The post-COVID-19 world: GeoTech and the pandemic

Learn what the Atlantic Council GeoTech Center has done since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. View our video recaps. Read our analyses. Glean insights on how tech, data, and leadership can ensure the world gets through the pandemic and we build a better post-COVID-19 world together.

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Fri, Feb 26, 2021

Why Ukraine sanctioned Putin’s ally Medvedchuk

Ukraine has introduced a number of measures during February 2021 to restrict the influence of Vladimir Putin's closest Ukrainian ally, Viktor Medvedchuk.

UkraineAlert by Andriy Yermak

Conflict Disinformation

Fri, Feb 26, 2021

Borghard at T20: Cyber threats to global financial stability

On February 9, Erica Borghard participated in the first full meeting of Task Force 4: Digital Transformation for the Think20 (T20). The T20 is the official engagement group of the G20, bringing together leading think tanks and research center worldwide. At the meeting, Borghard presented her policy brief on cyber threats to global financial stability. […]

In the News by Atlantic Council

Cybersecurity G20

Wed, Feb 24, 2021

Event recap | Synthetic data, privacy, and the future of trust

A live GeoTech Hour where panelists discussedartificial intelligence and how to address the legal and ethical privacy concerns associated with synthetic data.

Event Recap by the GeoTech Center

Africa Coronavirus

Tue, Feb 23, 2021

Event recap: Information warfare. An all-domain military and civil deception – today to 2030

A discussion hosted by NDIA where panelists debate the evolving nature of "information warfare" and how advanced technologies are blurring the lines between military and civilian deception operations.

Event Recap by Inkoo Kang

Defense Technologies Political Reform
AlertaVenezuela email banner

Tue, Feb 23, 2021

#AlertaVenezuela: February 23, 2021

While Maduro's regime promoted diplomat Alex Saab, online accounts showed suspicious behavior using #FreeAlexSaab.

#AlertaVenezuela by Atlantic Council's DFRLab

Disinformation Venezuela

Mon, Feb 22, 2021

Ukraine’s booming IT sector defies the coronavirus crisis

While businesses around the world are counting the cost of a year disrupted by the unprecedented challenges of the COVID crisis, Ukraine’s IT sector continues to go from strength to strength.

UkraineAlert by Peter Dickinson

Coronavirus Economy & Business

Fri, Feb 19, 2021

Warrick quoted in Lawfare on Iranian information operations

On February 19, FD NRSF Thomas Warrick was quoted in a piece titled “How to Understand Iranian Information Operations.” In this piece, Warrick claims that Iran is using disinformation tactics as a retaliation tactic, asserting national power without direct escalation.

In the News by Atlantic Council

Defense Policy Disinformation

Wed, Feb 17, 2021

Event recap | Data-informed nutrition policy and practices

An episode of the GeoTech Hour where panelists discuss challenges and opportunities for data-informed nutrition solutions, and how a multisectoral approach can improve global health.

GeoTech Cues by the GeoTech Center

Climate Change & Climate Action Inclusive Growth

Wed, Feb 17, 2021

Nawaz to join American Muslim Institution to discuss the future of democracy in South Asia

In the News by Atlantic Council

India Internet

Tue, Feb 16, 2021

Putin the Poisoner

Putin the Poisoner: Russian President Vladimir Putin has adopted a poisonous approach to international politics in a bid to defend his own authoritarian regime by dividing, discrediting, and destabilizing the democratic world.

UkraineAlert by Peter Dickinson

Disinformation European Union


Thu, Mar 4, 2021

A conversation with YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki

Online Event AN #ACFRONTPAGE EVENT – YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki discusses disinformation and the future of internet policy. 

1:00pm Disinformation Extremism Technology & Innovation United States and Canada

Wed, Mar 3, 2021

The long fuse: Misinformation and the 2020 election

Online Event A conversation on the release of the Election Integrity Partnership's report, "The Long Fuse: Misinformation and the 2020 Election"

3:00pm Democratic Transitions Disinformation Elections United States and Canada

Thu, Mar 4, 2021

You want us to do what, now? CISO views on public-private partnerships

Online Event Cybersecurity leaders from different sectors discuss events that policy needs to address.

1:00pm Cybersecurity Technology & Innovation