EUROPEAN FOREIGN POLICY SCORECARD 2015

Wider Europe

Wider Europe has been centre stage for European foreign policy in 2014, as Europe faced the fundamental challenge of supporting countries that were facing a steep price for their European aspirations. When the Vilnius summit ended in late 2013, many were ready to declare the Eastern Partnership dead. Instead, it was kept alive by the protests in Kyiv and has evolved from a rather technical process to an existential crisis both for the eastern neighbourhood and for the EU. [...]

 

Eastern Neighbourhood - Grade: B-
Category Unity Resources Outcome Total Grade
22 - Rule of law, democracy and human rights in the eastern neighbourhood 4/5 3/5 8/10 15/20 B+
23 - Relations with the Eastern Neighbourhood on trade 5/5 4/5 5/10 14/20 B+
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-
Western Balkans - Grade: C+
Category Unity Resources Outcome Total Grade
26 - Overall progress of enlargement in the Western Balkans 2/5 3/5 6/10 11/20 B-
27 - Kosovo 3/5 3/5 6/10 11/20 B-
28 - Bosnia and Herzegovina 3/5 3/5 2/10 8/20 C
29 - Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia 3/5 3/5 2/10 8/20 C

 

Turkey - Grade: C
Category Unity Resources Outcome Total Grade
30 - Bilateral relations with Turkey 3/5 3/5 4/10 10/20 C+
31 - Rule of law, democracy and human rights in Turkey 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-
33 - Relations with Turkey on regional issues 4/5 3/5 2/10 9/20 C+