2019 Global Citizen Awards

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.

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Tue, Oct 22, 2019

China, Oil, and Venezuela: Myths, Reality, and Future

As international pressure mounts toward the Maduro regime, including US sanctions, what does the future hold for the troubled, oil-rich nation and its relationship with China?

9:00am Washington DC

Tue, Oct 22, 2019

More in the Med: Revitalizing NATO’s Southern Strategy for an Era of Great Power Competition

Over the last 5 years, NATO has made huge strides to defend and deter against Russia in Europe’s northeast, but its work in Europe’s south continues to fall short. To help reinvigorate NATO's southern strategy, the Transatlantic Security Initiative is hosting a panel discussion on its new report, which argues that NATO's south is not just about projecting stability, but also defense, deterrence, and containment.

3:00pm Washington DC

Tue, Oct 22, 2019

Fixing a Faltering Economy: A Conversation with Sudan’s Minister of Finance

The newly appointed Sudanese Minister of Finance, H.E. Dr. Ibrahim Elbadawi, discusses his reform agenda for the economy.

4:00pm Washington DC

Mon, Oct 28, 2019

“The Battle for Pakistan” with Shuja Nawaz and Steve Inskeep

NPR's Steve Inskeep kicks off a conversation with the South Asia Center's Distinguished Fellow Shuja Nawaz to discuss his new book, "The Battle for Pakistan: The Bitter US Friendship and a Tough Neighbourhood".

5:30pm Washington District of Columbia