ReportOct 5, 2023
International avenues to hold the Islamic Republic of Iran accountable for human rights violations
By Lisandra Novo, Celeste Kmiotek, Elise Baker, Gissou Nia
The Islamic Republic of Iran’s discriminatory domestic legal framework and brutal suppression of dissent have left Iranians looking for international responses to their plight. This report aims to provide an overview of and recommendations relating to international avenues for accountability for atrocity crimes and human-rights violations committed in Iran.
New AtlanticistOct 5, 2023
Gender apartheid is a horror. Now the United Nations can make it a crime against humanity.
By Gissou Nia
The international community has an opportunity to codify the crime of gender apartheid in the United Nations’ crimes against humanity treaty. Learn more about gender apartheid from the Atlantic Council’s Gissou Nia.
New AtlanticistOct 3, 2023
A lasting legacy of India’s G20: Trade opportunities for small businesses
By Gopal Nadadur
The India-led G20 has delivered some under-the-radar outcomes with big potential gains, most notably for micro-, small-, and medium-sized enterprises.
UkraineAlertSep 20, 2023
Zelenskyy tells United Nations: Russia is committing genocide in Ukraine
By Taras Kuzio
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy told the UN this week that Russia is committing genocide in Ukraine. Efforts to legally prove genocidal intent will likely focus on the genocidal rhetoric of Putin and other Russian leaders, writes Taras Kuzio.
New AtlanticistSep 20, 2023
Does the new Partnership for Atlantic Cooperation mark a sea change in transatlantic relations?
By Atlantic Council experts
A newly announced group of thirty-two countries aims for further collaboration on economic development, environmental protection, and maritime issues such as illegal fishing.
In the NewsSep 15, 2023
Charai in The Hill: We survived Morocco’s earthquake. Its reconstruction is another story
By Atlantic Council
I was in Marrakech, Morocco, walking with my 89-year-old mother, when the earthquake struck Haouz last Friday. After the earth shook, my mother couldn’t stop shaking. I gently carried her out of the family home, which may no longer be the refuge that it once was only seconds earlier.
In the NewsSep 12, 2023
Kroenig quoted in Washington Examiner discussing how Biden should counter Chinese influence at the G20 summit
By Atlantic Council
On September 8, Dr. Matthew Kroenig, Atlantic Council vice president and senior director of the Scowcroft Center, was quoted by the Washington Examiner on how President Biden can undercut Chinese infrastructure investments—and the influence the PRC has gained from them—during the Group of 20 leaders’ summit in India. Dr. Kroenig notes that the United States […]