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February 21, 2018

Opening of the Cartoon Exhibition "Iran and Human Rights"

After the European Parliament‘s Quaestor, British Liberal Catherine Bearder, banned the cartoon exhibition "Iran and Human Rights" as too “controversial,” the AJC Transatlantic Institute along with the four Members of...
June 14, 2016

Between Engagement and Hegemony: Iran after the Nuclear Deal

The AJC Transatlantic Institute, along with Members of the European Parliament Bas Belder, Petras Auštrevičiusand Tunne Kelam co-organized hosted the panel discussion "Between Engagement and Hegemony: Iran After the...
February 15, 2016

Panel Discussion: Human Rights in Iran and the EU’s Policy of Engagement

On the eve of Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif’s visit in the Foreign Affairs Committee of the European Parliament, this discussion aims to shed light on the Iranian regime’s human rights abuses. The negotiations...
February 19, 2014

TAI's 10th Anniversary - Gala Dinner

On 19 February 2014, TAI marked a decade of engagement with the EU by holding a celebratory dinner featuring speeches and remarks from: Cecilia Malmström (European Commissioner for Home Affairs) Didier Reynders (Deputy...
February 07, 2012

Transatlantic Dialogue Luncheon: From Spring to Winter? Elections in Egypt

The AJC Transatlantic Institute and the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom hosted in its newest edition of the Transatlantic Dialogue Lunchen series a lunchtime discussion on the recent parliamentary elections in...

Media

15/02/2016

Video: Daniel Schwammenthal on EU's Policy of Engagement with Iran

Ahead of Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif’s visit in the Foreign Affairs Committee of the European Parliament, TAI Director Daniel Schwammenthal closed the event "Human Rights in Iran and the EU’s Policy of Engagement" with remarks on the EU's role addressing Iran's...

14/07/2015

AJC Urges Thorough Congressional Scrutiny of Iran Deal

July 14, 2015 - New York - The announcement today of a deal between the P5+1, led by the United States, and Iran on its nuclear program culminates intense and difficult negotiations spanning several years.

"President Barack Obama was determined,...

12/03/2015

AJC Dismayed at European Parliament Vote Backing Anti-Israel Policies at the UN Human Rights Council

12 March 2015 – Strasbourg – The AJC Transatlantic Institute is dismayed at a European Parliament resolution that calls on EU member states to back discriminatory policies against Israel at the UN Human Rights Council (HRC).

In its...

27/02/2014

Counterpoint: Russia and the New Ukraine

Counterpoint host Joshua Goodman is joined in studio by Daniel Schwammenthal (Director, AJC Transatlantic Institute), Roland Freudenstein (Deputy Director, Centre for European Studies) and Jan Techau (Director, Carnegie Europe) to discuss what a new Ukraine means for Russia...

27/02/2014

Counterpoint: What the West Can Do for Ukraine

Counterpoint host Joshua Goodman is joined in studio by Daniel Schwammenthal (Director, AJC Transatlantic Institute), Roland Freudenstein (Deputy Director, Centre for European Studies) and Jan Techau (Director, Carnegie Europe) to discuss what the West can do for Ukraine as...

27/02/2014

Counterpoint: The Future for Ukraine

Counterpoint host Joshua Goodman is joined in studio by Daniel Schwammenthal (Director, AJC Transatlantic Institute), Roland Freudenstein (Deputy Director, Centre for European Studies) and Jan Techau (Director, Carnegie Europe) to discuss the unfolding situation in Ukraine and assess what the...

06/02/2014

Counterpoint: Middle East News Round-Up

On this week's Middle East News Round-Up, Daniel Schwammenthal (Director, AJC Transatlantic Institute) and Roland Freudenstein (Deputy Director, Centre for European Studies) join Joshua Goodman to discuss whether Bashar al-Assad will meet the deadline for relinquishing his...

30/01/2014

Counterpoint: Talking Turkey

On 29 January 2014, Counterpoint Host Joshua Goodman was joined in studio by Samuel Doveri Vesterbye, Communication Director and Co-Founder of the Young Friends of Turkey, to discuss Turkey's EU membership talks and it's foreign relations strategy.

14/11/2013

Counterpoint: Middle East News Round-Up

Host Joshua Goodman discusses three stories from the Middle East - the crisis in Syria, the status of women in the Arab World, and the murder of an Israeli soldier - with Daniel Schwammenthal, Director of the AJC Transatlantic Institute.