16th best worldwide conference organized by a think tank. According to the Global Go-To index 2019 (by Pennsylvania university). This annual meeting has been initiated in 2012 by the Policy Center for the New South and the German Marshall Fund of the United States. The conference is organized since 2017 by the Policy Center for the New South, 1st think tank in North Africa and 8th in the Middle East North Africa Region (MENA).
Changing the mental maps and offering a platform for dialogue between the North and South Atlantic. With its 440 guests from 66 nationalities, the Atlantic Dialogues conference represents a unique opportunity to witness an open dialogue amongst countries in the wider Atlantic space.
The annual baseline report Atlantic Currents is published on the first day of each Atlantic Dialogues’ edition. In this publication, researchers and experts from the Policy Center for the New South’s network analyze the state of Africa and the world with respect to the conference theme.
Conversing on equal terms and creating space for youth. Each year, about 50 Atlantic Dialogues Emerging Leaders (ADELs) from across the Atlantic area, follow a two-day tailored leadership program prior the Atlantic Dialogues conference, which they join as participants.