Press ReleaseMay 30, 2023
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy honored with Atlantic Council Global Citizen Award in Kyiv
KYIV, UKRAINE – May 30, 2023 – In recognition of his historic leadership during the Ukrainian people’s brave defense of their freedom, Atlantic Council Chairman John F.W. Rogers and President and CEO Frederick Kempe today presented Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy with the Atlantic Council’s highest honor, its Global Citizen Award, a recognition conferred on unique individuals who contribute toward improving the state of the world.
Press ReleaseMay 30, 2023
Atlantic Council announces eighth annual Central and Eastern European Energy Security Conference
WASHINGTON, DC – May 30, 2023 – The Atlantic Council Global Energy Center (GEC) will hold the eighth annual Central and Eastern European Energy Security Conference on Thursday, June 15, 2023, in Washington, DC, in partnership with the Slovak V4 Presidency of the Visegrad Group. This year’s conference will be held in person at the Atlantic Council headquarters, while also streaming to a global virtual audience.
Press ReleaseMay 10, 2023
Atlantic Council announces new experts’ coalition to promote nonpartisan solutions to the United States’ border and immigration challenges
The Atlantic Council today announced the formation of a new coalition of experts in border and immigration security and cross-border trade who will work together to advance nonpartisan, pragmatic solutions to the United States’ border and immigration challenges.
Distinguished Leadership AwardsMay 1, 2023
Atlantic Council announces 2023 Distinguished Leadership Award honorees
World Trade Organization Director-General Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and Director of National Intelligence Avril Haines to be honored with International Distinguished Leadership Awards Adena T. Friedman, Chair and CEO of Nasdaq, will receive the Distinguished Business Leadership Award General Laura J. Richardson, commander of US Southern Command, will be recognized with the Distinguished Military Leadership Award […]
Press ReleaseMar 13, 2023
N7 Initiative convenes Arab and Israeli experts to deliberate actionable policy and programming in regional agriculture, food, and water security
ABU DHABI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES—MARCH 14-16, 2023—The N7 Initiative, a partnership between the Atlantic Council and the Jeffrey M. Talpins Foundation working to strengthen and deepen Arab-Israeli normalization in the wake of the Abraham Accords, will host the N7 Conference on Agriculture, Water & Food Security March 14-16 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. This […]
Press ReleaseMar 6, 2023
Atlantic Council’s Indo-Pacific Security Initiative Adds Nine New Fellows
WASHINGTON, DC – MARCH 6, 2023 – The Atlantic Council’s Indo-Pacific Security Initiative (IPSI) announced today the addition of a diverse group of nine new fellows, as the new initiative rapidly expands its breadth of regional expertise. The initiative, housed in the Atlantic Council’s Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security, focuses on Indo-Pacific strategy, alliances, and […]
Press ReleaseMar 2, 2023
Top foreign policy lawmakers bolster support for Global Tech Security Commission
New honorary co-chairs expand bipartisan sponsorship for tech security strategy WASHINGTON, DC – MARCH 2, 2023 – The Global Tech Security Commission announced today the naming of four federal lawmakers representing both parties and both houses of Congress as new honorary co-chairs. Senator Todd Young (R-IN), Senator Mark Warner (D-VA), Representative Michael Waltz (R-FL) and […]
Press ReleaseFeb 27, 2023
Atlantic Council’s Africa Center releases twin reports on Russia’s growing influence in Africa
At the one-year anniversary of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, Africa Center shines spotlight on Russian campaign to curry favor on the African continent WASHINGTON, DC – FEBRUARY 27, 2023 — The Atlantic Council’s Africa Center, in partnership with the Policy Center for the New South (PCNS), has released new research on Russia’s influence in Africa. […]
Press ReleaseFeb 27, 2023
Atlantic Council, US Department of Energy, Croatian Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development, and American-Central European Business Association to hold fourth meeting of the Partnership for Transatlantic Energy and Climate Cooperation (P-TECC)
Public and private industry leaders will convene in Zagreb, Croatia, for two days of discussions on how transatlantic cooperation can advance low-carbon energy security in Central and Eastern Europe. WASHINGTON, D.C. – FEBRUARY 27, 2023 – The fourth meeting of the Partnership for Transatlantic Energy and Climate Cooperation (P-TECC) will be held March 1-2, 2023, […]
Press ReleaseFeb 21, 2023
Kimberly Donovan joins the Atlantic Council GeoEconomics Center as the Director of the Economic Statecraft Initiative
Senior FinCEN leader will spearhead the Atlantic Council’s work to advance US economic security policy and deliver cutting-edge research on ways the government and private sector can use the tools of economic statecraft wisely and effectively.
Press ReleaseFeb 14, 2023
Atlantic Council’s inaugural Rafik Hariri Awards to honor Arab leaders in business, social entrepreneurship, and arts
WASHINGTON, DC – FEBRUARY 14, 2023 – The Atlantic Council’s Rafik Hariri Center for the Middle East today announced the honorees for the inaugural Rafik Hariri Awards, who will be celebrated at a gala dinner on February 14. As the Atlantic Council’s Rafik Hariri Center celebrates its tenth anniversary, the awards will honor outstanding figures […]
Press ReleaseFeb 13, 2023
Diverse Array of Global Experts Join DFRLab’s Task Force for a Trustworthy Future Web
WASHINGTON, DC – February 13, 2023 – The Atlantic Council’s Democracy + Tech Initiative at the Digital Forensic Research Lab (DFRLab) is pleased to announce the inaugural members of its Task Force for a Trustworthy Future Web, representing 42 companies, global civil society organizations, universities & initiatives, individual experts, and associations.
Press ReleaseFeb 13, 2023
Matthew Kroenig to lead Atlantic Council’s Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security
Former Defense Department and intelligence official will lead an important mission of developing strategies to address the most important security challenges. WASHINGTON, DC – FEBRUARY 13, 2023 – The Atlantic Council announced today that Matthew Kroenig, previously acting director of the Atlantic Council’s Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security, has been named the center’s new […]
Press ReleaseJan 30, 2023
Atlantic Council launches new Indo-Pacific Security Initiative, names Markus Garlauskas as director
WASHINGTON, DC – JANUARY 30, 2023 – The Atlantic Council announced today the creation of the Indo-Pacific Security Initiative (IPSI), a new program focused on Indo-Pacific strategy, alliance, and security issues. The initiative, housed in the Atlantic Council’s Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security, will be led by Markus Garlauskas, a former senior US intelligence […]
Press ReleaseJan 27, 2023
Atlantic Council, Ministry of Defense of the Netherlands announce new partnership on defense technology innovation
Washington DC – January 27, 2022: The Atlantic Council’s Transatlantic Security Initiative (TSI) has launched a new partnership with the Ministry of Defense of the Netherlands to collaborate on key policy issues related to transatlantic cooperation on defense technology innovation.
Press ReleaseJan 5, 2023
Atlantic Council Announces Flagship Freedom and Prosperity Conference
The Atlantic Council Freedom and Prosperity Center announced the convening of the first annual Freedom and Prosperity Research Conference on February 2. Scholars and former policymakers from around the world will present their analysis on the importance of freedom in promoting prosperity in developing countries.
Press ReleaseDec 27, 2022
Atlantic Council announces task force focused on Black Sea security
The Atlantic Council’s Transatlantic Security Initiative in the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security is pleased to announce the formation of a task force focused on Black Sea security, in partnership with the Romanian National University of Political Studies and Public Administration (SNPSA).