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Thu, Jul 9, 2020

Past, present, and prospective: The demographic dividend opportunity in Arab youth

Over half of the population of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region is under the age of 25. While often referred to as the “youth bulge” and seen as a challenge that needs to be dealt with, young people in the region have the potential to yield a “demographic dividend” that can present […]

Issue Brief by Nicole Goldin, PhD

Education Middle East

Fri, Jul 3, 2020

Research and development still key to competitiveness: But for whom?

The decade ahead must be spurred on by a new “Sputnik moment” for the United States to inspire new focus on research and development funding and initiatives to bolster the STEM workforce, while understanding the changing market dynamics connecting funding, innovation, and competitive advantage for open societies.

GeoTech Cues by Robert A. Manning, David Bray, PhD

China Economy & Business

Sat, Jun 20, 2020

Younus in his podcast “Pakistonomy,” episode 22: Innovation in Education

In the News by Atlantic Council

Coronavirus Education

Thu, Jun 18, 2020

Ukrainian educators find multimedia solution to coronavirus school closures

The Ukrainian Online School initiative was Ukraine's response to the closure of schools due to the coronavirus pandemic. It featured both online lessons and TV broadcasts to make sure no child was left out.

UkraineAlert by Veronika Selega

Coronavirus Education

Tue, Apr 28, 2020

Foresight and democracy during a period of growing polarization, turbulence, and misinformation

On April 23, 2020 -- Sheila Ronis, Leon Fuerth, Lin Wells, and David Bray held a live virtual roundtable on the topic of "Foresight and Democracy During a Period of Growing Polarization, Turbulence, and Misinformation?"

GeoTech Cues

Civil Society Coronavirus

Tue, Apr 21, 2020

Hruby in the Africa Report: Africa’s innovators vs the virus

In the News by Atlantic Council

Africa Coronavirus

Thu, Apr 16, 2020

Connecting the unconnected for education, health, and employment

On April 08, 2020 -- Vint Cerf, Google's Chief Evangelist; Bill Callahan, National Digital Inclusion Alliance; Samantha Schartman-Cycyk, Marconi Society; Lin Wells, People Centered Internet; and David Bray, Director Atlantic Council GeoTech Center a live video discussion centered around "Connecting the Unconnected".

GeoTech Cues

Civil Society Economy & Business

Thu, Jan 16, 2020

Startup culture in a frontline city

1991 Mariupol is a new startup hub located a stone's throw away from the frontlines of Ukraine's undeclared war with Russia. Can tech innovation create opportunities for young Ukrainians facing an uncertain future due to Kremlin aggression?

UkraineAlert by Diane Francis

Education Technology & Innovation

Sun, Dec 1, 2019

Lindsay Guest Editor and Op-Ed in Urban-X

In the News by Atlantic Council

Civil Society Digital Policy

Thu, Nov 21, 2019

Raidt in US Chamber of Commerce: Only in America

In the News by Atlantic Council

Economy & Business Education