EUROPEAN FOREIGN POLICY SCORECARD 2015

Best and Worst of 2014

 

Top ten policies in 2014
Category Unity Resources Outcome Total Grade
1 – Sanctions and trade with Russia 5/5 5/5 7/10 17/20 A-
20 - Relations with the US on Iran and weapons proliferation 5/5 5/5 7/10 17/20 A-
55 – European policy on non-proliferation and arms trade 4/5 5/5 7/10 16/20 A-
24 - Visa liberalisation with the eastern neighbourhood 5/5 4/5 7/10 16/20 A-
25 –  Relations with the eastern neighbourhood on energy 4/5 4/5 8/10 16/20 A-
41 – Iran 4/5 5/5 7/10 16/20 A-
63 – Somalia 4/5 4/5 8/10 16/20 A-
2 – Visa policies in Russia 5/5 5/5 5/10 15/20 B+
22 – Rule of law, democracy, and human rights in the eastern neighbourhood 4/5 3/5 8/10 15/20 B+
5 – European security reassurance 5/5 5/5 5/10 15/20 B+
6 – Response to russian actions in the eastern neighbourhood 5/5 4/5 6/10 15/20 B+
11 – Relations with the US on NATO, arms control and Russia 3/5 4/5 8/10 15/20 B+
23 – Relations with the eastern neighbourhood on trade 5/5 4/5 5/10 14/20 B+
51 –  Relations with China on energy and climate change 5/5 3/5 6/10 14/20 B+
12 - Relations with the US on counter-terrorism 4/5 3/5 7/10 14/20 B+
14 – Relations with the US on the Balkans and Eastern Europe 4/5 3/5 7/10 14/20 B+
16 - Relations with the US on trade and investment 3/5 4/5 7/10 14/20 B+
13 - Relations with the US on intelligence cooperation and data protection 3/5 4/5 7/10 14/20 B+

 

 

Bottom ten policies in 2014
Category Unity Resources Outcome Total Grade
35 Regional security in MENA region 2/5 2/5 1/10 5/20 D+
58 Response to immigration crisis in Mediterranean 2/5 1/5 2/10 5/20 D+
39 Syria and Iraq 2/5 2/5 2/10 6/20 C-
64 The Sudans, DRC and CAR 2/5 2/5 2/10 6/20 C-
37 Libya 2/5 2/5 3/10 7/20 C-
4 - Political freedom in Russia 4/5 2/5 1/10 7/20 C-
29 - Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia 3/5 2/5 2/10 7/20 C-
32 - Relations with Turkey on the Cyprus question 3/5 2/5 2/10 7/20 C-
43 - Yemen 2/5 2/5 3/10 7/20 C-
3 - The rule of law and human rights in Russia 4/5 2/5 1/10 7/20 C-
31 - Rule of law, democracy, and human rights in Turkey 3/5 2/5 2/10 7/20 C-

 

 

'Leaders' and 'slackers' among EU member states
Top “leaders”   Top “slackers”
Germany(on 17 components)   Malta (on 3 components)
Sweden (11)   Austria (2)
UK (11)   Czech Republic (2)
France (8)   France (2)
Poland(6)   The Netherlands (2)
Estonia (5)   Poland(2)
Latvia (5)   Romania (2)
Lithuania (5)   UK(2)
The Netherlands (5)   Belgium (1)
Slovakia (5)   Croatia (1)
Denmark (4)   Cyprus (1)
Ireland (4)   Denmark (1)
Italy (4)   Estonia (1)
Romania (4)   Hungary (1)
Austria (3)   Ireland (1)
The Czech Republic (3)   Lithuania (1)
Luxembourg (3)   Portugal (1)
Spain (3)   Spain (1)
Belgium (2)   Sweden (1)
Finland (2)   Bulgaria (0)
Portugal (2)   Finland (0)
Bulgaria(1)   Germany (0)
Cyprus(1)   Greece (0)
Hungary (1)   Italy (0)
Croatia (0)   Latvia (0)
Greece (0)   Luxembourg (0)
Malta (0)   Slovakia (0)
Slovenia (0)   Slovenia (0)

 

See the best and the worst of 2013 (Scorecard 2014)

See the best and the worst of 2012 (Scorecard 2013)

See the best and the worst of 2011 (Scorecard 2012)

See the best and the worst of 2010 (Scorecard 2010/11)