The Atlantic Basin Initiative

The Atlantic Basin Initiative is a project conducted by the Transatlantic Leadership Network, together with the Foreign Policy Institute of Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced Studies, to support a network of Eminent Persons and research institutes across Europe, North and South America and Africa investigating how globalization is changing Atlantic interactions and dedicated to identifying and harnessing the potential of ‘pan-Atlantic’ cooperation in three broad areas:

  • The Atlantic Ocean, Natural Resources, Blue Economy, Energy;
  • Commercial and Digital Connections;
  • Challenges to Human Security.

Declaration on Atlantic Cooperation, 32 signatory countries of the Partnership for Atlantic Cooperation
Joint Statement on Atlantic Cooperation, signed by 18 Atlantic countries

Relevant Publications:


Daniel S. Hamilton

Daniel S. Hamilton

TLN President; North American Chairman, Atlantic Basin Initiative
Pablo Casado

Pablo Casado

TLN Distinguished Fellow; European Chairman, Atlantic Basin Initiative
Paul Isbell Casa de America 3 (2013)

Paul Isbell

TLN Senior Fellow