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As the COVID-19 pandemic spreads around the world, the Atlantic Council is providing timely commentary and in-depth analysis about the implications of the crisis politically, economically, and socially and providing frameworks for global solutions to tackle the emergency.

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Fri, Jun 11, 2021

The post-COVID world this week: NATO’s defense against pandemics, US vaccine diplomacy, and a new era in finance

What can we expect from a post-COVID world after a pandemic that has reshaped international affairs? A world in which there’s a grassroots disturbance in high finance.

Coronavirus Alert by Andrew R. Marshall

Coronavirus Education

Fri, Jun 4, 2021

The post-COVID world this week: The Wuhan lab-leak theory and the new way we’re paying for our pandemic purchases

What can we expect from a post-COVID world after a pandemic that has reshaped international affairs? A world in which we may still be paying off our pandemic era purchases.

Coronavirus Alert by Andrew R. Marshall

Coronavirus Education

Fri, May 28, 2021

The post-COVID world this week: The next vaccine millionaire and how vaccination campaigns are choosing their words wisely

What can we expect from a post-COVID world after a pandemic that has reshaped international affairs? A world in which vaccination campaigns are going to be getting creative about their words in order to persuade more people to get their doses.

Coronavirus Alert by Andrew R. Marshall

Coronavirus Education

From the DFRLab

From the Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center

From the Africa Center

As the novel coronavirus spreads across Africa, experts from the Africa Center respond to the pandemic’s wide-ranging implications.

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From the GeoTech Center

From the Europe Center

As the novel coronavirus spreads across Europe, experts from the Future Europe Initiative respond to the pandemic’s wide-ranging implications.

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From the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security

As the world contends with the coronavirus, our experts explore the widespread geopolitical implications and develop sustainable, nonpartisan strategies to address them.

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From the South Asia Center

As the countries of South Asia cope with COVID-19 outbreaks, over a billion people struggle daily with strained public health systems, unprecedented economic disruption, growing government surveillance and lasting uncertainty of what the future will bring. The pandemic’s outbreak impact on regional geopolitics, economics, security and governance will have deep and lasting ramifications for years to come.

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From the Global Energy Center

As the coronavirus spreads and countries work to address the economic repercussions of the pandemic, Global Energy Center experts analyze the impacts of the crisis on global energy markets and the clean energy transition.

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Atlantic Council events on coronavirus

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Mon, May 17, 2021

Event recap: “Post-pandemic South Asia: How the COVID-19 pandemic will affect Bangladesh’s politics, economy, and healthcare”

An event recap/analysis on the wide-ranging conversation hosted by the South Asia Center on the future of Bangladesh’s economic, political, and healthcare landscapes in the context of the evolving COVID-19 landscape.

Event Recap by Kaveri Sarkar

Bangladesh Civil Society

Wed, May 5, 2021

Event recap | Achieving healthy communities and economic renewal

On Thursday, April 30, 2020 at 8:00am EDT, the Atlantic Council’s GeoTech Center hosted a panel of experts to explore “How We Can Achieve Both Healthy Communities and Economic Renewal”. The panel included Mona Nemer, chief science advisor to Canada’s Prime Minister; Philippe Gillet, chief scientific officer with SICPA; Luukas Ilves, head of strategy with Guardtime; Daniella Taveau, principal of Bold Text Strategies; and Declan Kirrane, the managing director of ISC Intelligence in Science.

Event Recap by the GeoTech Center

Coronavirus Cybersecurity

Wed, Feb 24, 2021

Event recap | Synthetic data, privacy, and the future of trust

A live GeoTech Hour where panelists discussedartificial intelligence and how to address the legal and ethical privacy concerns associated with synthetic data.

Event Recap by the GeoTech Center

Africa Coronavirus

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Fri, Jun 11, 2021

The post-COVID world this week: NATO’s defense against pandemics, US vaccine diplomacy, and a new era in finance

What can we expect from a post-COVID world after a pandemic that has reshaped international affairs? A world in which there's a grassroots disturbance in high finance.

Coronavirus Alert by Andrew R. Marshall

Coronavirus Education

Fri, Jun 4, 2021

The post-COVID world this week: The Wuhan lab-leak theory and the new way we’re paying for our pandemic purchases

What can we expect from a post-COVID world after a pandemic that has reshaped international affairs? A world in which we may still be paying off our pandemic era purchases.

Coronavirus Alert by Andrew R. Marshall

Coronavirus Education

Thu, Jun 3, 2021

Ortagus discusses Biden’s approach to China and Iran on Fox News

Scowcroft Center senior advisor Morgan Ortagus was featured on Fox News’s Special Report on Thursday, June 3, to discuss the origins of COVID-19 and the Iran deal. She urged Western nations to demand a credible investigation into the outbreak of COVID-19 and argued against reviving the Iran nuclear deal.

In the News by Atlantic Council

China Coronavirus

Thu, Jun 3, 2021

US vaccine diplomacy: Ukraine should be a priority

With US President Joe Biden preparing to send 80 million Covid vaccine doses abroad, Ukraine is a strong candidate to become a priority beneficiary in this first wave of America’s “vaccine diplomacy.”

UkraineAlert by Geoffrey Berlin

Coronavirus Ukraine

Mon, May 31, 2021

Burrows quoted in the Financial Times: How Biden came around to the Wuhan lab-leak theory

On May 31, Dr. Mathew Burrows was quoted in a Financial Times article about Biden’s decision to direct intelligence services to investigate the origins of COVID.

In the News by Atlantic Council

China Coronavirus

Fri, May 28, 2021

The post-COVID world this week: The next vaccine millionaire and how vaccination campaigns are choosing their words wisely

What can we expect from a post-COVID world after a pandemic that has reshaped international affairs? A world in which vaccination campaigns are going to be getting creative about their words in order to persuade more people to get their doses.

Coronavirus Alert by Andrew R. Marshall

Coronavirus Education

Wed, May 26, 2021

Vyas joins 104.7 WONK-FM to discuss the ‘Together for India’ campaign

In the News by Atlantic Council

Coronavirus India

Mon, May 24, 2021

Fernandes in Times of India: Public health strategy for India to combat 2nd wave and mitigate the 3rd wave

In the News by Atlantic Council

Coronavirus Crisis Management

Fri, May 21, 2021

The post-COVID world this week: A return to life, a ‘turnover tsunami,’ and today’s massive digital transformation

What can we expect from a post-COVID world after a pandemic that has reshaped international affairs? A world in which the digital transition is moving faster than previously predicted and more people move online.

Coronavirus Alert by Andrew R. Marshall

Coronavirus Education

Thu, May 20, 2021

Why India’s COVID-19 crisis could spell global economic catastrophe

India was projected to lead a surge in emerging-market growth this year. How much will its second-wave crisis impact the global economy?

New Atlanticist by Nitya Biyani

Coronavirus Economy & Business