Cohesion & Governance: Publications

Policy Brief

The Brexit parenthesis: Three ways the pandemic is changing UK politics

Mark Leonard - 12 August, 2020

The shock of covid-19 in Britain may end the culture-wars politics set off by the Brexit referendum

Policy Brief

The big engine that might: How France and Germany can build a geopolitical Europe

Jana Puglierin, Ulrike Esther Franke - 14 July, 2020

The EU Coalition Explorer survey reveals the importance of Germany and France within the EU, and the impact they can have when they cooperate with each other.

Policy Brief

In sickness and in health: European cooperation during the coronavirus crisis

Pawel Zerka - 8 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

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EU Coalition Explorer

Rethink:Europe - 8 July, 2020

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European Solidarity Tracker

Claire Busse, Rafael Loss, Jana Puglierin, Marlene Riedel, Pawel Zerka, Ulrike Esther Franke - 11 June, 2020

The European Solidarity Tracker collects and displays instances of pan-European solidarity throughout the coronavirus crisis.

Policy Brief

Untapped potential: How new alliances can strengthen the EU

Josef Janning, Almut Möller - 21 June, 2019

Fragmentation in the EU makes it increasingly difficult for member states to build coalitions. The EU Coalition Explorer reveals potential new groupings.

Policy Brief

What Europeans really feel: The battle for the political system

Susi Dennison, Mark Leonard, Adam Lury - 16 May, 2019

Support for membership of the European Union is currently high, but so too is pessimism about the future of the European project.

Policy Brief

Separation anxiety: European influence at the UN after Brexit

Richard Gowan - 8 May, 2018

Brexit has the potential to upset European coordination on development and human rights across the UN system.