The unwavering European: Spain and its place in Europe (Commentary)
Laia Mestres - 05 April 2019
ECFR’s Coalition Explorer shows Spain to be an outlier in Europe – as it places great weight on foreign policy. But could new political turbulence thwart its ambitions once more?
Shoring up European cohesion: The multiplier effect of political engagement (Commentary)
Timor Landherr & Oliver Unverdorben - 28 March 2019
Only by comprehensively democratising the European project can we meaningfully strengthen European cohesion.
Will Poland be an enfant terrible of the post-Brexit EU? (Commentary)
Adam Balcer - 18 March 2019
A Polish-Italian alliance may counteract the Franco-German driving force for European integration.
Brexit bravado: Can the UK build a new continental coalition? (Commentary)
Euan Carss - 11 March 2019
EU member states’ high regard for Britain in security and defence may be on the wane. What can London do to stop the slide in the post-Brexit era?
Can Europe create strong energy and climate coalitions? (Commentary)
Marin Lessenski - 01 March 2019
Smaller EU member states are most committed and best place to push for alliances for a common energy policy and address climate change.
Italy in the EU: shared priorities, provocative politics (Commentary)
Federico Solfrini - 25 February 2019
The European Parliament election may reveal if Italians prefer the populist or far-right wing of the governing coalition
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.
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
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.
Fragmentation in the EU makes it increasingly difficult for member states to build coalitions. The EU Coalition Explorer reveals potential new groupings.
by Josef Janning - 05th February, 2018
by Josef Janning & Christel Zunneberg - 22nd May, 2017
by Sebastian Dullien - 28th April, 2016
Europe can more sustainably and cost-efficiently handle refugee arrivals by centralising management at a European level
Mark Leonard speaks with Craig Kennedy, Jeremy Shapiro and Anna Kuchenbecker about the election results and Donald Trump's tenure. The podcast was recorded on 8th November 2018.
What does Angela Merkel’s decision to stand down as leader of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) mean for Germany and Europe? Mark Leonard discusses with Josef Janning and Susi Dennison the political implications, and expectations for party leadership: Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, Friedrich Merz, Jens Spahn.
The podcast was recorded on 31 October 2018.
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
ECFR’s EU28 Survey reveals the interactions, perceptions, and chemistry between the 28 EU member states. This week, Mark Leonard joins Josef Janning, Christoph Klavehn and Almut Möller to discuss findings of the expert poll that will be published in the “EU Coalition Explorer” on Thursday, 30 October 2018.
- EU Coalition Explorer (Stay tuned for the new edition on 30 October)
- Country analyses with data from the EU28 Survey by Josef Janning and Almut Möller
- Poems by Tomáš Kafka
- 1815 Waterloo by Thierry Lentz
This podcast was recorded on 25 October.
Mark Leonard speaks with Josef Janning, Silvia Francescon, Piotr Buras and Manuel Lafont Rapnouil about the major rift between German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her interior minister over migrant policy.
L'Ordre du jour by Eric Vuillard
The Miracle Of Mindfulness by Thich Nhat Hanh
Utopia for Realists: And How We Can Get There by Rutger Bregman
The Mask it Wears by Pankaj Mishra