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


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.

#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.

Mon, Oct 19, 2020

Reimagining reform: Innovation in Ukraine

The headlines regarding Ukraine’s domestic developments have been worrying, but discrete reforms are underway.


Fri, Oct 16, 2020

Revitalizing the World Trade Organization

ONLINE EVENT – A conversation on revitalizing the WTO. Speakers include Ignacio Garcia Bercero, Soumaya Keynes, Mark Linscott, and Clete Willems. Julia Friedlander of the Atlantic Council GeoEconomics Center will moderate the discussion.


Fri, Oct 16, 2020

Investing in Africa’s Future

ONLINE CONFERENCE - Investing in Africa’s Future is a premier public forum jointly hosted by the Atlantic Council and the U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) to promote US trade and investment in African markets.


Wed, Oct 14, 2020

2020 Distinguished Leadership Awards

ONLINE GALA EVENT - Atlantic Council is pleased to present the 2020 Distinguished Leadership Awards