European cohesion

Trump and Europe: Dilemmas of discontinuity (Commentary)

Josef Janning - 19 January 2017

If Germany was the EU’s lonely leader a year ago, it is even more so now.

The European border guard: New in name only? (Commentary)

Angeliki Dimitriadi - 02 June 2016

The migrant crisis has spurred reforms to Europe’s border agency Frontex, but it can only be as strong as member states allow it to be.

Cover: Making sense of Europe’s cohesion challenge

Making sense of Europe’s cohesion challenge

by Josef Janning - 11th May, 2016

A new study from ECFR shows that, perhaps surprisingly, between 2007 and 2014, cohesion among EU member states has improved, even after years of crises.


Cover: Paying the price: The cost of Europe’s refugee crisis

Paying the price: The cost of Europe’s refugee crisis

by Sebastian Dullien - 28th April, 2016

Europe can more sustainably and cost-efficiently handle refugee arrivals by centralising management at a European level


The complex tale of EU cohesion (Commentary)

Josef Janning - 03 March 2016

Josef Janning discusses the first set of results from ECFR’s EU Cohesion Monitor.

Europe’s cohesion is lost in the Balkan’s quagmire (Commentary)

Josef Janning - 29 October 2015

Not too long ago the main concern about Europe seemed to be its super-state potential - the time has come to seriously worry about the opposite scenario.

The EU’s migration policy divide: Test case for European cohesion (Commentary)

Christoph Klavehn - 17 September 2015

Analysis of the attitudes of different EU countries to a range of measures on the refugee crisis

More Union for the EU (Commentary)

Josef Janning - 17 September 2015

Fragmentation and lack of common goals and processes threaten the future of the European Union