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

#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.

#ACElections2020 events

Elections 2020: America’s Role in the World is a series of conversations on the top foreign policy priorities for the next four years, featuring the most prominent voices shaping the national dialogue. From the Conventions to the Elections, the series will explore key questions concerning America’s role and interests in the world, bringing a foreign policy perspective to the conversation and addressing the most critical issues at the intersection between the domestic and international spheres.


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.

Join the global giving movement!

As a global organization dedicated to working with friends and allies to create policy solutions, the Atlantic Council is delighted to be a part of this year’s #GivingTuesday, a global generosity movement, unleashing the power of people and organizations to transform the world.

Wed, Dec 2, 2020

2020 Atlantic Council – Korea Foundation Forum

Online Event The Forum brings together current and former US and ROK officials and senior experts to develop forward-looking recommendations for the most pressing issues facing the bilateral security alliance and economic partnership.
The event will take place Wednesday, December 2nd through Thursday, December 3rd.

8:00am Economy & Business Korea Politics & Diplomacy Security & Defense

Wed, Dec 2, 2020

Food system sustainability in 2021 and beyond

Online Event A live discussion focused on creating a strategy for technology and data applications to agriculture and food systems challenges in 2021 and beyond.

12:00pm Energy & Environment Resilience & Society Technology & Innovation

Wed, Dec 2, 2020

Will the Russian economy ever grow again?

Online Event Russia's economy has faced some of its greatest challenges in decades this year. With the coronavirus continuing to rage, persistently low oil prices, and sanctions still in place for the foreseeable future, does the Russian economy have any path forward?

12:00pm Eastern Europe Economic Sanctions Economy & Business Macroeconomics

Fri, Dec 4, 2020

The challenges and opportunities of Poland’s energy transition: Virtual fireside chat with Michał Kurtyka, Poland’s first Minister of Climate and Environment

Online Event The speakers discuss the challenges and opportunities of Poland's energy transition and the pathways towards meeting the Paris Agreement targets.

10:00am Central Europe Energy & Environment Energy Transitions Europe & Eurasia