The Millennium Leadership Program provides exceptional leaders aged thirty-five and under with unique opportunities to build a global network, engage directly with world leaders at flagship Atlantic Council events, develop key professional skills, and collaborate to have a global impact.
Event RecapOct 30, 2023
Addressing the captagon crisis in MENA: Strategies & Challenges
By Diane Mohamed and Rachel Friedman
The Syria Program hosted a panel discussion taking stock of current captagon landscape in Syria and captagon’s place within the global illicit supply chain.
UkraineAlertSep 30, 2023
Ukraine’s soccer stars help to keep Russia’s invasion in global spotlight
By Renat Zihanshyn, Oleksandra Gaidai
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy appointed soccer legend Andriy Shevchenko as an advisor on September 26 in recognition of the role played by Ukrainian footballers in keeping Ukraine's struggle against Russian aggression in the global spotlight.
UkraineAlertAug 22, 2023
Putin weaponizes history with new textbook justifying Ukraine invasion
By Taras Kuzio
A new Kremlin-approved history textbook for Russian schoolchildren offers an unapologetically imperialistic view of Russia's past while attempting to justify the current invasion of Ukraine, writes Taras Kuzio.
MENASourceAug 11, 2023
AlDhabi AlMheiri: Meet the nine-year-old driving change in the UAE, one book at a time
By Holly Dagres
AlDhabi AlMheiri is the youngest Emirati entrepreneur and youngest publisher. The nine-year-old was interviewed by our MENASource editor about her remarkable entrepreneurial journey and achievements.
New AtlanticistAug 10, 2023
Russian War Report: Co-founder of Russia’s most popular search engine condemns war in Ukraine
By Digital Forensic Research Lab
A co-founder of Yandex, Russia's primary search engine, issued a public statement of opposition to the war in Ukraine and acknowledging his "share of responsibility."
ReportAug 3, 2023
Irregular migration from North Africa: Shifting local and regional dynamics
By Matteo Villa and Alissa Pavia
Irregular migration from North Africa to Europe, especially through the Central Mediterranean route connecting Libya and Tunisia to Italy, is increasing once more. Italy has witnessed a surge in irregular arrivals, with approximately 136,000 migrants disembarking between June 2022 and May 2023, almost comparable to the high arrival period of 2014-2017 when around 155,000 migrants landed each year.
New AtlanticistJul 27, 2023
Ukrainian tennis star Elina Svitolina: The sports world must get behind Ukraine’s cause
By Katherine Walla
“As a Ukrainian, I cannot be silent,” Svitolina said at an Atlantic Council Front Page event. “I want to scream everywhere I can and use my voice [to] the fullest.”