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Jun 2, 2023

Through carbon markets, corporations have a role to play in Africa’s development. They should take it seriously.

By Aubrey Rugo

By purchasing high-quality carbon credits, companies can support the sustainable growth of low- and middle-income populations in the world's fastest-growing regions.

Africa Economy & Business


May 9, 2023

When it comes to great power competition in Africa, one competitor is missing: Iran

By Danny Citrinowicz  

One area the United States completely ignores is Iran's growing influence on the African continent and the need to formulate a policy that will work to limit Tehran’s freedom of action there.

Africa East Africa


Mar 13, 2023

The US has gotten the day to day right in Africa policy. Time to think bigger.

By Aubrey Hruby

The Biden administration’s commitment to high-level engagement with African leaders is welcome, but its recent US-Africa Leaders summit should have been a launch pad for big, bold ideas.

Africa English


Feb 23, 2023

The African Union is at a crossroads. It’s time to seize its moment.

By Rama Yade

The African Union needs to be strong inside to be strong outside. The new chair will need to kick off an exploration of the Union's organization, identity, role, and means.

Africa General Africa


Dec 19, 2022

Macky Sall: Africa needs ‘justice and equity in international relations’ to ‘build its own destiny’

By Atlantic Council

Senagal's president, who is also the head of the African Union, spoke at an Atlantic Council dinner ahead of the US-Africa Leaders Summit in Washington.

Africa Economy & Business

In the News

Nov 4, 2022

Kurtyka, Ryan quoted in Clean Energy Wire on the European presence at COP27

Energy & Environment Europe & Eurasia

Britain Debrief

Sep 28, 2022

#BritainDebrief – What was the Queen’s diplomacy? | A Debrief from Professor Philip Murray

By Ben Judah

Senior Fellow Ben Judah spoke with Vladislav Zubok, Professor of International History at LSE and author of Collapse, on how Gorbachev saw Lenin, Europe and Ukraine.

Africa Australia

In the News

Jun 14, 2022

Grieco and Jourdain in World Politics Review: Democracy versus autocracy is the wrong framing for the war in Ukraine

By Atlantic Council

On June 14, Kelly Grieco and NRSF Marie Jourdain wrote in World Politics Review on why the wrong framing for the Ukraine War is democracy versus autocracy. They point out that while this strategic narrative has been very effective in mobilizing the United States, European Union, and other like-minded democracies, it has fallen flat in the rest of […]

Africa Americas

In the News

Jun 7, 2022

Burrows in New Security Beat: Youth disillusionment as a danger to democracy

By Atlantic Council

On June 7, an article co-authored by Mathew Burrows was published by the Wilson Center’s New Security Beat, which discussed the dangers of a growing cohort of youth who feel disillusioned by political failures. “Failing to examine youth engagement trends may be a serious blind spot— and thus a threat to democracy. It is a question […]

Africa Americas

Past events

Jan 28, 2022

Workshop on freedom and prosperity in Africa

By Atlantic Council

The Atlantic Council’s Freedom and Prosperity Project, on January 11, 2022, in collaboration with the Centre for Development and Enterprises Great Lakes, Burundi, hosts the third in a series of virtual workshops on strengthening economic freedom, rule of law, and representative government in different regions across the world.

Africa Democratic Transitions