Mar 21, 2024

Atlantic Council welcomes inaugural Executive Leadership Intensive participants

The Atlantic Council’s Millennium Leadership Program is pleased to announce the Executive Leadership Intensive and its inaugural cohort of distinguished global leaders. The program offers participants the opportunity to connect with influential professionals from both the public and private sectors, fostering invaluable networking opportunities and equipping leaders with essential tools to impact meaningful change. In […]


Jan 22, 2024

Atlantic Council’s Forward Defense practice launches Commission on Software-Defined Warfare

WASHINGTON D.C. — JAN. 22, 2024 Following the success of the Atlantic Council’s Commission on Defense Innovation Adoption, the Atlantic Council has convened more than 30 senior leaders to launch a brand-new Commission on Software-Defined Warfare.   Co-chaired by former US Secretary of Defense Mark T. Esper, former Acting Deputy Secretary of Defense Christine Fox, […]

Security & Defense


Dec 15, 2023

AfriNEXT conference convenes high-level experts and innovators

The Atlantic Council and global development company DAI convened experts and entrepreneurs for “AfriNEXT: a celebration of African creativity and innovation,” a daylong conference bringing together representatives from diverse industries to spotlight the important innovations underway in Africa—as well as collaborative solutions to some of the continent’s most pressing challenges. 


Dec 8, 2023

Atlantic Council launches major commission to ensure US and allied military advantage in software-defined warfare

An Atlantic Council commission on improving DoD production and integration of state-of-the-art software solutions

United States and Canada


Sep 15, 2023

Atlantic Council launches ACTV streaming service

Today, the Atlantic Council launched ACTV, a groundbreaking video platform that leverages the Council’s extensive expertise and convening power to offer high-quality world affairs TV programming on demand and free of charge.


Sep 13, 2023

The Atlantic Council Global Energy Center leads discussion of energy frontiers in Wyoming

The Frontiers Project Meeting will address the continued potential for Wyoming—as a first-mover state in advanced nuclear—to spur economic development by meeting increased global demand for low-emissions manufacturing.


Aug 25, 2023

Kathy Baughman McLeod resigns as SVP and Senior Director of the Adrienne Arsht-Rockefeller Foundation Resilience Center

WASHINGTON, DC, August 25, 2023 – The Atlantic Council announces that Kathy Baughman McLeod, the Senior Director of its Adrienne Arsht-Rockefeller Foundation Resilience Center (“Arsht-Rock Center”) and a Council Senior Vice President, has resigned from Arsht-Rock, effective today. The Council appreciates Kathy’s vision, leadership, and service to the mission and work of its Arsht-Rock Center, […]


Jun 15, 2023

Atlantic Council wraps successful PACC 2030 Climate Resilient Clean Energy Summit

In partnership with RMI, the Caribbean Initiative at the Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center convened top US officials, Caribbean leaders, US companies, civil society, and policy experts to forge solutions to the region’s clean energy challenges on the sidelines of Vice President Kamala Harris’ trip to The Bahamas WASHINGTON D.C. – June 15, 2023 – […]


May 16, 2023

Atlantic Council statement on alleged poisoning

  WASHINGTON, DC – May 16, 2023 – An independent Russian news website today reported on an alleged poisoning incident of John Herbst, the senior director of our Eurasia Center and former US ambassador to Ukraine. The news website Agentstvo, quoting several unnamed sources, reported that Ambassador Herbst was one of at least four people […]


Apr 4, 2023

Atlantic Council convenes formalized task force focused on Black Sea security

WASHINGTON, DC – APRIL 4, 2023 – The Atlantic Council’s Transatlantic Security Initiative in the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security, in partnership with the Romanian National University of Political Studies and Public Administration (SNPSA), convened its first formal task force meeting on Black Sea security last week. As the task force continues to meet […]

Europe & Eurasia