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Promoting the Vital Transatlantic Bond between Europe and the United States. 

AJC has long taken an active role in promoting the vital transatlantic bond between Europe and the United States. One might even say that the transatlantic partnership is part and parcel of AJC’s DNA.

Even before the breakup of the Soviet Union, AJC was the first American Jewish organization to call for the recognition of the independence of Latvia, Estonia and Lithuania. In addition, as a staunch supporter also of the Western military alliance, AJC was an early advocate for NATO enlargement and testified in 1997 before the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee in support of the admission of Poland, the Czech Republic and Hungary.

The AJC Transatlantic Institute is today a crucial vehicle for fostering dialogue between partners on both sides of the Atlantic on the critical issues of mutual concern.

 

The Transatlantic-Dialogue-Luncheon Event Series

As part of its work to strengthen the U.S.-European relationship, the AJC Transatlantic Institute has been co-organizing for over a decade with the Friedrich Naumann Foundation its triannual Transatlantic Dialogue Luncheon. The series addresses topical transatlantic issues, ranging from trade policy to counter-terrorism efforts.

⇨ Learn more about the Transatlantic Dialogue Luncheon series

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July 17, 2018

The Geopolitical Role of Cyprus in the Eastern Mediterranean:Regional Stability, Energy Security and Counterterrorism

Hosted by the AJC Transatlantic Institute, H.E. Nikos Christodoulides, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Cyprus, spoke to a select audience of Ambassadors, EU diplomats, and journalists. Below is the transcript of his...
October 27, 2016

Transatlantic Dialogue Luncheon: U.S. Elections 2016 – An Outlook with 12 Days to go

In the third and final segment of Transatlantic Luncheon Dialogue series in 2016, the AJC Transatlantic Institute held in collabloration with the Friedrich Naumann Foundation a timely panel discussion last Thursday...
June 21, 2016

Transatlantic Dialogue Luncheon: Balancing Security Versus Liberty in the Age of Global Terrorism

The AJC Transatlantic Institute partnered with the Friedrich Naumann Foundation Europe for our latest Transatlantic Dialogue Luncheon: “Balancing Security Versus Liberty in the Age of Global Terrorism.” The discussion...

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17/07/2018

Foreign Minister of Cyprus at AJC TAI

We were excited to host the Foreign Minister of Cyprus Nikos Christodoulides to discuss about future collaborations on security and energy in the Euro Med region.

17/07/2018

Remarks by H.E. Nikos ChristodoulidesMinister of Foreign Affairs of Cyprus

Hosted by the AJC Transatlantic Institute, H.E. Nikos Christodoulides, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Cyprus, spoke to a select audience of Ambassadors, EU diplomats, and journalists. Below is the transcript of his remarks: 

Dear friends...

26/04/2018

FDD Reuel Marc Gerecht explains why the US will nix the Iranian deal

Reuel Marc Gerecht, from the Foundation for Defence of Democracies, explains why he believes the United States will withdraw from the JCPOA and what the Europeans can do to maintain good transatlantic relations.

 

26/04/2018

FDD CEO Mark Dubowitz discusses why the U.S. should try fixing the deal with Iran

On April 26th, the AJC Transatlantic Institute interviewed Mark Dubowitz from the Foundation for Defence for Democracies on the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action. Why should the United States try fixing the deal as opposed to nixing it? What role does the EU play in this scenario? These...

14/06/2017

AJC Global Forum: Austrian Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz via Video

Austrian Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz addresses the 2017 AJC Global Forum via video message.  

07/06/2017

AJC Global Forum: Nicos Anastasiades, President of the Republic of Cyprus

H.E. Nicos Anastasiades, President of the Republic of Cyprus, addressed the AJC Global Forum 2017 in Washington, D.C.

07/06/2017

AJC Global Forum: Romanian President Receives AJC Light Unto the Nations Award

Allan Reich, AJC Executive Council Member presented H.E. Klaus Werner Iohannis, President of Romania, with the AJC Light Unto the Nations Award at the AJC Global Forum 2017 in Washington, D.C.

 

04/06/2017

AJC Global Forum: National Security Advisor McMaster on U.S.'s Commitment to NATO

Just after his recent visit to Israel with President Trump, U.S. National Security Advisor Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster addressed the AJC Global Forum 2017 in Washington, D.C. and reaffirmed the U.S. commitment to NATO.

07/06/2016

EU Foreign Policy Chief Federica Mogherini Addresses AJC Global Forum

On 6 June 2016, EU Foreign Policy Chief Federica Mogherini delivered a major policy address at the AJC Global Forum.

Her Remarks can be found here: 

Dear friends,

It is such an honour for me to join this Global Forum. When I think of the speakers in the past...

09/06/2015

AJC Global Forum: Arseniy Yatsenyuk, Prime Minister of Ukraine

At the AJC Global Forum in Washington, D.C., AJC Executive Director David Harris introduced H.E. Arseniy Yatsenyuk, the Prime Minister of Ukraine. Prime Minister Yatsenyuk delivered a major address to over 2,000 attendees from 70 countries.