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Fri, Aug 2, 2019

Transatlantic Trade Update with Dan Mullaney, Assistant US Trade Representative for Europe and the Middle East

Transatlantic Trade Update with Dan Mullaney, Assistant US Trade Representative for Europe and the Middle East

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Economy & Business European Union

Tue, Jul 16, 2019

Libra: Balancing Risks and Opportunities

Facebook has disclosed its plans to launch the ambitious new digital currency, Libra, in the first half of 2020. Operating on a version of blockchain, Libra hopes to become a widely adopted payment method, supported by Facebook’s 2.4 bn users and a coalition of global corporations including Uber, Visa, and Spotify that form the Libra Association.

Event Recap by Global Business & Economics Program

Economic Sanctions Economy & Business

Tue, Jul 2, 2019

20 Years in the making: Mercosur-European Union reach trade deal

Days after the announcement of the Mercosur-European Union trade deal, the Atlantic Council’s Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center partnered with the Global Business and Economics Program and the Future Europe Initiative for a conference call to discuss the details and implications of the momentous agreement. A byproduct of two decades of discussions and forty rounds […]

Event Recap by Bryan Wilensky

Brazil Economy & Business

Tue, Jun 11, 2019

Sanctions Lunch with Brian Hook: Prospects for the United States’ Maximum Pressure Campaign on Iran

On June 11, the Atlantic Council’s Global Business & Economics Program’s Economic Sanctions Initiative hosted a roundtable discussion on the prospects of the United States’ maximum pressure campaign on Iran, featuring Brian Hook, US Special Representative for Iran and Senior Policy Advisor to the Secretary of State.

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Economic Sanctions Economy & Business

Tue, Jun 11, 2019

Earl Anthony Wayne testifies before the Senate Caucus on International Narcotics Control on combating drug trafficking

Watch the full testimony here

Testimony by Nicole Meir

Mon, Jun 10, 2019

Transatlantic Ties After the EU Elections: Prospects for Transatlantic Cooperation in Trade and Sanctions

On June 10, the Atlantic Council’s Global Business & Economics Program’s and Future Europe Initiative hosted a roundtable discussion on the current state and the future of transatlantic ties featuring Caroline Vicini, Deputy Head of the EU Delegation to the United States. The event also served as a farewell to Ms. Vicini, who after several years of distinguished leadership in her current position will be soon leaving Washington, DC.

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Economic Sanctions Economy & Business

Fri, May 3, 2019

Strengthening the Global Trading Architecture

On May 3, the Atlantic Council’s Global Business and Economics Program’s EuroGrowth Initiative hosted a roundtable discussion on the future of the global trading architecture featuring Ambassador Alan Wm. Wolff, Deputy Director-General of the World Trade Organization (WTO).

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Economy & Business Trade

Fri, Apr 12, 2019

Under Pressure: The Squeezed Middle Class

On April 12, the Atlantic Council’s Global Business and Economics Program’s Inclusive Growth Initiative hosted a roundtable discussion on the future of the middle class in the US and other advanced economies. The event served to present a highly anticipated report by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).

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Economy & Business Inclusive Growth

Thu, Apr 11, 2019

Financial Inclusion to Financial Sustainability – Empowering women in South Asia and Across the World

On April 11th, the Atlantic Council’s Global Business & Economics Program and South Asia Center partnered with the Grameen Foundation India and the NGO Committee on Financing for Development to host a panel discussion titled Financial Inclusion to Financial Sustainability – Empowering women in South Asia and Across the World as part of the World Bank’s Civil Society Policy Forum Spring 2019.

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Economy & Business South Asia

Fri, Mar 1, 2019

Building a Capable State: Ukraine Reforms Architecture

On March 1st, the Atlantic Council’s Global Business & Economics Program’s EuroGrowth Initiative, together with the Atlantic Council’s Eurasia Center co-hosted a discussion on the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development’s (EBRD) efforts to promote ambitious reforms of the Ukrainian economy.

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Economy & Business Europe & Eurasia