#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.


June 22-25

The DFRLab presents the third annual 360/Open SummitJune 22 through June 25. We’re bringing together our team of experts across six continents with policy makers, journalists, civil society, and industry for four days of cutting-edge programming focused on human rights and democracy in a hyperconnected, online world. 

AC Selects

Episode 1. NATO’s vision for the future

The AC Selects is a collection of our best moments from this week’s events. New episodes every Friday.
Watch the full event here!

As the global community continues to grapple with the coronavirus (COVID-19), the Atlantic Council is open for business. Our business, meetings, and events, however, are occurring virtually. For more information, please read an update from our President and CEO.

Mon, Jun 14, 2021

The Role of Natural Gas in a Decarbonized World – Regional Insights

Online Event Expert panels discuss the Energy Futures Initiative's report on the role of natural gas in a decarbonized world, featuring perspectives from various regions.

9:00am Energy Markets & Governance Energy Transitions Geopolitics & Energy Security

Mon, Jun 14, 2021

Reflections on US-Africa policy: A conversation with Akunna Cook

Online Event Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Akunna Cook outlines US-Africa policy priorities, while responding to pan-African topics of leadership, democracy, human rights, entrepreneurship, and the creative industries, among others.

11:30am Africa Democratic Transitions Economy & Business Entrepreneurship

Tue, Jun 15, 2021

Leaders of the Americas: A conversation with H.E. Alejandro Giammattei, President of Guatemala

Online Event A post-visit readout with President of Guatemala, Alejandro Giammattei focusing on Guatemala's economic recovery plan, initiatives to stem migration, corruption, and the broader US-Guatemala relationship.

4:00pm Americas Latin America Northern Triangle Politics & Diplomacy

Wed, Jun 16, 2021

Future Foreign Policy: Global perceptions of the United States

Online Event A discussion with Caroline Gray of the Eurasia Group Foundation about how foreign publics view the United States and its foreign policy.

12:00pm China Elections Politics & Diplomacy Technology & Innovation