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Previous guests have included: President Isaac Herzog of Israel, Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki of Poland, President Iván Duque of Colombia, Interim President Juan Guaidó of Venezuela, and IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva.
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USAID Administrator Samantha Power on advancing LGBTQI+ inclusive development
AN #ACFRONTPAGE EVENT – A conversation on the United States’ efforts to advance global LGBTQI+ human rights and USAID’s commitment to global inclusion.
Securing Ukraine’s future in NATO with Anders Fogh Rasmussen and Andriy Yermak
AN #ACFRONTPAGE EVENT – A conversation on Western efforts to establish security guarantees for Ukraine and strategies to prepare for a productive NATO Summit in July.
Woman, Life, Freedom: Eight months of ongoing protests in Iran
AN #ACFRONTPAGE EVENT – An in-depth conversation examining the ongoing anti-government protests in Iran following the murder of 22-year-old Mahsa Jina Amini, and the decades-long fight for gender equality and social justice in the country.
A conversation with UK Foreign Secretary James Cleverly
AN #ACFRONTPAGE EVENT – UK Foreign Secretary James Cleverly joined the Atlantic Council for a discussion on the United Kingdom’s role in an increasingly adversarial world.
A conversation with Prime Minister of Poland Mateusz Morawiecki
AN #ACFRONTPAGE EVENT – Prime Minister of Poland Mateusz Morawiecki discussed the outlook from Warsaw on the geopolitical rewiring of Europe.
Special event with President of the World Bank Group David Malpass
AN #ACFRONTPAGE EVENT – Malpass shared his vision for how the World Bank Group can respond to global challenges and help foster inclusive growth around the world.
A conversation with Executive Vice-President Margrethe Vestager
AN #ACFRONTPAGE EVENT – Executive Vice-President of the European Commission Margrethe Vestager discussed how Europe is addressing the geopolitical moment and its economic challenges.
A conversation with Prime Minister of Croatia Andrej Plenković
AN #ACFRONTPAGE EVENT—Plenković joined the Atlantic Council to share his perspective on the implications of Russia’s war in Ukraine for Europe and the Western Balkans, Croatia’s foreign-policy objectives, its entry into the eurozone and the Schengen area, and how his country’s Euro-Atlantic journey can serve as a source of inspiration for the Western Balkan countries and Ukraine.
A conversation with TotalEnergies Chairman and CEO Patrick Pouyanné
AN #ACFRONTPAGE EVENT – TotalEnergies Chairman and CEO, Patrick Pouyanné, joined the Atlantic Council to discuss industry’s role in an inclusive and sustainable energy transition.
Top media coverage
Biden faces a relieved but cautious Europe
In remarks aired Thursday during a dialogue with the Atlantic Council, French President Emmanuel Macron cheered Biden’s arrival, but emphasized his vision of “European sovereignty,” where the continent takes more ownership of its security and more proactively reckons with crises in its neighborhood, from North Africa to Russia’s borderlands.
Caribbean bloc calls for more equity in COVID vaccine distribution
Rowley made the call on behalf of the bloc during a virtual appearance sponsored by the Atlantic Council’s Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center. His plea comes as most Caribbean and Latin American nations continue to wait on deliveries of COVID-19 vaccines from a slow-moving United Nations-backed facility known as COVAX, and as worldwide vaccine shortages and quickly spreading variants of the coronavirus increase the urgency for relief.