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



Thu, Jun 6, 2019

Reaching one billion people in ten years: We have to try

At the Adrienne Arsht-Rockefeller Foundation Resilience Center, with our partners, we will fight for that clarity and imagination and do all we can to meaningfully improve people’s lives and build a more resilient world. 

New Atlanticist by Kathy Baughman McLeod


Mon, Jun 3, 2019

The right man for the right time  

“God probably has a great sense of humor,” reckons Borys Gudziak, president of the Ukrainian Catholic University (UCU) in Lviv. The US-born archbishop transformed what was designed to be the Soviet communist party’s atheist ideology center in western Ukraine into a thriving catholic university. The irony of this transformation is not lost on him. Only […]

UkraineAlert by Andy Hunder

Civil Society Nationalism

Wed, May 1, 2019

Atlantic Council Presents 2019 Distinguished Leadership Awards

Awards presented to NATO, philanthropist Adrienne Arsht, IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde, and FedEx Chairman Frederick W. Smith.

New Atlanticist by Ashish Kumar Sen and David A. Wemer

NATO Resilience

Mon, Apr 29, 2019

The case for getting serious about resilience

"We had to build the city back and we had to really start thinking about the notion of resilience," Mitch Landrieu said.

New Atlanticist by Ashish Kumar Sen


Mon, Apr 29, 2019

Atlantic Council launches Adrienne Arsht-Rockefeller Foundation Resilience Center

Center has a goal of enhancing the resilience of one billion people by 2030.

New Atlanticist by David A. Wemer


Thu, Mar 28, 2019

Disinformation in Democracies: Strengthening Digital Resilience in Latin America

2018 saw political tides turn in three of Latin America’s largest democracies. These elections also saw deep polarization and distrust in institutions among Brazilians, Mexicans, and Colombians in an information environment ripe with disinformation. And while disinformation and misinformation are nothing new, the spread of false information at alarming rates – facilitated by politicians, non-state […]

Report by Luiza Bandeira, Donara Barojan, Roberta Braga, Jose Luis Peñarredonda, Maria Fernanda Pérez Argüello

Disinformation Latin America

Wed, Nov 14, 2018

The evolving wildfire threat: fewer, larger fires

While this year’s most intense fires have captured national attention as the largest, most destructive, and deadliest in California history, the total number of fires occurring annually in the United States has actually declined gradually in recent decades. 

New Atlanticist by Samuel Jeffrey

Resilience United States and Canada

Mon, Mar 5, 2018

Democratic defense against disinformation

“The Russians and other purveyors of disinformation will constantly improve their tactics; our counter-tactics therefore cannot be static,” write Ambassador Daniel Fried and Dr. Alina Polyakova in Democratic Defense Against Disinformation, a new publication by the Atlantic Council’s Eurasia Center. This report is part of the broader transatlantic effort to identify democratic solutions for countering […]

Report by Daniel Fried and Alina Polyakova

Civil Society Disinformation

Mon, Oct 2, 2017

Without focus on the fundamentals, disaster relief fails to deliver

As outrage grows over the federal government’s slow response to the devastation caused by Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico, it is fair to ask why this effort seems halting compared to that for Hurricanes Harvey and Irma in Texas and Florida.

New Atlanticist by Christine Wormuth

Crisis Management Resilience

Tue, Sep 26, 2017

The MADCOM future

Emerging artificial intelligence (AI) tools will provide propagandists radically enhanced capabilities to manipulate human minds. Human cognition is a complex system, and AI tools are very good at decoding complex systems. Interactions on social media, browsing the Internet, and even grocery shopping provide thousands of data points from which technologists can build psychological profiles on nearly […]

Report by Matt Chessen

Americas Civil Society