Press Release

Oct 14, 2021

Atlantic Council Releases new report on international technology standards and geopolitics

This new GeoTech Center report finds that, while China is seeking to increase influence over technology standards setting, China is still a long way from unfairly dominating international standards organization.

Technology & Innovation

Press Release

Oct 7, 2021

Atlantic Council’s Africa Center to host high-level international summit on African creative industries

Inaugural event dedicated to advancing the African cultural agenda will feature African heads of state, senior US officials, and icons from arts, film & television, sports, fashion, and music industries WASHINGTON DC—October 7, 2021—The Atlantic Council’s Africa Center will host the inaugural Africa Creative Industries Summit on Friday, October 15, 2021. The summit will feature senior government officials, […]

Africa

Article

Oct 7, 2021

Workshop on freedom and prosperity in Latin America

By Atlantic Council

The Atlantic Council’s Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security, on September 28, in collaboration with the Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center and Brazilian think tank Fundacao Getulio Vargas (FGV), hosts the first in a series of virtual workshops on strengthening economic freedom, rule of law, and representative government in different regions across the world. The […]

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Oct 5, 2021

Atlantic Council and Rhodium Group release groundbreaking report on China’s economic trajectory​​​​

First-ever China Pathfinder Annual Scorecard finds China has made progress toward market economy norms but falls well short of promised reforms WASHINGTON, DC – OCTOBER 5, 2021 – The Atlantic Council’s GeoEconomics Center and Rhodium Group today released the first-ever China Pathfinder Annual Scorecard—a groundbreaking study and state-of-the-art data visualization tool examining whether China’s economy is converging or diverging […]

China Fiscal and Structural Reform

Press Release

Oct 4, 2021

Atlantic Council’s Cyber 9/12 Strategy Challenge expands to South Africa

The University of Cape Town’s Cybersecurity Capacity Centre for Southern Africa joins as strategic partner for virtual competition WASHINGTON, DC; CAPE TOWN – October 4, 2021 – The Atlantic Council’s Cyber Statecraft Initiative, part of the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security, has partnered with the University of Cape Town (UCT)’s Cybersecurity Capacity Centre for Southern Africa […]

Cybersecurity

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Sep 23, 2021

Atlantic Council names Max Peterson, Vice President of Worldwide Public Sector at Amazon Web Services (AWS), as a co-chair of the GeoTech Commission

Washington, DC – September, 23, 2021 – The Atlantic Council announced today that Max Peterson, Vice President of Worldwide Public Sector at Amazon Web Services (AWS), will be the newest co-chair of the GeoTech Commission. The Commission is the core pillar of the Atlantic Council’s GeoTech Center, which launched in 2020 with the goal of […]

Technology & Innovation

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Sep 17, 2021

Mary McCord, Former Acting Assistant Attorney General for National Security, Joins the Atlantic Council as Nonresident Senior Fellow

By Atlantic Council

McCord will contribute extensive senior government experience to the Council’s leading work on counterterrorism, national security, the rule of law, and litigation

Defense Policy Extremism

Press Release

Sep 16, 2021

Atlantic Council Global Energy Center announces 2021-2022 Veteran Advanced Energy Fellows

Fellows will participate in a yearlong policy and leadership development program for high-potential, high-performing veterans in advanced energy   

Energy & Environment Renewables & Advanced Energy

Press Release

Aug 27, 2021

Atlantic Council’s Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security strengthens expertise with addition of new nonresident fellow

Cori Fleser will contribute to the Atlantic Council’s leading work on engaging a new community of champions for NATO and analyzing international security with a gender lens

Press Release

Aug 6, 2021

Atlantic Council to honor General Brent Scowcroft with new strategy team

Announcement to advance Scowcroft’s legacy as a national security strategist

Security & Defense

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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 […]

Press Release

Jan 4, 2022

Kelly Grieco joins Atlantic Council as senior fellow

Grieco brings deep foreign policy and defense expertise to Council’s New American Engagement Initiative

Global Energy Agenda

Dec 21, 2021

Atlantic Council Global Energy Forum to be held January 15-16, 2022

One of the most anticipated annual energy convenings will bring together global leaders in Abu Dhabi and around the world with a focus on the path to meeting net zero carbon goals

Press Release

Dec 6, 2021

The Atlantic Council’s Adrienne Arsht-Rockefeller Foundation Resilience Center and JPMorgan Chase Launch the US Climate Resilience Map: Pathways for City Solutions

The announcement comes as several European cities endorse focused action on extreme heat and the protection of vulnerable people, launched by the Adrienne Arsht-Rockefeller Foundation Resilience Center’s City Champions for Heat Action initiative

Climate Change & Climate Action Resilience

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Dec 1, 2021

Atlantic Council announces multi-year partnership on Black Sea security with the Romanian National University of Political Studies and Public Administration

The Atlantic Council will partner with the Romanian National University of Political Studies and Public Administration (SNSPA) on a major four-year body of work focused on the Black Sea region, which will familiarize the policy community with the complexities of this strategically important area for NATO and advance recommendations for transatlantic strategists.

Eastern Europe English

Press Release

Dec 1, 2021

Atlantic Council Launches Economic Statecraft Initiative

December 1, 2021 – Washington, DC – The Atlantic Council today is launching the Economic Statecraft Initiative, an innovative program that will put a spotlight on some of the most impactful and controversial tools of American power – sanctions, tariffs, export controls and more. The launch features senior Biden administration officials, industry executives, regulators and […]

Economy & Business

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Nov 11, 2021

Atlantic Council’s Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center announces partnership with US Department of State

Atlantic Council’s Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center partners with US Department of State to launch campaign for renewed hemispheric cooperation alongside the ninth Summit of the Americas

Americas Climate Change & Climate Action

Press Release

Oct 21, 2021

Atlantic Council’s Distinguished Leadership Awards Gala to Honor Ursula von der Leyen, Dua Lipa, Albert Bourla, Ugur Sahin, and Özlem Türeci

November 10 ceremony at Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium in Washington, DC to celebrate exemplary leaders who have contributed to the Atlantic Council’s mission of shaping the global future together; awards mark Atlantic Council’s 60th anniversary

Press Release

Oct 20, 2021

Freetown Mayor Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr announces Africa’s First Chief Heat Officer

The announcement comes as several European cities endorse focused action on extreme heat and the protection of vulnerable people, launched by the Adrienne Arsht-Rockefeller Foundation Resilience Center’s City Champions for Heat Action initiative

Climate Change & Climate Action Resilience

Press Release

Oct 18, 2021

Seville Mayor Juan Espadas announces heatwave naming and categorization initiative

The announcement comes as several European cities endorse focused action on extreme heat and the protection of vulnerable people, launched by the Adrienne Arsht-Rockefeller Foundation Resilience Center’s City Champions for Heat Action initiative

Climate Change & Climate Action Resilience