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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 Atlantic Council

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 Phamopened the event by welcoming the Minister back to the Council for his second visit since 2017. US-Angola Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Ms. Maria […]

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

Thu, Aug 1, 2019

Japan Outbound, Inc.: What policymakers, companies, and investors can learn from Japan in the Reiwa era

Tokyo has implemented several policies that have had a quantifiable impact on changing the domestic economic landscape

New Atlanticist by Alexis Crow

Economy & Business Future of Work

Tue, Jul 16, 2019

Hruby joins the Center for Global Development to discuss prospects for prosper Africa

In the News by Atlantic Council

Africa Inclusive Growth

Fri, Jun 28, 2019

Finally a new window of investment opportunity in Ukraine?

For many years, Ukraine’s leaders recognized that the country needed more foreign investment to achieve robust economic growth, and its various governments attempted to promote investment. These efforts mostly involved trade outreach conferences where investment opportunities were presented to Western business audiences. The emphasis was invariably on Ukraine’s highly educated population, its tremendous natural resources, […]

UkraineAlert by Basil Kalymon

Conflict Corruption

Thu, Jun 27, 2019

Everything You Know about the Donbas Is Wrong

Almost every image of eastern Ukraine involves suffering of some sort: old people waiting in endless queues for tiny pensions; internally displaced persons living in cramped temporary housing that is no longer temporary; Ukrainian troops operating with few modern conveniences. Since 2014, most people with education and means have fled the region. One could be […]

UkraineAlert by Melinda Haring

Civil Society Inclusive Growth

Tue, Jun 25, 2019

How the US got rich, and Ukraine can too

The United States invented many things, but anti-trust laws and competition policy was arguably the most profound. These laws establish fair rules for the marketplace, and are why the country became the richest and most powerful on the planet. Without these, the United States would look like Russia or Ukraine: An impoverished populace and a […]

UkraineAlert by Diane Francis

Central Europe Financial Regulation