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The Adrienne Arsht – Rockefeller Foundation Resilience Center will reach one billion people with resilience solutions to climate change, migration, and human security challenges by 2030.

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Fri, Jul 23, 2021

Athens Mayor Kostas Bakoyannis announces Europe’s first Chief Heat Officer

The announcement comes as several European cities endorse focused action on extreme heat and the protection of vulnerable people, launched by the Adrienne Arsht-Rockefeller Foundation Resilience Center’s City Champions for Heat Action initiative

Press Release

Climate Change & Climate Action Resilience

Thu, Jul 22, 2021

Why ‘human security’ matters for tomorrow’s conflicts

NATO leaders are finally focusing on human security, a major step toward a broader vision of crisis management.

New Atlanticist by Sarah Dawn Petrin

Conflict Europe & Eurasia

Fri, Jul 16, 2021

Event | The future of data and AI in space

On Wednesday, July 21, at 12:00 p.m. EDT, the GeoTech Center will air a previously recorded event on the future of data and AI in space. The recording will be available on this page. Find the full GeoTech Hour series here. Event description On April 29, 2020, Fredrik Bruhn, Amy Webb, Paul Jurasin, and Anthony […]

Event Recap by the GeoTech Center

Resilience Technology & Innovation

Wed, Jul 14, 2021

Event | Technology and pandemics: Opportunities and challenges

On April 10, 2020, H.E. Omar Sultan Al Olama, Minister of State for Artificial Intelligence for the United Arab Emirates, shared his perspectives in an event titled “Technology and pandemics: Challenges and opportunities” as part of a live video discussion moderated by Mr. Frederick Kempe, President and CEO of the Atlantic Council.

Event Recap by the GeoTech Center

Resilience Technology & Innovation

Wed, Jul 7, 2021

Event | Technologies for rebuilding after COVID-19

On April 16, 2020, Dr. David Brin and Dr. Kathryn Newcomer shared perspectives on what technologies, investments, and policy actions could help rebuild from COVID-19 on a global scale as part of a live video discussion.

Event Recap by the GeoTech Center

Resilience Technology & Innovation

Wed, Jun 23, 2021

Brian Deese on Biden’s vision for ‘a twenty-first-century American industrial strategy’

National Economic Council Director Brian Deese spoke about how the Biden administration can strengthen US economic recovery by working with the private sector and global allies.

Transcript by Atlantic Council

Economy & Business Future of Work

Sat, Jun 12, 2021

Busch in The Hill: Tariffs won’t make critical US supply chains more resilient

Marc Busch writes that in searching for resilience in the United States' supply chains, resorting to protectionist measures such as tariffs will undermine expected returns.

In the News by Marc L. Busch

Economy & Business Resilience

Thu, Jun 10, 2021

The best defense: Why NATO should invest in resilience

Policies emphasizing resilience should minimize damage, restore stability quickly, and generate improved strategies. To this end, there are several steps NATO can take to build a preventive, resilience-based approach to emerging global challenges.

New Atlanticist by Jaclyn Levy

Europe & Eurasia NATO

Fri, Jun 4, 2021

Syrian lives in peril: The fight to preserve Syria’s last humanitarian border crossing

A new Atlantic Council report, “Syrian Lives in Peril: The Fight to Preserve Syria’s Last Humanitarian Border Crossing,” places humanitarian considerations at the forefront of the cross-border debate. In addition to examining the devastating impacts of losing Bab al-Hawa, this report explores the limitations of cross-line operations (from government-held areas of Syria to areas outside of its control), which are presented as feasible alternatives.

Issue Brief by Salman Husain, Yasmine Chawaf

Middle East Migration

Tue, Jun 1, 2021

Event recap: “I’ll Meet You There” with Iram Parveen Bilal and Shuja Nawaz

On May 21, 2021, the Atlantic Council’s South Asia Center hosted filmmaker Iram Parveen Bilal for a conversation on her new film, I’ll Meet You There, and the underlying issues it addresses relating to immigrants, identity, race and surveillance, and more.

Event Recap by Atlantic Council

Civil Society Human Rights