Politics & Diplomacy

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  • Implementing the US International Cyberspace and Digital Policy Strategy

    IMPLEMENTING THE US INTERNATIONAL CYBERSPACE AND DIGITAL POLICY STRATEGY - On behalf of the Atlantic Council’s tech programs, including the Cyber Statecraft Initiative, the Democracy + Tech Initiative, and GeoTech Center, please join us for a panel discussion on the US International Cyberspace an...

  • Unpacking Xi’s visit to Europe

    A NEW CHARM OFFENSIVE? UNPACKING XI’S VISIT TO EUROPE - The European Union describes China as a three-part “partner for cooperation, an economic competitor and a systemic rival.” Now, growing concerns in Europe over strategic dependencies on China, Europe’s vulnerability to economic coercion, and...

  • UK Shadow Foreign Secretary David Lammy on Labour’s foreign policy

    UK SHADOW FOREIGN SECRETARY DAVID LAMMY ON LABOUR’S FOREIGN POLICY - Britain and its partners, including the United States and Europe, together will need to address generation-defining challenges to the international system, including from wars of revisionism by Russia, greater confrontation with...

  • Arab women ambassadors shaping diplomacy

    ARAB WOMEN AMBASSADORS SHAPING DIPLOMACY: CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES - Historically, international diplomacy has been predominantly male-dominated despite the indispensable role women have played in strengthening foreign relations, sustaining universal peace and guaranteeing the protection of h...

  • CEO Scott Nathan on DFC’s work on energy security and other priorities

    CEO SCOTT NATHAN ON DFC’S WORK ON ENERGY SECURITY AND OTHER STRATEGIC PRIORITIES - In 2018, the US Congress passed the Better Utilization of Investment Leading to Development (BUILD) Act to boost US economic engagement in emerging economies, reinforce national security, and advance foreign-policy...

  • European Commission Vice-President Věra Jourová

    A CONVERSATION WITH EUROPEAN COMMISSION VICE-PRESIDENT VĚRA JOUROVÁ - 2024 is a historic year of elections with 83 elections taking place in 78 countries, including the European Parliament elections in June, and the US presidential elections in November. As technology rapidly evolves and election...

  • Report launch: The politics of Putin’s inner circle

    REPORT LAUNCH | ALL THE AUTOCRAT’S MEN: THE COURT POLITICS OF PUTIN’S INNER CIRCLE - There was very little suspense surrounding Russia’s presidential election this month. As expected, Vladimir Putin won win a fifth term as Kremlin leader.

    The latest report in the Atlantic Council’s Russia Tomorr...

  • Latvia's prime minister on the transatlantic alliance in the Baltic region

    PRIME MINISTER EVIKA SILIŅA DISCUSSES HER VISION FOR THE TRANSATLANTIC ALLIANCE AND LATVIA’S ROLE IN THE BALTIC REGION AND BEYOND - The Atlantic Council hosted an #ACFrontPage conversation featuring Latvian Prime Minister Evika Siliņa. The prime minister explored Latvia’s role in transatlantic af...

  • Addressing the unjust political imprisonment of women

    COURAGE TO SEEK JUSTICE: ADDRESSING THE UNJUST POLITICAL IMPRISONMENT OF WOMEN - The Atlantic Council and the US Department of State’s Secretary’s Office of Global Women’s Issues co-hosted a public panel discussion featuring 2024 International Women of Courage award recipients from Cuba, Burma, a...

  • Inside Afghanistan's gender apartheid

    Listen as women reveal the impact of the Taliban's oppressive decrees.

    Since retaking Afghanistan in August 2021, the Taliban has issued dozens of repressive decrees designed to systematically oppress the women and girls of the country. In this video, you can hear directly from Afghans on the pr...

  • The state of democracy in Africa

    THE STATE OF DEMOCRACY IN AFRICA - With over twenty elections expected across the African continent this year, democracy is on the ballot in 2024. Over the past four years, Africa has seen coups and military transitions across Gabon, Niger, Burkina Faso, Chad, Guinea, Sudan, Mali and Sudan. These...

  • A conversation with Maria Corina Machado

    VOICES OF CHANGE: A CONVERSATION WITH MARIA CORINA MACHADO - Maria Corina Machado is a Venezuelan opposition politician and presidential candidate who will represent her party, Vente Venezuela, in Venezuela’s opposition primary elections on October 22.

