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  • IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva on the global economy

    IMF MANAGING DIRECTOR KRISTALINA GEORGIEVA ON THE STATE OF THE GLOBAL ECONOMY - Join us virtually for an #ACFrontPage conversation featuring Kristalina Georgieva, managing director of the International Monetary Fund. Georgieva will join the Atlantic Council one week before the world’s finance min...

  • IMF-World Bank Week at the Atlantic Council

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    The Atlantic Council hosts a series of special events with finance ministers and central bank governors from around the globe during the 2024 Spring Meetings of the World Bank and International Monetary Fund (IMF).

  • Are capitalism and climate progress compatible?

    ARE CAPITALISM AND CLIMATE PROGRESS COMPATIBLE? - Climate change, along with its implications for health and critical infrastructure, are reshaping quality of life and the environment across the globe. The debate around the most impactful ways to adapt to and mitigate against these changes and wh...

  • The growing role of the private sector in international space collaboration

    THE GROWING ROLE OF THE PRIVATE SECTOR IN INTERNATIONAL SPACE COLLABORATION - By the end of the decade, the global space economy is set to reach $1 trillion. The massive growth in the space economy has not only come from legacy spacefaring governments, but a rise in successful commercial ventures...

  • China’s economic statecraft in a Taiwan crisis

    RETALIATION AND RESILIENCE: CHINA’S ECONOMIC STATECRAFT IN A TAIWAN CRISIS - Over the past two years, Beijing has watched carefully as Western allies have deployed unprecedented economic statecraft against Russia. In June 2023, we analyzed possible G7 economic actions against China in the event o...

  • Guarantees for climate finance in the World Bank-IMF agenda

    GUARANTEES FOR CLIMATE FINANCE IN THE WORLD BANK-IMF AGENDA - Please join the Atlantic Council’s Global Energy Center and GeoEconomics Center for a discussion on mobilizing private investment in climate mitigation and adaptation in the Global South.

    Speakers explore how public and private secto...

  • Under Secretary Brian Nelson on reforms to curb dirty money flows in the US

    UNDER SECRETARY BRIAN NELSON ON KEY REFORMS TO CURB DIRTY MONEY FLOWS IN THE US - The Atlantic Council’s Economic Statecraft Initiative within the GeoEconomics Center hosted a conversation featuring Brian Nelson, Treasury’s Under Secretary for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence—on regulatory re...

  • Maroš Šefčovič on US-EU collaborations towards a transatlantic green marketplace

    MAROŠ ŠEFČOVIČ ON US-EU COLLABORATION TOWARDS A TRANSATLANTIC GREEN MARKETPLACE - The Atlantic Council hosts an #ACFrontPage conversation featuring H.E. Maroš Šefčovič—the executive vice-president of the European Commission for the European Green Deal—on ways to boost US-EU cooperation on the gre...

  • Gina Raimondo and Margrethe Vestager on US-EU economic ties

    GINA RAIMONDO AND MARGRETHE VESTAGER ON THE FUTURE OF US-EU ECONOMIC TIES - The Atlantic Council hosted an #ACFrontPage conversation featuring Gina Raimondo, US Secretary of Commerce and Margrethe Vestager, Executive Vice President of the European Commission for a Europe Fit for the Digital Age. ...

  • Industry Minister Víctor Bisonó on the Dominican Republic’s economy

    INDUSTRY MINISTER VÍCTOR BISONÓ ON THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC’S ECONOMIC GROWTH AND RESILIENCE - As the Dominican Republic prepares to host the IDB annual meeting and the sixth Energy and Climate Partnership of the Americas (ECPA) Ministerial Meetings in March and the tenth Summit of the Americas in ...

  • How can rare earths help Central Asia’s energy transition?

    The development of many new technologies, particularly those crucial to the global energy transition, is dependent on rare earth elements (REEs), which has set off a global race to acquire them. With China holding a near monopoly on refining and mining REEs, assertive Chinese foreign policy has a...

  • Reimagining global economic governance

    Please join the GeoEconomics Center to launch new research as part of the inaugural Bretton Woods 2.0 Fellowship. This Fellowship aims to cultivate a new generation of economists to help reimagine the shape of the international financial system. The goal of the project is to deliver a blueprint f...

  • Beyond the soft landing: The global economy in 2024

    One year ago, many economists were convinced the US was headed for a mild recession, Europe would face a deeper one, and China would enjoy a robust rebound.

