About the Awards
The Atlantic Council’s Global Citizen Awards dinner, held annually during the United Nations General Assembly week in New York, recognizes global leaders who have made exceptional and distinctive contributions to the strengthening of the transatlantic relationship. Each year, the event brings together a high-level international audience of current and former heads of state, United Nations Ambassadors, members of the US administration, global business leaders, and world-renowned artists.
The Atlantic Council honors those individuals who best exemplify “global citizenship” through their unique contributions toward improving the state of the world.
H.E. Sauli Niinistö
President of the Republic of Finland
H.E. Joko Widodo
President of the Republic of Indonesia
H.E. Magdalena Andersson
Prime Minister of Sweden
CEO, Google and Alphabet
Academy Award-winning Actor, Founder and CEO of the Whitaker Peace & Development Initiative, and UNESCO Special Envoy for Peace and Reconciliation
Special tribute to
H.E. Shinzō Abe
Former Prime Minister of Japan
Highlights from our celebration of global citizens making a difference—from world leaders to businesspeople to humanitarian heroes.
Sponsoring the Awards dinner
Sponsors of the Global Citizen Awards are supporting the Atlantic Council’s core work and mission of “shaping the global future together” with friends and allies through our fourteen programs and centers, whose projects span the globe.
Sponsors are also able to access benefits such as invitations to a reception with the honorees, recognition with their company logo in all printed and online dinner materials, and at the event, a two-page advertisement and/or congratulatory note to the honorees in the printed dinner program, and an acknowledgment from the podium during the dinner.
Principal & Co-Chair
Diamond & Co-Chair
- Laura M. Heery AIA
Frederick Kempe & Pamela Meyer
The Hon. Dov Zakheim & Deborah Zakheim
Read a recap of the 2019 Awards
His Excellency President Sebastian Piñera Echenique – President of the Republic of Chile
Brian Grazer – Storyteller, Movie and Television Producer, Founder, and Philanthropist
His Excellency Mark Rutte – Prime Minister of the Netherlands
will.i.am – Founder, Black Eyed Peas, Founder & CEO, I.AM+, and Founder and President, i.am.angel Foundation
Anna Deavere Smith – Actress, Playwright, Teacher, and Author, Atlantic Council’s first Artist in Residence
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