Austria’s toughest EU presidency (Commentary)
Sofia Maria Satanakis - 18 February 2019
Although Austria has the potential to influence EU policymaking more, the country often stands in its own way.
Hungary for more: Viktor Orbán’s new European battles (Commentary)
Zsuzsanna Végh - 13 February 2019
ECFR’s EU28 Survey reveals that Hungary manages to outpoll even the United Kingdom as the “most disappointing” EU member state. But May’s European Parliament poll is likely to see it dig in rather than change course.
Will the yellow vests movement spread across Europe? (Commentary)
Tara Varma - 12 February 2019
The yellow vests could have more influence than expected on the debates leading up to the European Parliament election
Can Slovakia and the Czech Republic overcome Europe’s east-west divide? (Commentary)
Almut Möller & Milan Nič - 11 February 2019
Prague and Bratislava can jointly develop a more visible profile within the Visegrad 4 group and counter the overall dominance of Hungary and Poland
The 2019 European election: How anti-Europeans plan to wreck Europe and what can be done to stop it
How Europe’s populists can win by losing (Commentary)
Mark Leonard - 04 February 2019
The European Parliament elections this May have been described as a make-or-break moment for the future of the European project – and for good reason. With plans to form a populist united front, Eurosceptic parties need only capture one-third of parliamentary seats to bring EU governance to a crawl.
Cherry-picking Europe: Migration and economic management in Malta (Commentary)
Daniel Mainwaring - 04 February 2019
Economic freedom vs security cooperation- Malta's commitment to EU integrations remains fragmented by national interests.
Dutch courage: Is the Netherlands overconfident in its EU influence? (Commentary)
Josef Janning - 30 January 2019
The Hague will need new allies in a post-Brexit EU. ECFR’s EU Coalition Explorer reveals where it should start looking.
Can Emmanuel Macron’s ‘great national debate’ save his presidency? (Commentary)
Guillaume Liegey - 29 January 2019
The battle against populism in Europe will not be won by buying into the anti-immigration narrative but by listening to citizens real-life concerns.
The networked Union: in search of power couples (Commentary)
Christoph Klavehn - 24 January 2019
The EU28 of today miss much of their network potential for joint action. According to ECFR's EU Coalition Explorer the vast majority of bilateral ties appear to be underdeveloped.
by Richard Gowan - 08th May, 2018
Brexit has the potential to upset European coordination on development and human rights across the UN system.
by Ulrike Esther Franke - 17th April, 2018
Polls and interviews conducted for the paper indicate that German millennials are surprisingly conservative and liable to status quo bias.
by Josef Janning - 05th February, 2018
Despite financial and refugee crises, research suggests the European Union is getting stronger, not weaker.
by Buras, Piotr - 07th September, 2017
If Poland continues to drift away from the EU it will not only diminish its own influence, but also undermine the EU’s internal cohesion.
by Mark Leonard - 30th August, 2017
The EU’s survival depends on protecting its citizens from the forces it has created
Eine Podiumsdiskussion mit
Anne-Marie Descôtes, Botschafterin der Französischen Republik in Deutschland
Michael Roth, Staatsminister für Europa, Auswärtiges Amt
Moderation: Lykke Friis, Korrespondentin Berlingske, dänische Ministerin für Klima und Energie a.D.
Input: Josef Janning, Leiter ECFR Berlin und Senior Policy Fellow
Mehr Informationen unter: https://www.ecfr.eu/eucoalitionexplorer
The postwar liberal order has weakened whilst liberal democracy appears fragile and polarised. Mark Leonard speaks with Professor John Ikenberry from Princeton University about the decline of faith in democracy and whether Europe can save the world order.
Richard Cobden, The Apostle Of Free Trade: His Political Career And Public Services
Can Europe save the world order? by Anthony Dworkin and Mark Leonard
Mark Leonard speaks with Heidi Tworek, Assistant Professor at the University of British Columbia, about the potential damage to content providers that could follow from the US Federal Communication Commission’s decision to discard net neutrality. The podcast was recorded on 18 December 2017.
Everyobody Lies: Big Data, New Data, and What the Internet Can Tell Us About Who We Really Are by Seth Stephens-Davidowitz
Mark Leonard speaks with Shahin Vallée, former Economic Advisor to the President of the European Council and to Emmanuel Macron when he was French Economy Minister. They discuss what Macron’s plans are for Europe and what it might lead to.
L’Art de perdre by Alice Zeniter
ECFR’s director Mark Leonard discusses the consequences of the German political crisis for Germany and for Europe with ECFR's Berlin office director, Josef Janning, and policy fellow, Ulrike Franke.
The podcast was recorded on 22nd November 2017.
Ivan Krastev, After Europe
Richard Youngs, Europe Reset: New Directions for the EU
H.G. Wells, The War in the Air
Timothy Garton Ash, "It’s the Kultur, Stupid", in NY Review of Books, December 2017
In this new episode of our summer series, ECFR's director Mark Leonard and Policy Fellow Anthony Dworkin talk with Martin Wolf about the economic origins of the populist surge that is undermining the liberal order.
**Disclaimer: Imperfect audio quality
Martin Wolf is chief economics commentator at the Financial Times.
Martin Wolf, The Shifts and the Shocks: What we’ve learned – and have still to learn – from the financial crisis
Martin Wolf's columns in the Financial Times.
Stephen King, Sleeping Beauties
Wolfgang Streeck, Buying Time: The Delayed Crisis of Democratic Capitalism
Walter Scheidel, The Great Leveler: Violence and the History of Inequality from the Stone Age to the Twenty-First Century
ECFR’s Anthony Dworkin is joined by Gary Gibbon, the political editor of Channel 4 News, and Susi Dennison, the head of ECFR's European Power programme, to discuss what the Tories, Britain and the EU want after Brexit.
The podcast was recorded on 6th October 2017.
Yanis Varoufakis, Adults in the Room: My Battle With Europe’s Deep Establishment
Ivan Krastev, After Europe
Graham Stewart, Burying Caesar : Churchill, Chamberlain And The Battle For The Tory Party
Gary Younge, Another Day in the Death of America
Oona Hathaway and Scott Shapiro, The Internationalists
Nationalism is a delusion: Our futures depend on ever closer Union!
Berlin - 13 Mar 19
Panel Discussion in cooperation with Intelligence Squared Germany
Rueda de prensa: Russia and the European Security Order. Trends to watch
Madrid - 06 Feb 19
Rueda de prensa, en colaboración con The Institute for Statecraft y Hybrid CoE, dedicada a la estrategia seguida por Rusia para influir en la seguridad europea.
Women’s Voices on the World Stage
Paris - 24 Jan 19
Nous avons le plaisir de vous inviter au lancement du réseau Women in Diplomacy , en présence de Nathalie Loiseau, Pauline Carmona, Christine Ockrent, Kara Owen, et Ambassadrice Veronika Wand-Danielsson, sur le thème suivant : « Women's Voices on the World Stage ».
New rules for the game? The free trade multilateral order and the return of geopolitics
Berlin - 06 Dec 18
The panel will adress the impact of the US-China trade war for Europe and Japan.