Tue, Jun 16, 2020

European Leadership and the Corona Crisis: Geopolitical Effects on Northern Europe

On June 15, 2020, the Atlantic Council Northern Europe Office in cooperation with the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) Nordic Office, organized a seminar on the topic of ”European Leadership and the Corona Crisis: Geopolitical Effects on Northern Europe”. The public seminar was attended by experts from all around Europe, representing parliaments, governmental institutions, political parties, think-tanks and […]

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Coronavirus Europe & Eurasia

Fri, May 29, 2020

Evolving through crisis: European leadership in the light of COVID-19

The Atlantic Council’s Northern Europe office convened a seminar on lessons learned from the early phases of the pandemic for European and transatlantic leadership.

Event Recap by Elin Schiffer

Coronavirus Economy & Business

Wed, May 20, 2020

European democracy in a time of COVID-19: A conversation with Věra Jourová

ONLINE EVENT – Amidst the pandemic, we ask European Commission Vice-President for Values and Transparency, Věra Jourová, for her perspective on how European democracy is handling simultaneous stress tests – from emergency public health measures, coordination across Member States, postponed elections, and an influx of misinformation and disinformation.

11:00am ONLINE EVENT

Fri, May 8, 2020

US-EU at 70: The way forward

ONLINE EVENT – May 9 marks the 70th anniversary of the Schuman Declaration, which proposed the creation of the European Coal and Steel Community and began Europe’s path toward integration. The US has supported the European project from its earliest conception, and from the beginning, Europe has been its political, economic, and security partner of first resort. As internal and external forces challenge the relationship, our panel of experts explores the triumphs of the US-EU partnership and the solutions to the challenges that the next 70 years may bring.

10:00am ONLINE EVENT

Wed, Apr 8, 2020

“We must unite our forces and stick to our fundamental values” during coronavirus crisis, EU commissioner says.

“The European Commission has acted faster and stronger than anyone expected,” on coronavirus, according to European Commissioner for Home Affairs Ylva Johansson.

Event Recap by Paul Cormarie

Coronavirus Digital Policy

Tue, Apr 7, 2020

EU’s response to cybercrime in the context of COVID-19

ONLINE EVENT – An interview with Her Excellency Ylva Johansson, European Commissioner for Home Affairs on how the EU is handling cybercrime in the context of the current global crisis.

11:00am ONLINE EVENT

Thu, Apr 2, 2020

Central European economic policy response to COVID-19

The Atlantic Council, in partnership with GLOBSEC, brings together economists and experts from Central and Eastern Europe to provide their analysis of the current economic impact of coronavirus on the region and their recommendations on building a strategy of economic resilience in the midst of this global crisis.

9:00am ONLINE EVENT

Wed, Mar 11, 2020

The EU and the impact of the Coronavirus

Rachel Donadio, Contributing Writer at the Atlantic Magazine, Nathalie Tocci, Director of the Institute of International Affairs in Rome, and Giovanna De Maio, visiting fellow at the Center on the United States and Europe at the Brookings Institution share their perspectives on the current state of the COVID-19 crisis on the European continent, Italy’s response to the crisis, and its political and economic implications for the European Union.

11:30am Washington DC

Fri, Mar 6, 2020

France in Europe: A conversation with Amélie de Montchalin, French Minister of State for European Affairs

Amélie de Montchalin, French Minister of State for European Affairs, addresses France’s European priorities, with special focus on the current negotiations with the UK, the reform of the enlargement process, and President Macron’s vision for the EU in 2020 and beyond.

11:30am Washington DC

Wed, Mar 4, 2020

Completing Europe: Central Europe, the Three Seas Initiative and the future of the transatlantic relationship

President Kaljulaid addresses the future of Central Europe’s role in the transatlantic relationship, the growing economic opportunities present in Central Europe, the important role the region plays in the West’s efforts to grapple with the challenges of great power competition, and the steps that need to be taken to complete the vision of Europe that is undivided, free, and secure.

10:30am Washington D.C.

