2019 Global Citizen Awards

The tenth annual Atlantic Council Global Citizen Awards will honor President of the Republic of Chile Sebastián Piñera; Prime Minister of the Netherlands Mark Rutte; Brian Grazer, storyteller, movie and television producer, founder, and philanthropist; will.i.am, founder of the Black Eyed Peas, Founder & CEO of I.AM+, and Founder and President, i.am.angel Foundation. The event will also announce Actress, Playwright, Teacher, and Author, Anna Deavere Smith, as the Atlantic Council’s first Artist in Residence.

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Wed, Oct 16, 2019

Iranian Public Opinion Under US Sanctions

This panel discussion is on the new public opinion data gathered in Iran over the past six months. The panel will take a closer look at Iranian attitudes to a broad set of issues, including Iran’s regional influence, Iranian relations with the West, and the Iranian nuclear deal.

10:00am Washington DC

Wed, Oct 16, 2019

Afghanistan’s Fourth Presidential Election: Voting for Peace

Afghanistan’s Ambassador to the United States H.E. Roya Rahmani in conversation with NPR's National Security Correspondent Greg Myre will provide insights and on-the-ground analysis of the fourth presidential election and its relevance to the peace process.

12:30pm Washington

Wed, Oct 16, 2019

Information Wars: A Conversation with Richard Stengel

In a conversation hosted by the Atlantic Council's Digital Forensic Research Lab, Richard Stengel will explain not only why disinformation is a threat to democracy, but what we can do about it.

5:30pm Washington DC

Thu, Oct 17, 2019

Financing The Energy Transition

The President of the European Investment Bank, Werner Hoyer, discusses how the EIB's energy lending is helping to facilitate the transition to a low carbon economy, followed by a panel discussion on energy transitions.

10:00am Washington DC