Apr 18, 2023
MacroMENA promotes research and contributes to public policy formulation in the area of economic growth in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, with a focus on sustainability, inclusivity, and gender equality. We work closely with multiple teams across the Atlantic Council, and collaborate with various international organizations to shed light on the economies of the MENA region and propose targeted policy solutions amidst the highly volatile and fast-changing global economy.
Jan 6, 2022
The WIn Fellowship, a collaboration between the Atlantic Council and Georgetown University, delivers a fully sponsored year-long program that includes a tailored executive education program by Georgetown University, mentoring, and networking opportunities with leading US and MENA business executives, government officials, and policy experts, and workshops with leading experts to advance government and business policies that increase women’s economic participation.
Projects and Trackers
RECENT COMMENTARY & ANALYSIS
MENASource May 25, 2023
Developing countries need a loss and damage fund for climate change. How can COP28 make it happen?
By Lama El Hatow
A L&D fund is the last lifeboat for these countries after decades of struggle to achieve some form of global climate justice.
MENASource May 3, 2023
Modernizing MENA education: How to close the career success gap
By Nibras Basitkey
The education systems in the MENA region are failing to keep pace with the rapidly evolving labor market, which is increasingly characterized by emerging technologies, innovation, and entrepreneurship.
Experts & Staff
empowerME at the Atlantic Council’s Rafik Hariri Center for the Middle East is shaping solutions to empower entrepreneurs, women, and youth and building coalitions of public and private partnerships to drive regional economic integration, prosperity, and job creation.