Languages: English, French, Spanish and Polish
Areas of Expertise: Latin America, EU affairs, international trade, Poland in the EU
Dr Pawel Zerka is policy fellow at the European Council on Foreign Relations.
He contributes to ECFR’s Rethink: Europe initiative, which explores and illustrates European cooperation in innovative ways through the EU Cohesion Monitor and the EU Coalition Explorer. Pawel is also engaged in the analysis of the European public opinion as part of ECFR’s Unlock initiative. Based in ECFR’s Paris office, he’s been part of the team since August 2017.
Previously, he worked as expert and head of programmes at two leading Polish think tanks, demosEUROPA-Centre for European Strategy and WiseEuropa. Zerka holds a PhD in economics and MA in international relations from the Warsaw School of Economics, having also studied at SciencesPo Bordeaux and Universidad de Buenos Aires.
Pawel Zerka - 31 July, 2018
As our new Security Scorecard shows, Europeans have diverging perceptions of security challenges facing them - however, all but one EU governments see uncontrolled migration as a national security threat.
Great power competition is increasingly shaping Europeans’ security environment, while other security threats are also on the rise, from terrorism and cyber attacks to climate change.
Rywalizacja mocarstw w coraz większym stopniu kształtuje otoczenie bezpieczeństwa Europejczyków, rosną na znaczeniu też inne zagrożenia bezpieczeństwa, od terroryzmu i cyberataków do zmian klimatu.
Findings of a reflection group led by Marta Dassù, Wolfgang Ischinger, Pierre Vimont, and Robert Cooper. Edited by Susi Dennison - 20 March, 2018
Pawel Zerka - 13 December, 2017
Alterar el curso de las relaciones entre Polonia y Europa necesitará más que un cambio superficial.
Pawel Zerka - 11 December, 2017
It will take more than superficial changes to alter the course of Poland’s relationship with Europe.
Pawel Zerka - 11 December, 2017
Il faudra plus que des changements superficiels pour changer la dynamique de la relation entre la Pologne et l'Europe.
by Pawel Zerka - 08th July, 2020
ECFR research into how EU member states and institutions worked together at the height of covid-19 confirms Germany was the bloc’s undisputed crisis leader
by Susi Dennison, Pawel Zerka - 29th June, 2020
A new survey shows that, after the onset of the covid-19 crisis, there has been a rise in public support for unified EU action to tackle global threats
by Susi Dennison, Mark Leonard, and Pawel Zerka
With Teresa Coratella, Josef Janning, Andrzej Mendel-Nykorowycz, and José Ignacio Torreblanca - 19th June, 2019
The results of the European election confront EU leaders with a considerable challenge: navigating a new, more fragmented, and polarised political environment
In this week’s episode, Mark Leonard presents the new and third edition of ECFR´s Coalition explorer, which also included special questions regarding the impact of the COVID-19 crisis. Together with policy fellows Ulrike Franke and Pawel Zerka, he analyses the…
Recently declared a global pandemic, it is undeniable that the coronavirus will be a global political, social, financial and economic crisis - requiring actions that reach far beyond unilateral measures by single states. Within Europe, the virus seems to be calling into question…
Negotiations over the Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF) for 2021 – 2027 just have started. But as tensions and divergences between the EU member states are rising, a final agreement seems considerably far away for now. The European Union is subject to a series of…
This week, Ulrike Franke is filling in for the regular host Mark Leonard to discuss the stories behind the media headlines in the aftermath of the EU elections. She is joined by Simon Hix, Pro-Director for Research and the Harold Laski Professor of Political Science at the…
Podcast de notre BCM du 28 mai « Ce que veulent les citoyens européens : un bilan des élections européennes » en présence de Susi Dennison, directrice du programme Europe Puissance de l’ECFR, Pierre Vimont, ancien diplomate et…
Mark Leonard speaks with Susi Dennison, director of ECFR’s European Power programme, and Pawel Zerka, programme coordinator for European Power, about the upcoming European Parliament elections, the possibility of a surge in Eurosceptic parties, and how to reach the silent…