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.
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.
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.
Bracing for Brexit: Could ‘no deal’ chaos spread to Germany? (Commentary)
Almut Möller - 18 January 2019
Berlin’s public pronouncements on the risks of Brexit do not yet measure up to the scale of the potential fallout
Wall in: The Eurosceptic challenge in Croatia (Commentary)
Robin-Ivan Capar - 16 January 2019
The collapse of the left and the rise of eurosceptisism have changed the Croatian political landscape ahead of the 2019 European Parliament elections.
Belgium’s integration blues (Commentary)
Simon Desplanque - 07 January 2019
Growing tensions on the left and the right have driven the country to adapt a more cautious stance towards European matters
Latvia’s controlled discontents (Commentary)
Karlis Bukovskis - 19 December 2018
Latvia is aware of the EU’s beneficial role to both its economy and security and will likely remain a reliable and stable partner within the Union.
Romania ahead of the EU presidency (Commentary)
Luka Orešković - 11 December 2018
Bucharest should use the six-month rotating presidency of the European Council to work on the country’s European image
True north: Finland’s commitment to the European project (Commentary)
Almut Möller - 06 December 2018
Finland is an enthusiastic member of the European Union - but it could do with making more links across the continent
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