    Maria Corina’s leadership and widespread s...

  • Redefining US strategy with Latin America and the Caribbean

    REDEFINING US STRATEGY WITH LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN FOR A NEW ERA - Join the Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center (AALAC) and Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security (SCSS) for a conversation on the future of the United States’ partnership with Latin America and the Caribbean. This even...

  • A conversation with Minister of Foreign Affairs of Poland Radosław Sikorski

    A CONVERSATION WITH MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS OF POLAND RADOSŁAW SIKORSKI - Please join the Atlantic Council’s Europe Center for a keynote address and fireside chat with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Poland Radosław Sikorski.

    In the two years since Russia’s brutal full-sc...

  • Black voices in international policy with Amb. Bonnie Jenkins

    THE FUTURE OF BLACK VOICES IN INTERNATIONAL POLICY WITH AMB. BONNIE JENKINS - Since its founding, the Atlantic Council’s mission has been driven towards inclusion: helping Americans understand that they are part of a broader international community. This Black History Month, the Atlantic Council ...

  • Pakistan’s political economy after elections

    PAKISTAN’S POLITICAL ECONOMY AFTER ELECTIONS - Explore the dynamic political economy of Pakistan after the February 8 elections with the Atlantic Council South Asia Center’s Pakistan Initiative. Gain insights from a panel of distinguished experts, moderated by Uzair Younus, as they delve into the...

  • Report launch: Five scenarios for Russia’s future

    REPORT LAUNCH: FIVE SCENARIOS FOR RUSSIA’S FUTURE - Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine has reverberated around the world, challenging many preconceived notions about Russia and the global order. Moscow’s war has sparked debate about the future of Ukraine, NATO, and Western institutions, but ...

  • Qatar’s PM on regional de-escalation, war in Gaza, and US-Qatar relations

    QATAR’S PRIME MINISTER ON REGIONAL DE-ESCALATION, WAR IN GAZA, AND US-QATAR RELATIONS - With the continuing conflict between Israel and Hamas and the looming threat of a broader regional war, the Atlantic Council hosted an #ACFrontPage conversation featuring Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman bin Ja...

  • A discussion with Commissioner Thierry Breton

    ADAPTING OUR DEFENSE CAPACITIES TO A CHANGING WORLD: A DISCUSSION WITH COMMISSIONER THIERRY BRETON - Since Russia’s illegal invasion of Ukraine, the European Union and the United States have provided steadfast support for Ukraine, delivering unprecedented and world-leading levels of military, hum...

  • Are Russia and North Korea forming a new arsenal of autocracy?

    Russian President Vladimir Putin opened 2024 with a barrage of airstrikes across Ukraine using a mixture of missiles and Iranian-made Shahed drones. The attack included the unwelcome addition of North Korean-supplied short-range ballistic missiles, a worrying development confirmed by both Washing...

  • What's on the EU agenda for 2024?

    WHAT’S ON THE EU AGENDA FOR 2024? - 2024 will be a year of elections and change on both sides of the Atlantic. At the European level, citizens across the Union will vote for a new European Parliament in June, which will lead to the appointment of a new European Commission for the next five years....

  • Cross-strait seminar: Taiwan relations with Central and Eastern Europe

    Please join the Atlantic Council’s Indo-Pacific Security Initiative (IPSI), housed in the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security, for a virtual seminar on Central and Eastern European relations with Taiwan, just ahead of the 2024 presidential elections in Taiwan.

    An expert panel of speakers ...

  • President Isaac Herzog on the Israel-Hamas War and its impact on policy

    PRESIDENT ISAAC HERZOG ON THE ISRAEL-HAMAS WAR AND ITS IMPACT ON DOMESTIC AND FOREIGN POLICY - Please join us for an #ACFrontPage conversation with Israeli President Isaac Herzog on the October 7 Hamas attack and subsequent war in Gaza. The president will offer his perspective on military progres...

  • Unlocking Kosovo’s Euro-Atlantic and development perspective

    GETTING BACK ON TRACK: UNLOCKING KOSOVO’S EURO-ATLANTIC AND DEVELOPMENT PERSPECTIVE - Please join the Atlantic Council in Turkey and Europe Center for a special virtual event launching a new Atlantic Council report: “Getting Back on Track: Unlocking Kosovo’s Euro-Atlantic and Development Perspect...