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Tue, Jun 16, 2020

European Leadership and the Corona Crisis: Geopolitical Effects on Northern Europe

On June 15, 2020, the Atlantic Council Northern Europe Office in cooperation with the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) Nordic Office, organized a seminar on the topic of ”European Leadership and the Corona Crisis: Geopolitical Effects on Northern Europe”. The public seminar was attended by experts from all around Europe, representing parliaments, governmental institutions, political parties, think-tanks and […]

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Coronavirus Europe & Eurasia

Fri, May 29, 2020

Evolving through crisis: European leadership in the light of COVID-19

The Atlantic Council’s Northern Europe office convened a seminar on lessons learned from the early phases of the pandemic for European and transatlantic leadership.

Event Recap by Elin Schiffer

Coronavirus Economy & Business

Wed, Apr 8, 2020

“We must unite our forces and stick to our fundamental values” during coronavirus crisis, EU commissioner says.

“The European Commission has acted faster and stronger than anyone expected,” on coronavirus, according to European Commissioner for Home Affairs Ylva Johansson.

Event Recap by Paul Cormarie

Coronavirus Digital Policy

Fri, Dec 6, 2019

Digital Policy Simulation – Paris, Berlin

On Tuesday, November 19, the Atlantic Council’s Transatlantic Digital Marketplace Initiative organized a running of its Digital Policy simulation in Paris. This was co-organized with the Institut Montaigne, and hosted at Linedata Services. Institut Montaigne recruited about 20 players, a mix of tech and cybersecurity experts and national security analysts. On Thursday, November 21, the […]

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Digital Policy European Union

Fri, Oct 18, 2019

A Conversation about the Transatlantic Relationship and Foreign Policy Tools with French MP Roland Lescure

On October 18, 2019, the Atlantic Council’s Global Business & Economics Program and Future Europe Initiative hosted a roundtable conversation with Roland Lescure, Chair of the Economic Affairs Committee in the French parliament and representative for the French living in North America. The discussion focused on the transatlantic economic relationship and future growth prospects for […]

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Economy & Business Europe & Eurasia

Tue, Oct 8, 2019

Securing Northern Europe

On September 20, 2019, the Atlantic Council Northern Europe organized a seminar highlighting the launch of a new issue brief titled ‘Securing Northern Europe: Toward A Comprehensive Approach’. Director for Northern Europe Anna Wieslander and Project Assistant Elin Schiffer presented the report for an audience consisting of invited members of parliament, civil servants, foreign diplomats […]

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Northern Europe

Thu, Mar 28, 2019

Seminar on fighting disinformation by democratic means

The seminar brought together journalists, academic experts, civil society and representatives of government and organizations to discuss the challenge presented by disinformation and different ways to improve resilience ahead of a string of elections in Europe during 2019.

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Disinformation Northern Europe

Tue, Feb 19, 2019

Seminar: Disinformation in electoral contexts

On February 19, 2019, the Atlantic Council in cooperation with the Embassy of Sweden in Vilnius organized a seminar on the threats of disinformation in electoral contexts. Information influence campaigns presenting challenges or threats to public elections are an increasing concern in Sweden, Lithuania and the rest of the EU. Sweden and Lithuania, both being […]

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Disinformation European Union

Tue, Dec 11, 2018

Conference on the European defense and security dimension in Northern Europe

On December 11, 2018, the Atlantic Council Northern Europe Office and the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, in collaboration with the Latvian Embassy in Sweden, organized a high-level, public international conference on ’The European Defence and Security Dimension in Northern Europe’. The conference brought together policy experts, academic researchers, representatives of government and organizations and media from a significant […]

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Defense Policy NATO

Thu, Dec 6, 2018

Seminar on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of NATO

On December 6 the Atlantic Council Northern Europe Office, in cooperation with the Embassy of the Republic of Poland in Stockholm, organized a seminar titled ”NATO at 70: How to Navigate in A Turbulent World”. The seminar was attended by experts representing both Swedish governmental institutions, the Stockholm diplomatic corps, and think-tanks.  The closed half-day […]

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NATO Northern Europe