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Global Energy Forum

The Atlantic Council Global Energy Forum in Abu Dhabi is the premier international gathering of government, industry, and thought leaders to set the global energy agenda for the year and anticipate and respond to the dramatic changes in the world of energy.

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Fri, May 29, 2020

Pandemic, plunging oil prices, and Putin: What does the future hold for the Russian Economy? 

The global coronavirus pandemic and Russia's recent oil war with Saudi Arabia has brought a financial crisis to the country. How will Russia’s economy recover?


Fri, May 29, 2020

European solidarity in the COVID-19 crisis

ONLINE EVENT - Italian and Spanish leaders tasked with managing EU affairs outline the coordinated efforts of the EU and its Member States and reflect on the lessons learned from this crisis and what it means for European solidarity after the pandemic.


Thu, May 28, 2020

War against the invisible: Heroism and sacrifice in the National Guard’s response to the coronavirus

ONLINE EVENT – Gen. Joseph L. Lengyel, Chief of the National Guard Bureau, joins the Atlantic Council’s Commanders Series to discuss stories of heroism from the National Guard’s response to the Coronavirus and the Guard’s plans to move forward while the pandemic continues.


Thu, May 28, 2020

The United States and the European Union–Allies or rivals?

ONLINE EVENT - The United States and the European Union have always been geopolitical allies and economic partners and competitors. Former US Ambassador to the European Union Anthony Luzzatto Gardner discusses the outlook for US-EU relations with Atlantic Council Distinguished Fellow Frances Burwell as these transatlantic partners work through serious internal and external challenges, from trade disputes to climate change to a global pandemic.