In the NewsNov 18, 2022
Charai in The Hill: Democracy is proving its biggest doubters wrong￼
By Atlantic Council
Israel and America held elections barely a week apart, with very different ideological outcomes, but with the same message: Even in fractured societies, where majorities are hard to gather and harder still to hold together, democracy works. Doubters and critics have thrown shade on democracy for centuries. Yet, these two elections in two different lands show that […]
Press ReleaseOct 24, 2022
Atlantic Council and Jeffrey M. Talpins Foundation to host President of Israel and launch next phase of N7 Initiative
Washington, DC—October 24, 2022—The Atlantic Council, in partnership with the Jeffrey M. Talpins Foundation, will host President of Israel Isaac Herzog on Tuesday, October 25, to discuss his vision for regional cooperation and Israeli-Arab normalization. The event marks a major expansion of the N7 Initiative to support the growing diplomatic ties between Israel and the […]
AC SelectsOct 17, 2022
AC Selects: Addressing Jordan and Egypt’s economic challenges and China’s unprecedented third term presidency
Last week, Jordan’s Minister of Finance, Mohamad Al-Ississ and Egypt’s Minister of Planning and Economic Development, Hala H. Elsaid sat down with the EmpowerME initiative to discuss challenges and potential areas of growth for their economic and financial sectors. The GeoEconomics Center and Global China hub hosted two panels of experts to examine the 20th […]
AC SelectsOct 6, 2022
AC Selects: Ukraine’s accession to NATO, ECB President on inflation, US Secretary of Commerce on semiconductors & more
Events from the week of September 26 Last week, we hosted the Frankfurt Forum on US-European GeoEconomics featuring President of the European Central Bank Christine Lagarde, followed by three AC Front Page events featuring Canadian Foreign Minister Mélanie Joly, US Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo, and US Senators Jeanne Shaheen and Thom Tillis. Finally, the […]
EnergySourceSep 28, 2022
Establishing a national green bank with the GHG Reduction Fund will reduce emissions, promote environmental justice
By Ken Berlin
The Inflation Reduction Act creates a $27 billion Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund to accelerate the United States’ energy transition—and ensure that the transition is an equitable one. Capitalizing a national climate bank would provide a long-term, comparatively low-cost solution to reduce the United States’ reliance on fossil fuels and its greenhouse gas emissions.
Event RecapSep 28, 2022
Challenges in North Africa: New Pathways for International Diplomacy?
By Madeline Hart
On September 14, the Atlantic Council’s North Africa Program and the US Embassy in Italy hosted an event with experts on the field to discuss the potential for Italy to become a mediating power in the Mediterranean.
Press ReleaseSep 27, 2022
Ten-minute Reduction in Wait Times At US-Mexico Border Could Boost Economic Activity by $26 Million: Atlantic Council Study
The research was completed by the Atlantic Council’s Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center, the University of Texas at El Paso, and Colegio de la Frontera Norte, in partnership with the US Department of State Washington DC – September 27, 2022 – A 10-minute reduction in wait times for northbound traffic at the US-Mexico border could lead […]
In the NewsAug 22, 2022
Charai in The Hill: America, are you alright? Asking for the world
By Atlantic Council
America does not only belong to itself. The world, too, is a stakeholder in America’s fate. And so, these days, the world watches America with worry. On every continent, there are thousands of political and business leaders, like me, who gaze upon the United States with admiring eyes. This is not just because history has […]
N7 Conference: Education & Coexistence
The N7 Initiative, a partnership between the Atlantic Council and Jeffrey M. Talpins Foundation, will convene government and nongovernmental subject-matter experts from Israel and Arab states to produce actionable recommendations to deliver tangible benefits to their peoples.