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Wed, Jul 14, 2021

Goldin quoted in Politico on World Youth Skills Day

Read the whole article here.

In the News by Nicole Goldin

Economy & Business Education

Thu, Jul 1, 2021

Event recap: A gay Muslim’s journey to acceptance

On June 11, 2021, the Atlantic Council’s South Asia Center and the American Pakistan Foundation co-hosted author Mohsin Zaidi for a conversation on his new book, A Dutiful Boy: A memoir of a gay Muslim’s journey to acceptance, and the underlying issues it addresses relating to race, gender identity, social class, religious discrimination and more. […]

Event Recap by Areeba Atique

Human Rights Migration

Mon, Jun 28, 2021

Shahid joins Clubhouse to discuss family planning and politics in India

In the News by Atlantic Council

India Politics & Diplomacy

Mon, Jun 14, 2021

A gay Muslim’s journey to acceptance

Please join the Atlantic Council’s South Asia Center and the American Pakistan Foundation on Tuesday June 22 at 11:00 AM US EST / 8:00 PM PKT to mark the release of the US edition of Zaidi’s book to discuss the issues faced by Zaidi as well as many younger immigrants and their families today. Also participating in the discussion will be Senior Foreign Affairs Reporter for the HuffPost, Akbar Shahid Ahmed, and Director of the Washington DC chapter of Muslims for Progressive Values (MPV) and Co-chair of the MPV Board of Trustees, Maliha Khan.

SouthAsiaSource by South Asia Center

Human Rights Migration

Tue, May 25, 2021

Mali coup: White House official calls for ‘unconditional and immediate’ release of president and prime minister

Speaking at the Atlantic Council's Africa Day celebration, White House official Dana Banks responded to topical issues in African affairs, including the coup in Mali, calling for "the unconditional and immediate release of the president and the prime minister."

Event Recap by Africa Center

Africa Democratic Transitions

Tue, May 11, 2021

The Basketball Africa League has arrived: Here’s why it matters

With the Basketball Africa League set to launch, the Atlantic Council’s Africa Center reached out to sports stakeholders across the BAL’s inaugural countries to hear their perspective on why the BAL represents a historic moment. Their feedback provides a compelling case for the developmental, diplomatic, and economic potential of African basketball.

AfricaSource by Luke Tyburski

Africa Civil Society

Mon, Apr 5, 2021

US Mission to Saudi Arabia announces new women’s entrepreneurship program in partnership with Atlantic Council, AmCham Saudi Arabia, and Quantum Leaps

On March 31, the Atlantic Council’s empowerME initiative hosted an event in partnership with the US Mission to Saudi Arabia, AmCham Saudi Arabia's Women in Business Committee, and Quantum Leaps to mark the launch of their new joint program: IGNITING Women's Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Saudi Arabia.

MENASource by Allison Holle

Civil Society Education

Tue, Mar 30, 2021

Darnal on Search For Common Ground’s panel: ‘Real Talk’: the hard choices that women peacebuilders face

On March 30, Aude Darnal participated in Search’s panel “Real Talk: the Hard Choices that Women Peacebuilders Face”. She discussed her experience as a female peacebuilder, and shed some light on overlooked issues related to women’s engagement in peacebuilding and conflict. “Women all over the world are dedicating their lives to building peace and ending […]

In the News by Atlantic Council

Africa Conflict

Wed, Mar 10, 2021

‘This is the best time in publishing ever,’ says Markus Dohle

Books are now enjoying their biggest renaissance since Johannes Gutenberg invented the printing press in the fifteenth century, says the CEO of Penguin Random House, Markus Dohle.

New Atlanticist by Larry Luxner

Resilience Resilience & Society

Tue, Mar 2, 2021

Put NATO back in the narrative: NATO 20/2020 podcast

NATO can recapture the imagination of allied publics by telling its own story better and in new ways to new audiences.

NATO 20/2020 by Transatlantic Security Initative

Europe & Eurasia Media