Event- 23 Jan 17
Panel discussion with the next generation of security experts.
Note from Berlin
If Germany was the EU’s lonely leader a year ago, it is even more so now.Survey
What are the expectations and concerns of Americans and Europeans regarding President Trump?Note to BerlinChristel Zunneberg
Better coalition-building among European countries is called as polarisation erodes European solidarity and cooperation.Commentary
Here are our ten trends (plus one bonus) that will define European foreign policy in 2017Commentary
There remains a core agreement on certain key values but the EU is deeply divided on immigration, on Russia, and perhaps soon on the United States.Josef Janning (editor)
This volume reflects the diversity of European cohesion. It provides the national context and personal assessments from 28 EU member states.Note from Berlin
The experts surveyed by ECFR see the Netherlands as the most influential of the affluent smaller member states. Over 50 percent of the respondents rank the Netherlands as the most influential of the seven, and more than 75 percent rank it either first or second.EventBerlin - 13 Jun 16
On 8 June, the EU Cohesion Monitor was presented at the European Academy Berlin. The discussion especially focused on Hungary.
Note from Berlin
If Germany was the EU’s lonely leader a year ago, it is even more so now.Josef Janning (editor)
This volume reflects the diversity of European cohesion. It provides the national context and personal assessments from 28 EU member states.EventBerlin - 13 Jun 16
On 8 June, the EU Cohesion Monitor was presented at the European Academy Berlin. The discussion especially focused on Hungary.Commentary
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.EventBerlin - 11 May 16
Wie viel EU steckt in Europa? Wir diskutieren zur Vorstellung des EU Cohesion Montior den Zusammenhalt Europas.
Southern European countries such as Spain, Italy and Portugal became less cohesive with the EU over the period due to the financial crisis, while East-Central European countries, such as Poland, the Czech Republic and Slovakia, became more cohesive during the same time.Flash Scorecard
In the midst of a "Schengen crisis", how do Europe's member states see the future of Europe's visa-free travel area?Note from Berlin
Josef Janning discusses the first set of results from ECFR’s EU Cohesion Monitor.Note from Berlin
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.Commentary
Analysis of the attitudes of different EU countries to a range of measures on the refugee crisis
Note from Berlin
The experts surveyed by ECFR see the Netherlands as the most influential of the affluent smaller member states. Over 50 percent of the respondents rank the Netherlands as the most influential of the seven, and more than 75 percent rank it either first or second.Commentary
Which are the most like-minded governments in the EU? Which governments have disappointed their peers? The Rethink: Europe EU28 survey provides answers.Note from Berlin
In light of its demographic and economic weight and in view of its location at the crossroads of Europe and North Africa, Spain seems to be underrated in the current line-up of the large EU member states.Note from Berlin
Poland appears to be firmly anchored among the six large member states of the EU, seen as more important than Spain.Note from Berlin
With Germany's pivotal role in Europe crystallising in the face of the EU's crises, an expert survey reveals how German policymakers feel about their partnersNote from Berlin
To qualify as an engine of integration, the two countries need to demonstrate their willingness to go it alone if need be.CommentaryNorbert Röttgen
Europe’s evolution, which is vital for our survival, can only be continued by overcoming the obstacle which the Greek crisis represents.Analysis
Through the transformation of Greece, Germany and France can lay the foundation for a new culture of partnership and good governance in Europe.Note From Berlin
To lead the EU may seem like a burden; it is, in truth, an historic opportunity.Note from Berlin
If the relationship German Chancellor Angela Merkel and EU President Donald Tusk have built won’t last, a pillar of Germany’s architecture for the EU will crumble.Commentary
An argument in favour of merging the territorial defence forces of an inner core of EU member states.
What are the expectations and concerns of Americans and Europeans regarding President Trump?Commentary
Here are our ten trends (plus one bonus) that will define European foreign policy in 2017Publicationedited by Mark Leonard
Why migration, finance and trade are the geo-economic battlegrounds of the futureIntroduction
Conflicts of the future will not be fought in the air or on the ground but in the interconnected infrastructure of the global economyBrief
Is there a role for Europe in Asia? Three scenarios on the future of Asia and the consequences for Europe.EventWarsaw - 23 Jun 15
As part of its analysis of external challenges for Europe’s cohesion and capacity to act, Rethink: Europe hosted an informal scenario workshop in Warsaw on the future of European foreign policy in light of the shifting power balance in Asia.EventBrussels - 19 May 15
As the EU formally reviews its approach to its neighbourhood, Rethink: Europe convened a strategy group in Brussels on the future of the European Neighbourhood Policy (ENP).