    What a difference a year can make.

    In the Eurozone recession was avoided, in the US a soft landing is in sight, and today China is struggl...

  • Hung Tran on US Crypto Regulation and Impacts on the Global Financial System

    HUNG TRAN DISCUSSES US CRYPTO REGULATION AND ITS IMPACTS ON THE GLOBAL FINANCIAL SYSTEM - Watch key moments from the Atlantic Council GeoEconomics Center and Digital Dollar Project Exploring Central Bank Digital Currency conference, including remarks from digital assets experts, technology provid...

  • Martin Mühleisen Analyzes the Evolving Financial Technology Ecosystem

    MARTIN MÜHLEISEN ANALYZES THE EVOLVING FINANCIAL TECHNOLOGY ECOSYSTEM - Watch key moments from the Atlantic Council GeoEconomics Center and Digital Dollar Project Exploring Central Bank Digital Currency conference, including remarks from digital assets experts, technology providers, and governmen...

  • Carole House on Standardization and Collaboration for Digital Assets

    CAROLE HOUSE ON STANDARDIZATION AND COLLABORATION FOR DIGITAL ASSETS - Watch key moments from the Atlantic Council GeoEconomics Center and Digital Dollar Project Exploring Central Bank Digital Currency conference, including remarks from digital assets experts, technology providers, and government...

  • Debating the dollar: Who wants it, who doesn’t, and what comes next

    DEBATING THE DOLLAR: WHO WANTS IT, WHO DOESN’T, AND WHAT COMES NEXT - Many countries around the world are reportedly pursuing efforts to “de-dollarize” and some have argued for a new financial architecture that bypasses or replaces the US & dollar-led system. China is particularly interested in e...

  • Highlights from Atlantic Council at IMF-World Bank Annual Meetings in Marrakesh

    HIGHLIGHTS ATLANTIC COUNCIL AT IMF-WORLD BANK ANNUAL MEETINGS IN MARRAKESH - Watch key moments from Marrakesh, Morocco with over a dozen finance ministers and central bank governors during from the Atlantic Council’s live studio inside the IMF-World Bank official venue.

    Watch our coverage from t...

  • Highlights from Exploring Central Bank Digital Currency Conference

    HIGHLIGHTS FROM EXPLORING CENTRAL BANK DIGITAL CURRENCY CONFERENCE - Watch key moments from the Atlantic Council GeoEconomics Center and Digital Dollar Project Exploring Central Bank Digital Currency conference, including remarks from digital assets experts, technology providers, and governments ...

  • Exploring central bank digital currency

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    EXPLORING CENTRAL BANK DIGITAL CURRENCY: EVALUATING CHALLENGES & DEVELOPING INTERNATIONAL STANDARDS - The Atlantic Council’s GeoEconomics Center and the Digital Dollar Project hosted a first-of-its-kind convening of leaders from international financial institutions, central banks, businesses, tec...

  • The challenge of Taiwan’s economic ties to China

    RELYING ON OLD ENEMIES: THE CHALLENGE OF TAIWAN’S ECONOMIC TIES TO CHINA - Please join the Atlantic Council’s Global China Hub and GeoEconomics Center for the virtual launch of Jeremy Mark and Niels Graham’s new report, “Relying on Old Enemies: The Challenge of Taiwan’s Economic Ties to China”.

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  • 2023 US-Caribbean Banking Forum

    THE 2023 US-CARIBBEAN BANKING FORUM: SHAPING THE NEXT DECADE OF REGIONAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT - As the Caribbean faces a myriad of crises—from climate change to financial de-risking and high import costs—economic growth in the region needs a boost. Addressing challenges requires access to global ...

  • The third-party problem: Countering sanctions circumvention

    THE THIRD-PARTY PROBLEM: COUNTERING SANCTIONS CIRCUMVENTION - In response to the Russian full-scale invasion of Ukraine in February 2022, the European Union (EU) in close coordination with its like-minded partners and allies has imposed unprecedented sanctions. To date, eleven packages have been ...

  • Public trust in digital infrastructure

    PUBLIC TRUST IN DIGITAL INFRASTRUCTURE - This panel explores the role of ecosystem design, regulation, and technology in financial inclusion, as well as the role of multilateral institutions such as the IMF and World Bank in fostering the public/private and cross-jurisdictional collaboration nec...