Featured event series
Join the Atlantic Council’s Future Europe Initiative for a virtual event series exploring how the United States and Central Europe can together help shape a common post-COVID-19 agenda.
Building upon the Council’s inaugural US-Central Europe conference in 2019, the conversations throughout the week feature high-level policymakers and experts from the US and the region, while also highlighting our unique cultural connections.
Featured commentary & analysis
The Future Europe Initiative uses real-time commentary and analysis to explain to key audiences in America current developments in Europe and how they affect the transatlantic relationship.
Mon, Jul 6, 2020
Eventual EU efforts to redirect supply chains can affect many business sectors, even those unrelated to traditional security affairs. The geographical location of EU zones of influence may dictate where future supply chains to Europe will run. “Strategic autonomy” is now as important economically as it is politically or militarily.
New Atlanticist by Dr. Elmar Hellendoorn
Tue, Jun 30, 2020
As the world marks Pride Month, three prominent out LGBTI European leaders discussed their countries’ fight against coronavirus, ongoing disagreements between Europe and the United States, and the continuing fight for LGBTI equality.
New Atlanticist by
Wed, Jun 24, 2020
Europe’s powerful competition and digital chief Margrethe Vestager is calling for better relations between the United States and the European Union, at a time when economic chaos triggered by the worsening coronavirus pandemic threatens recovery on both sides of the Atlantic.
New Atlanticist by
Featured in-depth research & reports
The Future Europe Initiative conducts research to guide the actions and strategy of key transatlantic decision makers on the issues that will shape the future of the transatlantic relationship.
Mon, Jun 22, 2020
The European Union and the search for digital sovereignty: Building “Fortress Europe” or preparing for a new world?
However the EU redefines sovereignty post-COVID-19—including technological or digital sovereignty—the impact will not be limited to Europe and European companies.
Wed, Sep 18, 2019
The new European Commission will take office on November 1, 2019, at a time of intensifying great power competition and new strain for transatlantic relations. This memo gathers the contributions of several Atlantic Council experts on a variety of issues such as defense, foreign policy, trade, and energy policy
Issue Brief by
Thu, Jun 6, 2019
After a century of work together, of tragedy and achievement, Central Europe and the United States have much to celebrate and defend, but also much to do.
By convening American and European leaders, through public events and workshops, the Future Europe Initiative promotes dialogue to bolster the transatlantic partnership.
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