Flagship events

Distinguished Leadership Awards

At this year’s Atlantic Council Distinguished Leadership Awards, we honored leaders who embody the pillars of the transatlantic relationship with an event that has been described as the ‘Washington Oscars.’

Dive deeper into coverage of the event, featuring exclusive interviews and behind-the-scenes footage.

Past events

Global Energy Forum at COP28

The eighth Global Energy Forum was held in Dubai on December 5 and 7 as energy and climate decision makers converged for COP28.

Exploring central bank digital currency: Evaluating challenges & developing international standards

This first-of-its-kind convening of leaders from international financial institutions, central banks, businesses, technology providers, and governments aims to establish an understanding of the issues before a country decides to develop a CBDC.

IMF-World Bank Week at the Atlantic Council


The Atlantic Council hosted a series of special events with finance ministers and central bank governors from around the globe during the 2024 Spring Meetings of the World Bank and International Monetary Fund (IMF).

Transatlantic Forum on GeoEconomics

SEPTEMBER 26, 2024 NEW YORK, NEW YORK The Transatlantic Forum on GeoEconomics is an annual conference convening economic and financial leaders from both sides of the Atlantic.

Global Citizen Awards

SEPTEMBER 20, 2023

The Global Citizen Awards dinner celebrates unique individuals who embody the notion of global citizenship, ranging from heads of state to world-renowned artists.