Event Recap

Dec 14, 2021

Developing the EU’s industrial strategic capacity under rising geopolitical tensions

On December 14th, the EU Commission’s Representation in Sweden and the Atlantic Council’s Northern Europe Office held the event “Developing the EU’s industrial strategic capacity under growing geopolitical tensions.”  Speakers included:  Björn Fägersten, Swedish Institute of International Afairs (UI) Charlotte Andersdotter, Confederation of Swedish Enterprise Ulf Pehrsson, Ericsson Per Altenberg, Swedish National Board of Trade  […]

Economy & Business Europe & Eurasia

AC Selects

Nov 21, 2021

AC Selects: Highlights from 2021 Central Europe Week

Week of November 21, 2021 The Europe Center hosts the 2021 Central Europe Week—a week of virtual programming highlighting how the United States and Central Europe can together lead in shaping transatlantic responses to global challenges. Related events

Economy & Business European Union

Timely Commentary & Analysis

Nov 19, 2021

AC GeoEcon Explores the Sanctions Response to the Belarus-Poland Border Face-Off

By Daniel Fried, Hagar Hajjar Chemali

Distinguished Fellow and former State Dept. Sanctions Coordinator Ambassador Daniel Fried participated in a discussion with Hagar Chemali, Senior Fellow and host of Oh My World, about the state of sanctions from the US & EU toward Belarus in light of the migrant crisis on Poland’s border

Economic Sanctions European Union

Britain Debrief

Nov 15, 2021

#BritainDebrief – What happens to Northern Ireland with Article 16? A debrief from Matthew O’Toole MLA

By Ben Judah

On this episode of #BritainDebrief, Ben Judah interviews Member of the Northern Irish Assembly for South Belfast Matthew O'Toole to explore the Northern Ireland protocol and its effects.

Economy & Business Europe & Eurasia


Nov 2, 2021

Goodbye for now, 232: Breaking down the G20 US-EU agreement on steel and aluminum

By Julia Friedlander, Clete R. Willems

During the G20 summit the US and EU announced an agreement over steel and aluminum tariffs. Julia Friedlander and Non-resident senior fellow Clete Williams react to its implications.

European Union Eurozone

AC Selects

Sep 26, 2021

AC Selects: UNGA 76, climate ambitions, and EU cooperation

Week of September 26, 2021 In this week’s episode, hear from Chilean President Sebastián Piñera, Irish Minister Simon Coveney, and the European Commission’s Frans Timmermans on international climate goals and cooperation with the European Union. Related events

Climate Change & Climate Action Economy & Business

New Atlanticist

Sep 24, 2021

Coalition crazy: Here’s how Germany’s new government could shake out

By Jörn Fleck

Germany's federal elections could send Europe’s largest economy into messy, months-long coalition negotiations.

Elections Eurozone

New Atlanticist

Sep 21, 2021

EU Commissioner Thierry Breton: Trust in the US ‘has been eroded’

By Atlantic Council

Breton outlined developments in the European Union’s vaccination efforts, digital policy agenda, and cooperation with the United States.

Coronavirus Digital Policy

In the News

Jul 14, 2021

Friedlander quoted in Wall Street Journal on the US-Germany relationship

By Julia Friedlander

Read the whole article here.

Economy & Business Eurozone

New Atlanticist

Jun 25, 2021

Behind the European Union’s plan to rewrite the rules of online life

By Nick Fouriezos

The drafters of Europe's Digital Services Act joined the 360/Open Summit, hosted by the Digital Forensic Research Lab.

Digital Policy Economy & Business