björn Fägersten, Swedish Institute of International Afairs (UI) Charlotte Andersdotter, Confederation of Swedish Enterprise Ulf Pehrsson, Ericsson Per Altenberg, Swedish National Board of Trade  […]

Economy & Business Europe & Eurasia

Event Recap

Dec 2, 2021

The new German government and Sweden: Implications for European security and defence

On December 2nd, The Atlantic Council’s Northern Europe office in Stockholm and the European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR) held a breakfast roundtable entitled, “The new German government: Implications for European security and defence.” The discussion was held shortly after the Swedish parliament voted in its first female prime minister and Germany was awaiting the “traffic […]

European Union Germany

Event Recap

Nov 16, 2021

Webinar: The Russian Federation- Challenges and Trends Impacting Central and Northern European Security

The Embassy of the Republic of Poland and the Embassy of the United Kingdom in Stockholm, together with the Atlantic Council Northern Europe Office, organised a timely webinar on November 16th. Taking place as the border crises between Poland and Belarus escalated, the webinar’s main goal was to discuss the security outlook for Central and […]

Belarus Central Europe


Nov 15, 2021

Fontenrose joins Emirates Policy Center for debate on the post pandemic world

Middle East Politics & Diplomacy

Event Recap

Oct 6, 2021

Baltic Sea Security Conference 2021

The fourth international Baltic Sea Security Conference (BSSC) on October 5-6, 2021, organized by the Atlantic Council Northern Europe Office in cooperation with the Swedish Armed Forces, took place with a new 2021-2025 Swedish Total Defence strategy in place. The BSSC was thus a timely platform for representatives of the Nordic and Baltic states, Germany, […]

Europe & Eurasia NATO


Apr 26, 2021

Nusairat joins ISPI to discuss the royal rift in Jordan

Middle East Peacekeeping and Peacebuilding