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.

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.


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.

Fri, Jan 15, 2021

The Biden Administration and Turkey: Transition in bilateral relations?

Online Event The Atlantic Council IN TURKEY hosts a discussion on the future of US-Turkey relations under the Presidency of Joe Biden.

11:30pm Europe & Eurasia Geopolitics & Energy Security Middle East NATO

Fri, Jan 15, 2021

A conversation with US Senator Chris Murphy

Online Event AN #ACFRONTPAGE EVENT - Senator Chris Murphy (D-CT) discusses the attack on the US Capitol and what needs to be done to foster bipartisanship and repair the global standing of the US.

2:00pm Civil Society Disinformation Politics & Diplomacy Resilience & Society

Fri, Jan 15, 2021

Unlocking Ukraine’s enormous potential

Online Event In the wake of October's constitutional crisis, Ukrainian President Zelenskyy pledged that 2021 would be the year of judicial reform for Ukraine. It cannot come soon enough—Ukraine’s courts need to be cleaned up and the bodies that select judges re-started.

9:00am Corruption Eastern Europe Rule of Law Ukraine

Thu, Jan 14, 2021

Trump, big tech, and free speech – A new transatlantic debate

Online Event Recent decisions by social media companies to suspend President Donald Trump's accounts have sparked a transatlantic debate over the role of private companies in the context of online freedom of speech.

12:00pm Digital Policy Europe & Eurasia European Union Politics & Diplomacy

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