Shaping the Global Future Together A N N U A
30 October 2020
Therefore, the team will develop The GeoEconomics Center will be content and programming around the a collaborative and innovative part of future of the Euro, the rise of digital the Atlantic Council and, through part- currencies, and the US dollar’s uncertain nerships, will leverage the existing destiny as the world’s reserve currency. [...] The center will organize will become a fiscal union, inform policy around three pillars central to the future on the development of central bank of the global economy and US economic digital currencies (CBDCs), and highlight leadership: the future of capitalism, the the impact of massive federal reserve future of money, and the way forward on liquidity on the global economy. [...] 35 A T L A N T I C C O U N C I L A N N U A L R E P O R T R E G I O N A L P R O G R A M S R E G I O N A L P R O G R A M S Rafik Hariri Center & Middle East Programs reinvigorated a debate on the role of the United States in the Middle East. [...] 2019 accomplishments In February, on the fortieth anniversary As the Middle East approaches the tenth of the Iranian revolution, the Future of Iran anniversary of the Arab Spring, several Initiative convened a day-long conference countries across the region are witnessing to examine the legacy and trajectory of popular protests demanding an end to the revolution and its impact on regional corrupti. [...] Pakistan, while new projects focused on A T L A N T I C C O U N C I L A N N U A L R E P O R T R E G I O N A L P R O G R A M S the peace process in Afghanistan and the to discuss the country’s relationship with role of South Asia in the global economy.