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Wed, Mar 3, 2021

The Northern Triangle: The world’s epicenter for gender-based violence

While a bill introduced in the US Congress calls upon the secretary of state to implement a new US Strategy for Engagement in Central America that prevents and responds to “endemic levels of sexual, gender-based, and domestic violence” in the region, solutions to gender-based violence must arrive faster than the US legislative process can help advance them.

New Atlanticist by Maria Fernanda Bozmoski

Human Rights Latin America

Thu, Feb 25, 2021

Atlantic Council Launches “Stories of Human Resilience” with Anna Deavere Smith

Six-part series captures the essence of resilience through inspirational stories of overcoming extraordinary challenges. Washington, DC –– February 25, 2021 –– The Atlantic Council’s Adrienne Arsht-Rockefeller Foundation Resilience Center (Arsht-Rock) today launched Stories of Human Resilience – a groundbreaking video project with Emmy and Pulitzer Prize nominated playwright, actress, author, journalist, and educator Anna Deavere […]

Press Release

Resilience

Thu, Feb 18, 2021

The republican system is our only clear pathway to long-term peace in Afghanistan

The prospect of a political settlement with the Taliban is testing Afghanistan’s nascent democracy more than ever before in the last eighteen years. Indeed, the country’s hard-won republican system, which the Taliban opposes in favor of a narrow Islamic Emirate, is currently facing an existential threat. It must be protected and strengthened at all costs.

SouthAsiaSource by Omar Sadr

Afghanistan Democratic Transitions

Wed, Feb 10, 2021

Looking beyond COVID-19: The need to focus US national strategy on the next major crisis

Health security and technology experts joined the Atlantic Council's Scowcroft Center and its Forward Defense practice for a discussion on building resilience for the next major national security shock.

Event Recap by Julia Siegel

Coronavirus Crisis Management

Thu, Jan 28, 2021

Smithsonian’s Lonnie Bunch: ‘We’re still in the midst of a fundamental debate over what America is’

“The role of a museum is not just to look back, but to collect today for tomorrow,” Lonnie G. Bunch said during an Atlantic Council Front Page virtual conversation with Dr. Richard Kurin, the Smithsonian’s distinguished scholar and ambassador-at-large.

ACFrontPage by Larry Luxner

Civil Society Resilience

Thu, Jan 28, 2021

FAST THINKING: Breaking down Biden’s big climate moves

President Joe Biden came into office promising to make big moves to address climate change. Yesterday he got to work with a bevy of executive orders designed to take some of the new administration’s first major steps. What do they mean?

Fast Thinking by Atlantic Council

Climate Change & Climate Action Elections

Thu, Jan 21, 2021

Preble in Truth and Consequences: Sound foreign policy begins at home

On January 21, Christopher Preble published an article, “Sound Foreign Policy Begins at Home,” in Michael A. Cohen’s new Substack project, Truth and Consequences. The article makes the argument that President Biden will need to focus on addressing the pandemic and rebuilding the economy if he is to have success in foreign policy agenda. “Addressing […]

In the News by Atlantic Council

Americas Political Reform

Wed, Jan 20, 2021

Bhasan Char: An inflection point in the Rohingya refugee crisis?

On December 4, 2020, Dhaka followed through on its promise to move refugees from Cox’s Bazar to Bhasan Char, starting a new, unpredictable chapter in the Rohingya crisis. However, Bhasan Char does not solve these problems as much as it relocates them. Separating some refugees from others does not address the underlying drivers of crime within the refugee camps. If anything, relocation splinters aid response, and further attenuates humanitarian space.

SouthAsiaSource by Imrul Islam

Bangladesh Civil Society

Thu, Jan 14, 2021

Press Release: Adrienne Arsht-Rockefeller Foundation Resilience Center receives $1.1M award from Rebuild Florida

Press Release: The Adrienne Arsht-Rockefeller Foundation Resilience Center receives $1.1M award from Rebuild Florida for Resilience Hubs

Press Release

Climate Change & Climate Action Resilience

Thu, Jan 14, 2021

Nooruddin joins The Bhangra Podcast: Policy to protest: A deeper dive into the kisaan movement

In the News by Atlantic Council

Civil Society India