Congressional fellowships

Venezuela Congressional Fellowship

The Venezuela Congressional Fellowship program aims to establish a non-partisan conversation among US Congressional staff on Venezuela’s multi-dimensional crisis. The program seeks to foster long-term engagement on Venezuelan issues and encourage relevant stakeholders to evaluate the impact of US foreign policy and of the international community toward Venezuela.

Rio Bravo Congressional Fellowship

The Rio Bravo Congressional Fellowship is a non-partisan fellowship program that connects US Congressional staffers, Mexican legislators, and leading experts from the Atlantic Council and the US-Mexico Foundation on the bilateral relationship.

Eurasia Congressional Fellowship

The Atlantic Council’s Eurasia Congressional Fellowship Program aims to educate Congressional staff on current events in the Eurasia region and engage staff with the Council’s latest research. The program connects Congressional fellows with our larger community, which includes leading experts on Ukraine, Russia, Central Asia, and the South Caucasus.

Congressional testimony

Atlantic Council experts are frequently called upon to provide their testimony and insight before Senate and House committees on pressing issues facing the US and the world.

Thu, Mar 18, 2021

Fontenrose testifies to House Foreign Affairs Committee on human rights in Saudi Arabia

Middle East Security Director, Kirsten Fontenrose testifies to House Foreign Affairs Committee on human rights in Saudi Arabia.

Testimony by Kirsten Fontenrose

Middle East Politics & Diplomacy

Fri, Sep 18, 2020

Kremlin control of Crimea and the occupied Donbas has been disastrous for many religious groups

On September 16, Ambassador John Herbst, director of the Atlantic Council’s Eurasia Center and former US ambassador to Ukraine, testified before the US Commission on International Religious Freedom on the alarming state of religious freedom in the Russian Federation.

Testimony by Atlantic Council

Civil Society Conflict

Thu, Jul 9, 2020

Ian Brzezinski testifies to House Committee on Foreign Affairs on Russian bounties on US troops

Russian Bounties on US Troops: Why Hasn’t the Administration Responded?


Russia Security & Defense

Congressional events

The Atlantic Council regularly invites Members of Congress and key staff to participate in its public discourse, which provides a unique, bipartisan platform to engage in pressing foreign policy discussions.

For more information

If you are a Member of Congress or Hill staffer and are interested in our resources, please contact Vicente Garcia at [email protected] or 202-778-4980 for more information.