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Fri, May 25, 2018

Sanctions in the Trump Era: One Year In

On May 25th, the Atlantic Council’s Global Business and Economics Program together with the Millennium Leadership Program hosted a panel discussion with a delegation of high executives from Santander Bank. The discussion centered around how economic sanctions affect the banking sector and the priorities of the current administration in this area.

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Economic Sanctions Economy & Business

Fri, May 25, 2018

Future of Banking: Blockchain Technology

On May 25th, the Atlantic Council’s Global Business and Economics Program together with the Millennium Leadership Program hosted a lunch discussion on blockchain technology and its impact on the banking sector with a delegation of high executives of Santander Bank.

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Economy & Business Financial Regulation

Fri, May 25, 2018

Remaining Competitive in the Digital Era

On May 25th, the Atlantic Council’s Global Business and Economics Program, together with the Millennium Leadership Program hosted a roundtable discussion with a high-level delegation from Santander Bank.

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Cybersecurity Economy & Business

Thu, Dec 21, 2017

Flood Management Infrastructure in a Changing Climate

Read the Publication (PDF) As climate change increases the vulnerability of communities to major natural disasters, cities are taking on leadership roles in climate adaptation planning and implementation. This requires deep coordination between leaders across jurisdictions and significant infrastructure investment. Many cities have already begun planning for current and future climate threats, often with the […]

Report by Salem Afeworki, Kate Judson, Sadya Ndoko, and Axum Teferra

Tue, Dec 12, 2017

Water innovation in the face of a changing climate

One of the most fundamental challenges created by climate change is managing the developing global water crisis. Whether it is controlling floodwaters and rising sea levels, or maintaining potable water access during a drought, governments and individuals worldwide are forced to find new ways to mitigate the impact of this crisis. In “Water Innovation in […]

Issue Brief by Fidan Karimova

Thu, Sep 21, 2017

Using citizen-based observations to plan for climate change

As a global challenge with profound implications at the local level, climate change provides new opportunities for individual engagement. Communities around the world have their own unique experiences with the effects of climate change, as well as drastically different climate adaptation needs. This gives individuals an unprecedented role to play in sharing information and guiding […]

Issue Brief by Sarah Abdelrahim

Fri, Jun 23, 2017

How to Help the Environment

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Energy & Environment

Fri, Jun 23, 2017

‘We’re Not Going Back from a Low-Carbon Future’

Former US officials criticize Trump’s decision to quit Paris climate deal While US President Donald J. Trump predicated his withdrawal from the Paris Climate Accord on the protection and restoration of US coal jobs, clean energy technology is not only the most effective, but an essential path toward improving the economy and fighting climate change, […]

New Atlanticist by Rachel Ansley

Mon, May 22, 2017

Macron Signifies a New ‘Third Way’ for France and Europe

The election of Emmanuel Macron as France’s president on May 7 is a welcome boost for “third way” politics, a centrist political philosophy that broadly advocates a combination of right-wing economic and left-wing social policies. For the first time since the 1970s, France has elected a president that does not belong to either of the […]

New Atlanticist by Mayecor Sar

France

Fri, Feb 3, 2017

Political consensus and the energy transition

There has been a global push toward finding a way to reduce the impact of climate change. In an attempt to help achieve this goal, countries have made changes to move toward low-carbon economies. Comparing transitions toward a low-carbon economy in the United Kingdom (UK), United States, Germany, and Denmark show the divergence of approaches […]

Issue Brief by Sam Hampton, Julia De La Cruz, and Henning Huenteler