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Mar 7, 2022

Quel avenir pour le Sahel?

By Richard Cincotta and Stephen Smith

Le Sahel est dans une impasse démographique. S’ils veulent sortir de l’impasse actuelle, les gouvernements sahéliens devront réorienter une partie importante de leurs efforts de développement et moyens financiers vers des politiques et programmes visant à améliorer la condition féminine : en prévenant les mariages et grossesses précoces chez les adolescentes, en promouvant l’éducation des filles et en garantissant la pleine participation des femmes dans tous les secteurs publics et privés, à commencer par les lieux de travail.

Africa Energy & Environment

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Dec 8, 2021

Unpacking the geopolitics of technology

By Mathew Burrows, Julian Mueller-Kaler, Kaisa Oksanen, and Ossi Piironen

In this paper, authors from the Atlantic Council and the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland examine the transformation of technology and work in a broader social and political context, look at strategies that different regions of the world employ, and evaluate the transition’s geopolitical impact through alternative futures.

China Cybersecurity

GeoTech Cues

Dec 8, 2021

Postpandemic letdown and western disarray

By Mathew Burrows, Julian Mueller-Kaler, Kaisa Oksanen, and Ossi Piironen

After a spurt of inclusive growth, in which most segments saw gains, all the prepandemic structural problems resurfaced, particularly the inequalities that had grown worse under the pandemic.

China Cybersecurity

Julian Mueller-Kaler is a resident senior fellow with the GeoTech Center and a nonresident senior fellow with the Scowcroft Strategy Initiative, which provides actionable foresight, global risk analysis, and innovative strategies to a community of policymakers, business leaders, and citizens. At the Council, he primarily works on the geopolitics of technology; researches the future of the liberal international order; and leads the GeoTech Center’s AI Connect Initiative, a program in cooperation with the U.S. Department of State that encourages the responsible stewardship of AI technologies and empowers low and middle-income countries to more effectively participate in the global, multi-stakeholder conversation on AI policy.

Before that, Mueller-Kaler worked for Dr. Mathew Burrows, former Director of Foresight at the Atlantic Council; was a consultant in the office of the German Executive Director at the World Bank Group; and graduated as a Fulbright-Schuman scholar from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service. He also serves as a nonresident fellow at the American Institute for Contemporary German Studies (AICGS) and is affiliated with the German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP) in Berlin where he writes about U.S. politics and the transatlantic relationship. In addition to his MA from Georgetown University, Mueller-Kaler holds a BA in International Relations from Zeppelin University, a small liberal arts college on the shores of Lake Constance, Germany.