Thu, Sep 23, 2021

No regrets: One Woman in White’s story from exile

Kostyugova is one of the hundreds of thousands of Belarusians who have fled their country since 2020. “My mother is in prison. I’m in exile. I didn’t expect this. We didn’t understand the value of human rights and democracy,” Kostyugova affirms.

UkraineAlert by Melinda Haring

Belarus Resilience & Society

Thu, Sep 23, 2021

Nasr joins the Aspen Institute: “The US and The Middle East: 20 Years After 9/11”

Timely Commentary & Analysis by Atlantic Council

Afghanistan Politics & Diplomacy

Wed, Sep 22, 2021

Chilean President Sebastián Piñera: COVID-19 solidarity offers hope for tackling climate change

The Chilean leader joined other political, business, and health leaders at the annual conference hosted by the Atlantic Council’s Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center alongside the United Nations General Assembly. 

New Atlanticist by Nick Fouriezos

Americas Climate Change & Climate Action

Wed, Sep 22, 2021

Russia fears the Belarusization of Belarus

Moscow commentators are alarmed by signs of strengthening national identity in Belarus and warn that "Belarusization" could lead to a decline in Russian influence, much as it has done in nearby Ukraine.

UkraineAlert by Brian Whitmore

Belarus Resilience & Society

Tue, Sep 21, 2021

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

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

New Atlanticist by Atlantic Council

Coronavirus Digital Policy

Tue, Sep 21, 2021

Kroenig at the Foreign Policy Research Institute on Western alliances

Scowcroft Center deputy director Matthew Kroenig speaks at the Foreign Policy Research Institute on Western alliances.

In the News by Atlantic Council

Europe & Eurasia European Union

Tue, Sep 21, 2021

Asat quoted in Reuters on the struggles of overseas Uyghurs trying to locate their relatives in Xinjiang prisons

In the News by Atlantic Council

China Civil Society

Tue, Sep 21, 2021

Iranian children are being punished based on their parents’ religion and beliefs

In practice, Iran’s discriminatory law affects almost all aspects of minority children’s lives, such as safety and well-being and access to health and education.

IranSource by Hamed Farmand

Human Rights Iran

Mon, Sep 20, 2021

Why we must not recognize Russia’s fraudulent election

Russia's parliamentary elections failed to meet even the most basic democratic standards and served to illustrate the country's slide into dictatorship under Vladimir Putin, says Ukrainian MP Oleksiy Goncharenko

UkraineAlert by Oleksiy Goncharenko

Corruption Elections

Fri, Sep 17, 2021

Biden finally gets bold on Ethiopia. But will it bring peace?

The Biden team has launched its final and most elaborate warning shot before cracking down with sanctions against human-rights abusers in the Tigray region.

New Atlanticist by Cameron Hudson

Africa Conflict


Wed, Sep 29, 2021

Europe’s response to the Uyghur genocide

Online Event A conversation featuring two European parliamentarians taking action to address atrocities being committed against the Uyghur population.

11:30am China Europe & Eurasia European Union Human Rights

Tue, Sep 28, 2021

Transitional justice and accountability in Libya

Online Event A discussion on legal reform and prosecution of international crimes; mass graves and forensic analysis; and promoting transitional justice and accountability in Libya.

9:00am Democratic Transitions Human Rights Libya Middle East

Wed, Oct 6, 2021

Meet the Council: Hispanic Heritage Month edition

Online Event Atlantic Council staff share their experiences during Hispanic Heritage Month edition as the organization continues to build on its strengths to better reflect a more global and diverse workforce.

4:30pm Americas Latin America Resilience & Society