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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Wed, May 20, 2020

China-Brazil relations under COVID-19

On May 12, 2020, the Atlantic Council’s Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center hosted a timely conversation on the implications of the coronavirus on Sino-Brazilian relations. The event also marked the launch of the new China-Latin America Policy and Business Consultation Group, which will discuss some of the most pressing issues around China’s relationship with countries […]

Event Recaps by Isabel Kennon

Americas Brazil

Fri, May 15, 2020

Kroenig and Ashford in Foreign Policy: Should the United States facilitate regime change?

On May 15, Foreign Policy published a biweekly column featuring Scowcroft Center Deputy Director Matthew Kroenig and the Cato Institute’s Emma Ashford discussing the latest news in international affairs.In this column, they debate the risks, downsides, and rewards of facilitating regime change. The column opens with a discussion of US opposition to Venezuelan leader Nicolás Maduro, and […]

In the News by Atlantic Council

China Coronavirus

Mon, May 11, 2020

Linscott quoted in The Print on the loosening of US-India trade restrictions

In the News by Atlantic Council

Economy & Business India

Mon, May 11, 2020

Busch in The Hill: A vote against the WTO is a vote against Trump’s trade priorities

In the News by Marc L. Busch

Economy & Business English
gtc hands on table together

Mon, May 11, 2020

Major takeaways on strategic standards now, so people can return to work soon

On Monday, April 20, 2020 at 12:30pm EDT, the Atlantic Council’s GeoTech Center hosted a panel of experts in the fields of health science, digital technologies, workplace law, and data privacy. The panel included Dame Wendy Hall, a nonresident senior fellow at the GeoTech Center; Declan Kirrane, the managing director of ISC Intelligence in Science; Jay Williams, chief technology officer at the Quantum Materials Corporation; Daniella Taveau, principal of Bold Text Strategies; and John Ackerly, the chief executive officer of Virtru. Dr. David Bray, Director for GeoTech Center, moderated the discussion.

Event Recap by Stewart Scott

Coronavirus Economy & Business

Thu, May 7, 2020

Bruton quoted in Voice of America on concerns over Madagascar’s alleged herbal cure for COVID-19 due to lack of scientific testing

In the News by Atlantic Council

Africa Coronavirus

Thu, May 7, 2020

Achieving supply chain independence in a post-COVID economy

The United States can no longer remain content with the notion of a Chinese economic threat arising in the distant future. The advent of COVID-19 has made it more apparent than any other time including the US-China trade War that now is the moment for the United States, European Union, and other like-minded countries to diversify supply chains away from China.

New Atlanticist by Michael Greenwald

China Coronavirus
gtc people with their hands together in teamwork

Wed, May 6, 2020

Video: Why COVID-19 requires both industry and nations to transform how they collaborate

On May 01, 2020 - Vala Afshar, Ray Wang, and David Bray, PhD shared perspectives on "Why COVID-19 requires industry and nations to transform how they collaborate" as part of a live video discussion on the transformative nature of the pandemic and post-COVID-19 era ahead.

Event Recap by Atlantic Council

Civil Society Coronavirus

Wed, May 6, 2020

The next age of transformation in the multilateral trading system

The WTO is far too important to be allowed to drift for much longer. A scenario in which the next Ministerial Conference produces a concrete set of results across all of these areas might set the WTO on a path towards its next transformation.

New Atlanticist by Mark Linscott

Coronavirus International Markets

Thu, Apr 30, 2020

Video recap: How we can achieve both healthy communities and economic renewal

On April 30, 2020 - Mona Nemer, Chief Science Advisor to Canada’s Prime Minister, Minister of Science and Cabinet; Philippe Gillet, Chief Scientific Officer and Economy of Trust Lead - SICPA; Luukas Ilves, Head of Strategy - Guardtime; Daniella Taveau, Principal at Bold Text Strategies; and Declan Kirrane, Managing Director - Intelligence in Science shared perspectives on "How we can achieve both healthy communities and economic renewal" as part of a live video discussion moderated by David Bray, PhD, Atlantic Council GeoTech Center Director on the key issues for a safe pathway that advances both healthy communities and economy renewal for regions around the world.

Event Recap

Civil Society Coronavirus


Thu, Jun 4, 2020

The next phase of the US-Brazil economic relationship: Bilateral perspectives

ONLINE EVENT - As countries debate measures to address the pandemic and strategize around post-pandemic repercussions, working across borders to accelerate trade, investment, and modernize supply chains will be more important than ever.