UkraineAlertOct 27, 2022
A ceasefire would condemn millions of Ukrainians to Russian occupation
By Mark Temnycky
Recent calls for a ceasefire in the Russo-Ukrainian War ignore the fact that millions of Ukrainians remain under Russian occupation and would face an uncertain fate if abandoned to the Kremlin, writes Mark Temnycky.
SouthAsiaSourceOct 20, 2022
The lionesses of Kabul & Tehran in Khorasan
By Davood Moradian
Afghan and Iranian women continue to be denied their basic human rights, and this shared struggle is built on an overlapping Iranian-Afghan history and civilizational space known as the Iranian plateau.
AfricaSourceOct 7, 2022
How Niger’s safety net helps its most vulnerable citizens thrive amid crises
By Ouhoumoudou Mahamadou and Mamta Murthi
The World Bank's Wadata Talaka safety-net partnership program with Niger aims to empower women in the country and protect its human-capital gains in the face of overlapping shocks.
UkraineAlertSep 26, 2022
Ukrainian priest recounts escape from Russian siege of Mariupol
By Melinda Haring, Vladislav Davidzon
The Siege of Mariupol was the deadliest engagement so far in Russia's ongoing invasion of Ukraine. Ukrainian priest Father Pavel Kostel recounts his harrowing experience of escaping from the encircled city.
SouthAsiaSourceSep 26, 2022
To support Afghan women activists, prioritize local knowledge over numbers
By Sophie Mae Berman and Yelena Biberman
Though Afghan women have been included in certain peacebuilding efforts, these experiences were largely tokenist and minimally empowering.
Issue BriefSep 15, 2022
Democratic institutional strength before and beyond elections: The case of Brazil
By Valentina Sader
Brazil—Latin America’s largest economy and the fourth-largest democracy in the world—will elect its next president, governors, congress, and state-level assemblies in October 2022. This is one of the most momentous elections in recent years, a result of the inflection point that Brazil faces.
Press ReleaseSep 12, 2022
Ambassador Marcy Grossman, Former Canadian Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates, joins the Atlantic Council as nonresident senior fellow
By Atlantic Council
Ambassador Grossman will contribute regional and government experience to the Council's work on the Israeli-Arab normalization process and regional conflict resolution initiatives.
UkraineAlertAug 25, 2022
Amnesty announces review as Ukraine report backlash continues
By Lillian Posner
Amnesty International has announced an independent review of a controversial report that accused the Ukrainian military of endangering civilians and was subsequently used by the Kremlin to justify war crimes.