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Tue, Nov 5, 2019

The Africa Center Hosts the Sudanese Finance Minister

On Tuesday, October 22, the Atlantic Council’s Africa Center hosted H.E. Ibrahim Elbadawi, minister of finance of the Republic of the Sudan, for a public discussion on the Sudanese economy. Following the ouster of longstanding president Omar al-Bashir in April and months of popular protests that led to the formation of a civilian-led transitional government […]

Insights & Impact by Africa Center

Inclusive Growth International Financial Institutions

Thu, Oct 31, 2019

Mariupol forum puts eastern Ukraine on investors’ maps

Zelenskyy and his team delivered a clear and concise message in Mariupol: they are committed to their people in eastern Ukraine.

UkraineAlert by Andy Hunder

Economy & Business International Markets

Tue, Oct 22, 2019

Sudanese finance minister shares plan for economic revival

On Tuesday, October 22, the Atlantic Council’s Africa Center hosted H.E. Ibrahim Elbadawi, minister of finance of the Republic of the Sudan, for a public discussion on the Sudanese economy. Following the ouster of longstanding president Omar al-Bashir in April and months of popular protests that led to the formation of a civilian-led transitional government […]

Event Recap by Africa Center

Africa East Africa

Mon, Oct 21, 2019

A Conversation with the Governor of the State Bank of Pakistan H.E. Reza Baqir

On October 16th, the Atlantic Council’s Global Business and Economics (GBE) Program hosted a roundtable conversation with Dr. Reza Baqir, Governor of the State Bank of Pakistan.

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Economy & Business Fiscal and Structural Reform

Mon, Oct 21, 2019

Egypt’s latest protests are an alarm bell for Sisi

Other waves of protests could create serious consequences for the economic sector and for political stability. This is the main challenge for the president, but it is also an important testing ground for the resilience of this peculiar stratocratic system.

MENASource by Alessia Melcangi and Giuseppe Dentice

Corruption Macroeconomics

Wed, Oct 16, 2019

New risks to global financial stability

In “New Risks to Global Financial Stability” author Hung Tran, a nonresident senior fellow at the Atlantic Council’s Global Business & Economics program, assesses the global financial system weaknesses and outlines steps to promote financial stability.

In-Depth Research & Reports by Hung Tran

Economy & Business Financial Regulation

Wed, Sep 25, 2019

Hruby joins AfriCanDo to discuss the US-China trade war’s impact on Africa

In the News by Atlantic Council

Africa China

Fri, Sep 20, 2019

Senegal’s economy minister outlines strategy for private sector-led growth

On Friday, September 20, the Atlantic Council’s Africa Center hosted H.E. Amadou Hott, minister of economy, planning, and cooperation of the Republic of Senegal. Senior Fellow Aubrey Hruby provided opening remarks and welcomed Hott to the Atlantic Council. Hott outlined the state of Senegal’s economy and President Macky Sall’s focus on private sector-led growth. He […]

Event Recap by Africa Center

Africa Economy & Business

Wed, Sep 18, 2019

Côte d’Ivoire’s first lady objects to proposed US ban on Ivorian cocoa

On Wednesday, September 18, the Atlantic Council’s Africa Center hosted H.E. Dominique Ouattara, first lady of the Republic of Côte d’Ivoire, for a private discussion on Ivorian efforts to eradicate child trafficking, exploitation, and labor from the cocoa supply chain. Côte d’Ivoire is the world’s largest cocoa producer, with an annual production output of approximately […]

Event Recap by Africa Center

Africa Economy & Business

Tue, Sep 10, 2019

Ukraine’s libertarian revolution

Many Ukrainian free marketers are sulking in the sidelines because they misread the Zelenskyy movement last spring.

UkraineAlert by James Brooke

Elections Macroeconomics