Portugal: A good European in search of friends (Commentary)
Almut Möller - 24 August 2018
Portugal has at times punched above its weight in modern EU history. But it needs new friends if it is to do so again
The overconfident new president: Austria’s coalition-building challenges (Commentary)
Josef Janning - 16 August 2018
Austria has few potential coalition partners who share its European policy priorities
Are spheres of influence still in? The EU and external security (Commentary)
Pawel Zerka - 10 August 2018
The security perceptions scorecard highlights the EU's ability and willingness to act as a security provider, depending on the region
The roots of coalitions: Like-mindedness among EU member states (Commentary)
Josef Janning - 07 August 2018
The EU28 survey explores Europe’s five power couples and potential strong bilateral partnerships
Mimicking membership: London’s need for a new coalition-building strategy (Commentary)
Almut Möller - 01 August 2018
New data show who in the EU is disappointed by the UK, and which common interests are worth fighting for pre-Brexit
Consensus and the Franco-German engine: New perceptions of European cooperation (Commentary)
Almut Möller - 18 July 2018
The pressure is on for Paris and Berlin to deliver beyond less controversial issues like common digital, climate, or border and coastguard policies.
Poland, Hungary, and the slipping façade of democracy (Commentary)
Piotr Buras - 11 July 2018
The EU has thus far been unable to prevent democratic backsliding - what will it do in Hungary and Poland?
Migration dominates EU priorities through 2023 (Commentary)
Josef Janning - 09 July 2018
EU policy professionals prioritise EU-internal topics over traditional foreign policy according to latest results of ECFR’s EU28 Survey
The migration crisis is not just about Merkel (Commentary)
Almut Möller - 29 June 2018
Take a look at the German party system – including the AfD’s role as largest opposition party – to understand the faultlines running under the chatter about Merkel.
by Josef Janning - 05th February, 2018
Despite financial and refugee crises, research suggests the European Union is getting stronger, not weaker.
by Josef Janning & Christel Zunneberg - 22nd May, 2017
Survey of experts in 28 capitals illuminates the complex network of relationships among EU member states.
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