The tenth annual Atlantic Council Global Citizen Awards will honor President of the Republic of Chile Sebastián Piñera; Prime Minister of the Netherlands Mark Rutte; Brian Grazer, storyteller, movie and television producer, founder, and philanthropist; will.i.am, founder of the Black Eyed Peas, Founder & CEO of I.AM+, and Founder and President, i.am.angel Foundation. The event will also announce Actress, Playwright, Teacher, and Author, Anna Deavere Smith, as the Atlantic Council’s first Artist in Residence.Read More
Senator the Honorable Matthew Canavan, Australia’s minister for resources and Northern Australia, discusses the security and sustainability of critical minerals, US-Australia interconnectivity across the critical mineral value chain, and diversifying and managing this value chain for global good.
TUE, NOV 19, 2019 12:30 PM
Each year the Atlantic Council honors several distinguished leaders for their versatile contributions to the strengthening of the transatlantic relationship. “These awards are designed to spotlight the inspired leadership our complex world requires. While at the same time representing essential pillars of the transatlantic relationship: political, military, business, arts, and humanitarian leadership.” —Brent Scowcroft, Chairman Emeritus, Atlantic Council International Advisory Board
The Atlantic Council’s annual Global Citizen Awards dinner recognizes individuals who have made exceptional and distinctive contributions to strengthening the transatlantic relationship. Each year, the event convenes an international audience of influential government, business, military, media, and civil society leaders in New York City.
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1:00pm Washington DC
Tue, Nov 19, 2019
Australia is home to some of the world’s largest reserves of high-value critical minerals used in emerging high-tech applications across a variety of sectors. Senator the Honorable Matthew Canavan, Australia’s minister for resources and Northern Australia, discusses the security and sustainability of critical minerals, US-Australia interconnectivity across the critical mineral value chain, and diversifying and managing this value chain for global good.
12:30pm Washington DC
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9:30am Washington DC