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#ACFrontPage events

#ACFrontPage harnesses the convening power and expertise of the Council’s fourteen programs and centers to spotlight the world’s most prominent leaders and the most compelling ideas across sectors. The virtual platform engages new audiences eager for nonpartisan and constructive solutions to current global challenges. This widely promoted 45-minute program features the Council’s most important guests and content serving as the highlight of our programming each week.

January 19-22, 2021

Global Energy Forum

The Atlantic Council Global Energy Forum is the premiere international gathering of government, industry, and thought leaders to set the energy agenda for the year. Now in its fifth year, the Forum has emerged as the go-to energy conference to discuss the geopolitical and market issues confronting the energy industry in the coming year, develop new partnerships, and demonstrate thought leadership on global energy trends.

2020

Distinguished Leadership Awards

Dubbed as Washington’s “Oscars” for international achievement, the Distinguished Leadership Awards celebrates the highest achieving individuals who have contributed to the Atlantic Council mission of shaping the global future together.

Wed, Jan 27, 2021

Biden and Belarus: A strategy for the new administration

Online Event Joe Biden promised to return America to the world stage and support fellow democracies. Belarus may need this support most urgently.

2:00pm Belarus Civil Society Democratic Transitions Political Reform

Thu, Jan 28, 2021

Navalny, Putin, and the future of Russia

Online Event Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was immediately detained upon his return to Russia. Navalny then released a documentary detailing systemic corruption by President Vladimir Putin, prompting major protests across Russia. Just how strong is Navalny’s opposition movement?

8:00am Civil Society Corruption Democratic Transitions Europe & Eurasia

Thu, Jan 28, 2021

Disinformation, domestic extremism, and the threat to democracy

Online Event Congressman Tom Malinowski joins the DFRLab to discuss how online disinformation and organization led to the January 6 Capitol insurrection.

11:00am Democratic Transitions Disinformation Extremism United States and Canada

Thu, Jan 28, 2021

The complexities of unraveling US sanctions and returning to the JCPOA

Online Event A new paper written by Brian O'Toole, discusses the complexities of sanctions relief in particular and the prospects for US diplomacy with Iran under the Biden administration.

12:00pm Arms Control Economic Sanctions Economy & Business Iran

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