Ideology first: Italy’s troubled approach to migration (Commentary)
Stefano M. Torelli - 11 June 2018
Far from leading to substantive reforms, Rome’s new line on immigration risks deepening the rift in the EU.
Merkel and Macron: edging towards change? (Commentary)
Josef Janning - 07 June 2018
Angela Merkel finally responds to Emmanuel Macron’s Europe reform plans – but through the pages of a newspaper, and in only the most guarded of terms.
Courting Nero: Macron, Merkel, and the state of relations with Trump (Commentary)
Josef Janning - 03 May 2018
Trips to Washington by the French and German leaders made barely a dent in Trump’s attitude towards his own close allies
Conservatives without a cause? The German youth’s view and what it means for Europe (Commentary)
Ulrike Esther Franke - 23 April 2018
Retaining what they have is largely enough for millennials – despite the fact that the majority feels that the EU is not on the right path.
The European budget talks: Financial threat to a global Europe (Commentary)
Susi Dennison - 16 April 2018
Although talks on the EU’s next Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF) might appear dull on the surface, we should force ourselves to take notice of them and emphasise the long-term importance of the external tranche of the budget.
Orbán 3.0: What to expect next (Commentary)
Zsuzsanna Végh - 13 April 2018
Viktor Orbán’s post-victory intentions are clear: to extend Fidesz control over civil society and remaining independent media outlets. The stage is now set for the EU – with European People’s Party MEPs holding the balance – to take action on further violations of democratic principles and values.
Hungary in the EU: From front runner to veto player (Commentary)
Josef Janning - 04 April 2018
A convincing victory for Victor Orban will reinforce the Hungarian veto role in the EU. However, the country has only marginal influence beyond its neighbourhood on EU policies.
There Is Life for the EU After Brexit (Commentary)
Caroline de Gruyter - 28 March 2018
The political ballgame in Europe will change profoundly after Brexit. A clear realignment is already apparent as the dynamics between smaller member states, in particular, begins to shift.
Italy: Following Britain towards the exit? (Commentary)
Josef Janning - 02 March 2018
With elections approaching, the fact that Italy’s EU cohesion profile is approaching Britain’s is cause for grave concern across Europe.
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