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Jun 7, 2024

Digital services for e-government: opportunities for a future 2.5 billion African demographic market

By Nii Simmonds

This report highlights the potential for growth in African markets through e-governance and the importance having strong policies and frameworks in place to secure data.

Africa Economy & Business

Report

Jun 7, 2024

Reconstructing Ukraine at war: The journey to prosperity starts now

By John E. Herbst, Olga Khakova, Charles Lichfield

Rebuilding the Ukrainian economy after Russia's full-scale invasion will be a monumental task. Reconstruction can’t wait for peace and must be a well-coordinated, inclusive process.

Economy & Business Energy & Environment

Issue Brief

Jun 5, 2024

Policy memo: What will it take to make the MENA region a renewable energy powerhouse?

By Shihab Elborai, Anthony Yammine, and Pavel Popikov

The Middle East and North Africa region is well placed to become not just a major source of renewable energy, but also a central and indispensable player in the global energy transition, uniquely able to balance supply and demand for all types of energy, both hydrocarbons and renewables.

Energy & Environment Energy Markets & Governance
US Navy sailors operate onboard aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman, in the Adriatic Sea, February 2, 2022.

Issue Brief

Jun 5, 2024

A new NATO command structure

By Richard D. Hooker, Jr.

The Russian invasion of Ukraine in February 2022 and the accession of Finland and Sweden to NATO suggest an urgent need for a revised NATO Command Structure, better suited to the security needs of allies and better organized to deter and defend in light of these new realities.

NATO Security & Defense
Solar panels on a field of grass

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May 31, 2024

PACC 2030 objectives: The road to implementation

By Wazim Mowla, Charlene Aguilera

The Atlantic Council organized a PACC 2030 Working Group and worked closely with governments, the business community, and civil society organizations to support the implementation of PACC 2030’s objectives.

Caribbean Climate Change & Climate Action

Issue Brief

May 29, 2024

Who’s a national security risk? The changing transatlantic geopolitics of data transfers

By Kenneth Propp

The geopolitics of data transfers is changing. How will Washington's new focus on data transfers affect Europe and the transatlantic relationship?

Cybersecurity Digital Policy

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May 29, 2024

Generational AI: Digital inclusion for aging populations

By Caroline Thompson

Recommendations on improved inclusion and empowerment of older adults in the age of artificial intelligence.

Artificial Intelligence Digital Policy
A local producer arranges a sack with freshly harvested avocados at a market in Tenancingo de Degollado, Mexico.

Report

May 23, 2024

With the 2024 Mexican election looming, here are two major recommendations for the next president

By Ignacia Ulloa Peters, Martin Cassinelli, María Fernanda Bozmoski, Charlene Aguilera

Mexico is in a privileged position to leverage its border with the United States and deep commercial integration with the rest of North America, facilitated by the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). The incoming administration has the opportunity to improve border efficiencies and unlock meaningful new investment throughout 2024-2030 and beyond. 

Economy & Business Elections

Issue Brief

May 15, 2024

China Pathfinder: Q1 2024 update

By GeoEconomics Center and Rhodium Group

In the first quarter of 2024, Beijing pushed forward with a flurry of efforts to support a faltering stock market, ramp up exports to make up for domestic demand, and double-down on high-tech sectors with subsidies and other innovation funding.

China Fiscal and Structural Reform

Issue Brief

Apr 23, 2024

The flaws in project-based carbon credit trading and the need for jurisdictional alternatives

By Byron Swift, Ken Berlin, George Frampton, and Frank Willey

This issue brief highlights several significant, and at times unresolvable, problems with the project-based approach to carbon credit trading, the purpose of which is to reduce deforestation and sequester carbon.

Energy & Environment Energy Markets & Governance

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