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The Adrienne Arsht-Rockefeller Foundation Resilience Center will reach one billion people with resilience solutions to climate change, migration, and security challenges by 2030. We will focus our efforts on individuals, communities, and a broad spectrum of governments and institutions to help them, and their constituencies and stakeholders, better prepare for, navigate, and recover from shocks and stresses. We will help build a more resilient world.

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UkraineAlert

Jul 16, 2024

I was sentenced to ten years in absentia for highlighting Belarus’s descent into dictatorship

By Alesia Rudnik

My recent ten-year sentence in absentia is a sure sign that Belarusian dictator Alyaksandr Lukashenka is increasingly insecure and dependent on the Kremlin, writes Alesia Rudnik.

Belarus Civil Society

MENASource

Jul 11, 2024

Investing in Iraq’s education will contribute to its revival

By Honar Issa

Investing in Iraq’s education system offers a unique opportunity for the United States to not only support a key ally but also address the root causes of instability in the region.

Civil Society Conflict

New Atlanticist

Jul 3, 2024

Feeling the heat? Biden’s proposed protections for workers are a welcome start.

By Catherine Wallace, Owen Gow

The federal proposals are a step in the right direction, but state and local efforts are also needed to protect workers from extreme heat.

Climate Change & Climate Action Resilience

New Atlanticist

Jul 3, 2024

Hurricane Beryl spotlights the importance of climate adaptation in the Caribbean

By Wazim Mowla

The earliest category five Atlantic hurricane on record is a reminder that governments and the private sector must prioritize adapting to climate change. COP29 is a good place to start.

Caribbean Climate Change & Climate Action

New Atlanticist

Jun 28, 2024

Dispatch from Taipei: Why Taiwan’s survival may depend on deterrence through resilience

By Markus Garlauskas

A repeated theme in recent discussions in Taipei was Taiwan’s ability to withstand Chinese coercion and to adapt and sustain its defenses while under attack.

China Indo-Pacific

UkraineAlert

Jun 26, 2024

Ukraine’s innovative drone industry helps counter Putin’s war machine

By David Kirichenko

Ukraine's rapidly expanding and highly innovative domestic drone industry is helping the country compensate for Russia's overwhelming advantages in both manpower and munitions, writes David Kirichenko.

Conflict Defense Industry

IranSource

Jun 10, 2024

The high price of dissident art in Iran: Silence or exile

By Shekufe Bar

Many independent artists who remain in Iran have suspended their activities due to working bans or personal reluctance to engage in the current oppressive political climate.

Human Rights Iran

New Atlanticist

Jun 3, 2024

National resilience is a crucial part of defense. Here are the countries doing it right.

By Elisabeth Braw

Learning from the allies that are already taking action will give other NATO members that decide to enhance their resilience a leg up.

Europe & Eurasia National Security

MENASource

May 20, 2024

How Cabo Verde is highlighting the rich history of the Jewish people in Africa

By El Mehdi Boudra

From Rabat to Praia, a new generation of African leaders is reclaiming their Jewish history and realizing a brighter future.

Civil Society Conflict

New Atlanticist

Apr 29, 2024

Climate change doesn’t have to result in greater gender inequity in the Caribbean

By Wazim Mowla

Caribbean climate policy design and resource allocation must incorporate the voices and interests of the region’s women and girls.

Caribbean Civil Society

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