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Mon, Dec 2, 2019

Upgrading Adult Learning: A Conversation with OECD Director of Employment, Labor and Social Affairs, Dr. Stefano Scarpetta

On November 14th, the Atlantic Council’s Global Business & Economics Program hosted a roundtable conversation with Dr. Stefano Scarpetta, Director for Employment, Labor and Social Affairs at the OECD.

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Economy & Business Future of Work

Tue, Nov 5, 2019

The Africa Center Hosts the Sudanese Finance Minister

On Tuesday, October 22, the Atlantic Council’s Africa Center hosted H.E. Ibrahim Elbadawi, minister of finance of the Republic of the Sudan, for a public discussion on the Sudanese economy. Following the ouster of longstanding president Omar al-Bashir in April and months of popular protests that led to the formation of a civilian-led transitional government […]

Insights & Impact by Africa Center

Inclusive Growth International Financial Institutions

Tue, Oct 22, 2019

Sudanese finance minister shares plan for economic revival

On Tuesday, October 22, the Atlantic Council’s Africa Center hosted H.E. Ibrahim Elbadawi, minister of finance of the Republic of the Sudan, for a public discussion on the Sudanese economy. Following the ouster of longstanding president Omar al-Bashir in April and months of popular protests that led to the formation of a civilian-led transitional government […]

Event Recap by Africa Center

Africa East Africa

Thu, Oct 10, 2019

Hruby in Project Syndicate: Are traditional multinationals ready for emerging markets?

In the News by Atlantic Council

Africa Economy & Business
Youth entrepreneurs

Wed, Oct 2, 2019

Money, mentors, and markets: What youth entrepreneurs need to succeed

Youth around the world are creating their own businesses—sometimes out of necessity—and are seizing opportunities arising from digital diffusion, new technologies, and growing industries.

New Atlanticist by Nicole Goldin

Inclusive Growth Youth

Fri, Aug 23, 2019

Oui, le sport peut être un puissant levier de développement en Afrique

English Synopsis: Last month’s African Cup of Nations has generated global enthusiasm and an outpouring of African patriotism, and other important sporting events are taking place on the continent, from South Africa’s hosting of the 2010 FIFA World Cup to Senegal’s hosting of the 2022 Summer Youth Olympics. Next year, the prestigious American National Basketball […]

AfricaSource by Rama Yade

Africa Economy & Business

Mon, Aug 19, 2019

Angolan foreign minister outlines the “new Angola”

On Monday, August 19, the Atlantic Council’s Africa Center hosted a public discussion with Angolan Foreign Minister H.E. Manuel Domingos Augusto. Atlantic Council Vice President and Africa Center Director Dr. J. Peter Pham opened the event by welcoming the Minister back to the Council for his second visit since 2017. US-Angola Chamber of Commerce President and CEO […]

Flagship Event by Africa Center

Angola Inclusive Growth

Wed, Aug 14, 2019

How one man’s outsized philanthropy transformed a village and may inspire a new kind of giving

“I hope this project will be an example for other entrepreneurs and for other communities in Ukraine," said Mykhaylo Veselskyy.

UkraineAlert by Viola Gienger

Inclusive Growth Ukraine

Tue, Aug 13, 2019

Hruby in Foreign Policy: In Africa, China is the news

In the News by Atlantic Council

Africa China

Thu, Aug 8, 2019

One way to ease Ukraine’s labor shortage

Ukraine can create the conditions where both refugees and asylum seekers can provide for themselves.

UkraineAlert by Svitlana Butenko, Stuart Linder, and Valeriia Mykhalko

Inclusive Growth Migration