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, Feb 25, 2021

Ukrainians protest “political justice” over activist jailing

The jailing of a high-profile Ukrainian activist has sparked protests over fears that his conviction represents politicized justice and a victory for pro-Kremlin forces within the Ukrainian establishment.

UkraineAlert by Solomiia Bobrovska

Civil Society Conflict

Wed, Feb 24, 2021

Russia after Putin: How to rebuild the state

We do not know when and how President Putin’s regime will end, but there are signs that it is struggling and the end could come in the foreseeable future. We need to start discussing now how a new state should be built on the ruins of the old system.

Report by Anders Åslund and Leonid Gozman

Civil Society Corruption

Wed, Feb 17, 2021

Eight reasons why the United States should promote Kashmir peace talks now

The time is ripe for Kashmir peace talks, and the Biden administration, with Secretary Blinken at the helm of foreign affairs, can play a constructive role in bringing India to the table. Why should the United States promote the Kashmir peace process? What could it realistically do?

SouthAsiaSource by Yelena Biberman

Civil Society Human Rights

Wed, Feb 17, 2021

Soviet-style Belarus dictator goes back to the future

Belarus dictator Alyaksandr Lukashenka's recent People's Assembly was a Soviet-style affair designed to help him reclaim leadership of the country following six months of nationwide pro-democracy protests.

UkraineAlert by Vladislav Davidzon

Belarus Civil Society

Wed, Feb 17, 2021

Innovative opposition defies Belarus dictator Lukashenka

The adaptive tactics of the Belarusian street, combined with the emergence of dissident security service veterans, illustrate that the Lukashenka regime and its Kremlin allies have lost the initiative.

UkraineAlert by Brian Whitmore

Belarus Civil Society

Wed, Feb 17, 2021

Exploring Belarusian civil society

For more than six months, Belarus has been rocked by an unprecedented wave of pro-democracy protests. This brief guide aims to introduce some the NGOs active in Belarus as the country seeks historic change.

UkraineAlert by Andrew D’Anieri

Belarus Civil Society

Wed, Feb 17, 2021

Chaudhary joins the American Pakistan Foundation to moderate a book talk: “The First Cell” by Dr. Azra Raza

In the News by Atlantic Council

Civil Society Human Rights

Mon, Feb 15, 2021

Flemming Awards 2020: Celebrating public servants

Established in 1948, the Flemming Awards honor outstanding federal employees. Recognized by the president of the United States, agency heads, and the private sector, the winners are selected from all areas of the federal service.

Event Recap

Civil Society Technology & Innovation

Sat, Feb 13, 2021

Event recap: “Post-pandemic South Asia: How the COVID-19 pandemic will affect Pakistan’s economy and regional environment”

On February 12, 2021, the Atlantic Council’s South Asia Center hosted an event on Pakistan’s economic and regional environment in a post-pandemic world.

Event Recap by Atlantic Council

Civil Society Coronavirus

Thu, Feb 11, 2021

Dagres in Foreign Policy: Prince of Persia

In the News

Civil Society Iran