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Wed, Jul 29, 2020

Western Balkans Partnership Summit



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Wed, Apr 14, 2021

Do continued EU data flows to the United Kingdom offer hope for the United States?

As the Biden administration and the European Commission “intensify” negotiations to re-establish a stable transatlantic data-transfer framework, Brussels separately is moving ahead to enable unrestricted data flows with two other major trading partners: the United Kingdom and the Republic of Korea.

New Atlanticist by Kenneth Propp

Digital Policy European Union

Tue, Apr 13, 2021

Wieslander quoted in DefenseNews on Russian military buildup in the Arctic

In the News

Europe & Eurasia Security & Defense

Thu, Apr 1, 2021

Completing Europe: The Three Seas Initiative, featuring Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur

On March 25, 2021, the Atlantic Council’s Europe Center organized a strategy session on “Completing Europe: The Three Seas Initiative,” convened by Gen. James L. Jones, Jr. and Ambassador Georgette Mosbacher, Chairman and Co-Chair of the Atlantic Council’s Three Seas Programming. The roundtable featured opening remarks by Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur (D-OH) who has lead Congressional support for the Initiative. […]

Event Recap

Central Europe Eastern Europe

Wed, Mar 31, 2021

Burwell discusses the EU’s Digital Services Act and Digital Markets Act in Wilson Center article

Distinguished Fellow Frances G. Burwell discusses the EU’s Digital Services Act and Digital Markets Act in “Regulating Platforms the EU Way? The DSA and DMA in Transatlantic Context” for The Wilson Center. Burwell argues that for all their differences, both pieces of legislation raise important questions about how the European Union and the United States […]

In the News

Digital Policy Economy & Business

Mon, Mar 29, 2021

Dungan interviewed by CNN about Europe’s expectations for the Biden administration

On March 25, 2021, Nicholas Dungan spoke with CNN’s Meanwhile in America about Europe’s expectations for the Biden administration and transatlantic cooperation on China.

In the News

Europe & Eurasia Politics & Diplomacy

Wed, Mar 24, 2021

Forty years after: How Greece can help usher in tomorrow’s Europe

Today, as the European Union is reinvigorating its partnership with the United States and working toward enlargement in the Western Balkans, with the significant strategic support of Greece, the time is ripe for articulating our hopes and expectations for the emergence of a coherent, geopolitical European Union.

Feature by Miltiadis Varvitsiotis

European Union Greece

Fri, Mar 12, 2021

Dungan appears on Bloomberg to discuss European stimulus

On December 10, 2020, Nicholas Dungan spoke with Bloomberg’s David Westin on “Bloomberg: Balance of Power” about actions taken by the European Central Bank and a European fiscal stimulus package.

In the News

Economy & Business Europe & Eurasia

Fri, Feb 19, 2021

US-Greece relations in the Biden era: Why the road to rebuilding the transatlantic alliance runs through Athens

The United States should deepen its strategic engagement with Greece to jointly address challenges posed by competition among global and regional powers.

New Atlanticist by George Pagoulatos and Katerina Sokou

Energy & Environment European Union

Thu, Feb 18, 2021

Atlantic Council announces Three Seas Chairs

Chairs will bring unparalleled experience to advancing international investment in Central Europe and the Baltic States

Press Release

Central Europe

Fri, Feb 12, 2021

European leadership: Transatlantic relations and the future of Belarus

The Atlantic Council Northern Europe Office organized a webinar on the topic of ”European Leadership: Transatlantic relations and the Future of Belarus”.

Event Recap

Belarus Coronavirus


Fri, Apr 16, 2021

Relaunching the transatlantic trade agenda

Online Event A discussion of the different options to relaunch the transatlantic trade agenda featuring the recently published Issue Brief "Relaunching the Transatlantic Trade Agenda: a European Perspective".

9:00am European Union International Markets Trade

Fri, Apr 16, 2021

The demise of the left and growth of rightwing populism in Europe: Foreign policy implications

Online Event This panel discusses the patterns between neoliberal economic policies, decreased support for leftwing parties, and the rise of rightwing populism in Europe.

12:00pm Europe & Eurasia Future of Work Populism Resilience & Society

Thu, Apr 22, 2021

A conversation with President of the Republic of Serbia Aleksandar Vučić

Online Event AN #ACFRONTPAGE EVENT - President Aleksandar Vučić discusses Serbia’s domestic agenda amid the pandemic as well as the country’s regional and foreign policy priorities.

8:00am Europe & Eurasia The Balkans