Tue, Sep 15, 2020

Women must be meaningfully included in the Afghan peace negotiations

The long-awaited Afghan peace process finally began on September 12, and Afghanistan’s women must have a seat at the table. While crucial issues such as disarmament, power-sharing, the presence of foreign troops, human rights abuses, and territorial disputes will likely take center stage, leaders from around the world have issued a call to uphold the right of Afghan women to be included in the talks.

New Atlanticist by Atlantic Council

Afghanistan Women

Mon, Sep 14, 2020

COVID-19 has revealed the cost of disrupted education and child care inequality

Out of this COVID-19 crisis comes the opportunity to reimagine education to better supply today’s young generation with the skills to meet the demands of an even more rapidly changing economy; and to recognize and mitigate the burdens of care, disproportionately faced by women, to increase productivity and facilitate economic participation.

New Atlanticist by Nicole Goldin, PhD

Coronavirus Future of Work

Mon, Aug 31, 2020

How to improve Afghanistan’s devastated maternal healthcare system amid COVID-19 and the peace process

Developing a sustainable maternal healthcare system is an integral step to achieving transformative justice for Afghan women and for the development of Afghanistan’s social institutions amid the ongoing peace process.

New Atlanticist by Shariq Farooqi

Afghanistan Conflict

Sat, Aug 15, 2020

Haring and Viačorka in the Washington Post on women’s leading role in Belarus protests

In the News by Atlantic Council

Democratic Transitions Women

Sat, Aug 15, 2020

Haring and Viačorka in The Washington Post on women’s leading role in Belarus protests


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Democratic Transitions Women

Tue, Jul 14, 2020

The National: Middle East faces ‘scary’ rise in COVID-19 deaths, expert says

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Civil Society Coronavirus
refugee resilience

Mon, Jul 13, 2020

Turkey’s Refugee Resilience: Expanding and Improving Solutions for the Economic Inclusion of Syrians in Turkey

Since 2014, Turkey has not only hosted the world’s largest refugee population but has also modeled a best practice for the global refugee policy discussion. Turkey’s experience on the key issues such as jobs and employment should be examined as lessons for both refugee hosting countries and donor countries alike.

Report by Bastien Revel

Conflict Crisis Management

Wed, Jul 8, 2020

Yade in Townhall: In defending human rights and free choice, we must all stand together

In the News by Atlantic Council

Human Rights Iran

Wed, Jun 24, 2020

German defense minister responds to US plans for a troop drawdown

German Defense Minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer has warned that the US President Donald J. Trump administration's planned withdrawal of 9,500 American troops from her country—a move announced by the US president earlier this month—must not send Russia the signal “that the US is less interested in Europe.”

New Atlanticist by Larry Luxner

Germany NATO

Wed, May 13, 2020

Chaudhary joins the Foreign Policy Institute at SAIS to discuss Women’s Leadership in a Global Crisis

In the News by Atlantic Council

Coronavirus Resilience