Cohesion & Governance: Publications


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.


EU Coalition Explorer

Rethink: Europe - 30 October, 2018

The EU Coalition Explorer shows the potential for future coalition building between the EU member states. 

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.

Policy Brief

The Young and the Restful: Why young Germans have no vision for Europe

Ulrike Esther Franke - 17 April, 2018

Polls and interviews conducted for the paper indicate that German millennials are surprisingly conservative and liable to status quo bias.

Policy Brief

Keeping Europe safe after Brexit

Findings of a reflection group led by Marta Dassù, Wolfgang Ischinger, Pierre Vimont, and Robert Cooper. Edited by Susi Dennison - 20 March, 2018


EU Cohesion Monitor

Josef Janning, Christoph Klavehn - 7 February, 2018

European cohesion is bouncing back after crisis years. The EU Cohesion Monitor presents new insights on cohesion as an underestimated source of strength and collective action in the EU.