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Fri, Sep 17, 2021

Reloading Ukraine’s corporate governance reforms

Ukraine's corporate governance reforms have come under scrutiny this year following controversial developments at Naftogaz. Can new legislation get this important reform initiative back on track?

UkraineAlert by Iaroslav Zhelezniak, Andriy Boytsun, Oleksandr Lysenko

Economy & Business Fiscal and Structural Reform

Fri, Sep 17, 2021

Global Sanctions Dashboard: Summer Edition

The Global Sanctions Dashboard aims to inform economic statecraft policies by analyzing sanctions globally and identifying trends across lists in partnership with Castellum.AI.

EconoGraphics by Julia Friedlander, Michael Albanese and Castellum.AI

Afghanistan Belarus

Fri, Sep 17, 2021

How Russia made Apple and Google complicit in its internet crackdown

Just as voting opened in Russia, Apple and Google deleted an app from their stores published by Alexei Navalny's team designed to deliver candidate recommendations. Here's why that signals an international problem.

New Atlanticist by Dylan Myles-Primakoff, Justin Sherman

Cybersecurity Elections

Thu, Sep 16, 2021

Why Ukraine’s Olympic bid could be a very smart move

President Zelenskyy has set his sights on bringing the Winter Olympics to Ukraine. For a country seeking to emerge from international obscurity, hosting the Olympics offers a range of exciting opportunities.

UkraineAlert by Peter Dickinson

Resilience & Society Ukraine

Thu, Sep 16, 2021

Kroenig discusses AUKUS agreement on BBC World News

On September 16, BBC World News interviewed Matthew Kroenig about the new AUKUS security partnership between Australia, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Kroenig argued that the partnership is important for deterring or defending against a Chinese attack in the Indo-Pacific. He also noted that AUKUS signals that democracies can work together to address […]

In the News by Atlantic Council

Australia China

Thu, Sep 16, 2021

America must lead the international response to Russia’s human rights crisis

US President Joe Biden took an important step in Geneva towards supporting Russian human rights defenders. America must now follow this up with concrete action to punish Moscow's abuses.

UkraineAlert by Dave Elseroad

Human Rights Russia

Thu, Sep 16, 2021

What these Russian elections will reveal about the Kremlin’s power

They're the last big test for the Kremlin before the 2024 presidential election.

New Atlanticist by Brian Whitmore

Civil Society Democratic Transitions

Thu, Sep 16, 2021

FAST THINKING: Can Australian nuclear subs help corner China?

What impact will this deal have on competition with China? What about the allies left high and dry? Our experts emerged from the deep with the answers.

Fast Thinking by Atlantic Council

Australia China

Thu, Sep 16, 2021

International corporate tax reform: Transatlantic cooperation after the OECD-deal

As the Biden administration targets tax avoidance, a joint Europe Center-German Council on Foreign Relations report argues the Biden administration will have to rely especially on its partners across the Atlantic to close loopholes and ensure an effective framework on global taxation.

Report by Ben Judah and Shahin Vallée

Economy & Business European Union

Wed, Sep 15, 2021

Experts React: The US, UK, and Australia struck a nuclear submarine deal. What does it mean?

The pact, known as AUKUS, is a clear challenge to China in the Indo-Pacific and a deepening of military ties among close allies of more than a century.

New Atlanticist by Atlantic Council

Australia Defense Industry

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Tue, Sep 21, 2021

A conversation with European Commissioner for the Internal Market Thierry Breton

Online Event AN #ACFRONTPAGE EVENT – European Commissioner for the Internal Market Thierry Breton discusses COVID-19 and the EU’s digital and industrial policy agendas.

11:15am Digital Policy Economy & Business European Union Politics & Diplomacy

Thu, Sep 23, 2021

Virtual fireside chat with Frans Timmermans: The European Union’s new path forward on climate

Online Event The Global Energy Center hosts Frans Timmermans, European Commission Executive Vice-President for the European Green Deal, to discuss the European Union’s proposals on climate, energy, transport, and taxation policies and global climate ambition ahead of COP26.

11:00am Energy & Environment European Union

Fri, Sep 24, 2021

How can Europe escape Gazprom’s gas grip?

Online Event In recent months, Russian state-owned gas company Gazprom has used the Biden administration’s acquiescence to Nord Stream 2 to squeeze European energy markets. With the winter heating season soon approaching, is the Kremlin trying to spark an energy crisis in Europe?

11:00am Eastern Europe Geopolitics & Energy Security International Markets Oil and Gas