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Mon, Apr 22, 2019

The future of Afghanistan: ongoing negotiations and the role of regional partners

On Monday April 22, the Atlantic Council’s South Asia Center hosted a panel discussion on the Afghanistan peace negotiations. The panel was moderated by the South Asia Center’s Nonresident Senior Fellow Fatemeh Aman and focused on the role of regional powers helping to secure stability and peace. Daud Khattak, Senior Editor of Radio Mashaal, outlined […]

Event Recap by Sahir Amlani

Afghanistan India

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.

Event Recap by Global Business & Economics

Economy & Business South Asia

Tue, Jan 15, 2019

Atlantic Council South Asia Center ten year anniversary reception

On Wednesday, January 9th, the Atlantic Council’s South Asia Center hosted a reception commemorating the Ten-Year anniversary of the Center. The occasion was marked by a ceremony honoring Shuja Nawaz, founding director of the South Asia Center and current Distinguished Fellow.  Bharath Gopalaswamy, Director of the South Asia Center, began the ceremony with welcoming remarks. […]

Event Recap by Sahir Amlani

Thu, Jul 19, 2018

Oil and Iran: How renewed sanctions will affect Iran and world markets

On July 18, the Atlantic Council’s Future of Iran Initiative in the South Asia Center, Global Energy Center, and Global Business & Economics Program co-hosted a panel discussion on the likelihood and effect of renewed US sanctions on Iran.

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Economic Sanctions Economy & Business

Thu, Mar 1, 2018

Afghanistan: Assessing progress and prospects for regional connectivity

Over the last three years, there has been enormous progress reached in the areas of regional connectivity in South Asia. Given Afghanistan’s geographic status as a land bridge between Central Asia and South Asia, and a catalyst for bulk energy transfers between these regions, it is possible that it can also serve a major role […]

Event Recap by Nidhi Upadhyaya

Afghanistan

Thu, Nov 30, 2017

Nuclear strategy and security in the second nuclear age conference

The Atlantic Council’s South Asia Center hosted its first ‘Nuclear Strategy and Security in the Second Nuclear Age Conference’ on November 16 and 17, 2017 in Washington, DC. The conference brought together experts, officials, and leaders from across the world and multiple international organizations with the aim of understanding the emergence of Asia as the […]

Event Recap by Masoud Mostajabi

Mon, Nov 6, 2017

Unlocking US- India trade potential conference

The Atlantic Council’s South Asia Center hosted the “Unlocking US-India Trade Potential Conference” in Bengaluru, India from November 6-8, 2017. This conference, launched in partnership with the US Consulate, Chennai, the Federation of Karnataka Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FKCCI), US-India Strategic Partnership Forum (USISPF), the Indo-American Chamber of Commerce (IACC), and the Takshashila Institution, […]

Event Recap by Nidhi Upadhyaya

India Trade

Wed, Sep 13, 2017

Dialogue with Congressman Ro Khanna

On September 13th 2017, the South Asia Center at the Atlantic Council hosted a dialogue with Congressman Ro Khanna on his proposed bill centered on reforming the H-1B and L-1 visas for high skilled workers in the U.S. In addition to the central topic, Congressman Khanna discussed his views on broader immigration trends, the Trump […]

Event Recap by Aditya Ramachandran

South Asia

Mon, Aug 21, 2017

ISIS in South Asia: options and ways to respond

On August 21st 2017, the South Asia Center at the Atlantic Council hosted a panel discussion on the inroads made by The Islamic State of Iraq and Al Sham (ISIS) into South Asia. The panel discussed how ISIS operates as a group, how it impacts the states that make up South Asia internally, and how […]

Event Recap by Aditya Ramachandran

Terrorism

Mon, Jul 24, 2017

Media diplomacy: challenging the Indo-Pak narrative

On July 24, 2017, the South Asia Center hosted a discussion on the role of media in fostering relations between India and Pakistan. Senator Mushahid Hussain, Member of the Pakistani Senate and Former Minister of Information and Media Broadcasting, and India’s Former Minister of Information and Broadcasting Manish Tewari discussed the role of journalists and […]

Event Recap by Trevor Cloen

India Media