The post-COVID-19 world: GeoTech and the pandemic

Learn what the Atlantic Council GeoTech Center has done since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. View our video recaps. Read our analyses. Glean insights on how tech, data, and leadership can ensure the world gets through the pandemic and we build a better post-COVID-19 world together.

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Thu, Oct 22, 2020

Younus in Dawn: Toxic masculinity is a problem. So what are men going to do about it?

In the News by Atlantic Council

Civil Society Pakistan

Wed, Oct 14, 2020

Transcript: The 2020 Atlantic Council Distinguished Leadership Awards

At the 2020 Distinguished Leadership Awards, the Atlantic Council honored global leaders and unsung heroes responding to the political, humanitarian, and economic crises of today.

Distinguished Leadership Awards by Atlantic Council

Civil Society Resilience

Tue, Oct 13, 2020

Davidzon in Foreign Policy: Lukashenko’s talk offers could trap him or protesters

In the News by Atlantic Council

Belarus Civil Society

Wed, Sep 30, 2020

Nepal in the face of intersectional crises: A history of mismanagement

Nepal’s poor governance track record—characterized by inadequate leadership after the 2015 earthquake, a divided ruling party, corruption and mishandling of funds by the government, and questionable governance practices by the prime minister—not only puts the population at a disadvantage in weathering the pandemic, but it also may deal additional blows to the country’s health and economic wellbeing.

New Atlanticist by Capucine Querenet

Civil Society Coronavirus

Wed, Sep 23, 2020

Ahead of the 2020 US elections, the disinformation threat is more domestic than foreign

Three top journalists and editors working at the intersection of national security, technology, and elections discussed the challenges they’re facing on a daily basis with the conspiracy theories, misinformation, and lies percolating online ahead of the US elections.

Elections 2020 by Larry Luxner

Civil Society Disinformation

Mon, Sep 21, 2020

Davidzon in Tablet: 3,000 Hasidic Cossacks Congregate on Ukrainian Border

In the News by Atlantic Council

Civil Society Coronavirus

Fri, Sep 18, 2020

Securing a future for farmers through technology

COVID-19 has shaken up markets across the globe as much as it has societies, but perhaps no supply chain has been as impacted as that of food and agriculture. Fortunately, technology promises a brighter future, one where data shared over the internet can connect farmers directly with the people consuming their products. As Dr. David Bray, Director of the GeoTech Center, explained at the recent Agricultural Science Association of Ireland 2020 Conference, the world will need to consider an international approach, with far-reaching political implications, in order to rethink our current supply chains and meet the needs of our growing population, even with natural and human made shocks disrupting along the way.

In the News by Atlantic Council

Civil Society Coronavirus

Fri, Sep 18, 2020

Kremlin control of Crimea and the occupied Donbas has been disastrous for many religious groups

On September 16, Ambassador John Herbst, director of the Atlantic Council's Eurasia Center and former US ambassador to Ukraine, testified before the US Commission on International Religious Freedom on the alarming state of religious freedom in the Russian Federation.

Testimony by Atlantic Council

Civil Society Conflict

Fri, Sep 11, 2020

Davidzon in Tablet: Crushing democracy in Belarus

In the News by Atlantic Council

Belarus Civil Society

Wed, Sep 9, 2020

Pandemic puts pressure on innovators to speed up

“Necessity is the mother of invention, and right now, COVID-19 has created the need for tools to treat the current pandemic and mitigate the effects of future outbreaks, Dr. Bray said. The situation reminds him of how the risk from house fires prompted innovators to design a system to warn occupants before it was too late. ‘Can we instrument the planet in such a way that we’ll have earlier warning signs about new viruses and infections, analogous to smoke detectors?’”

In the News by Atlantic Council

Civil Society Coronavirus


Tue, Oct 27, 2020

Local elections, national implications: Ukraine at the ballot box

ONLINE EVENT - Ukraine’s October 25 local elections are highly contested and impossible to predict. What do the election results mean for Ukraine's future?