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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.


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.


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.

Thu, Feb 25, 2021

The rebirth of Ukrainian film: Politics, personalities, and possibilities

Online Event Ukraine’s national cinema has blossomed since 2014, developing into an important outlet for political and artistic discourse. How can this robust cinematic culture reinforce Ukraine’s Euro-Atlantic trajectory?

12:00pm Eastern Europe Media Nationalism Ukraine

Thu, Feb 25, 2021

Weaponized: Understanding the COVID-19 narrative arms race

Online Event A briefing by the authors of DFRLab’s report "Weaponized: How rumors about COVID-19’s origins led to a narrative arms race."

3:00pm China Coronavirus Disinformation Iran

Thu, Feb 25, 2021

Meet the Council: Black History Month edition

Online Event Atlantic Council staff share their experiences during Black History Month as the organization continues to build on its strengths to better reflect a more global and diverse workforce.


Fri, Feb 26, 2021

Is Nord Stream 2 an EU and German project? Dissonant voices in Europe

Online Event Nord Stream 2 has been a controversial project in Europe for years. What tactics remain that the rest of Europe, the European Union, and the United States could feasibly use to finally end the project?

8:30am European Union Germany Infrastructure Protection Oil and Gas