Coronavirus: Publications

Policy Brief

The new China consensus: How Europe is growing wary of Beijing

Janka Oertel - 7 September, 2020

In its remaining months, the German Council presidency could use this momentum to create institutional structures to improve the EU’s capacity to act.

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

Policy Brief

Health sovereignty: How to build a resilient European response to pandemics

Jonathan Hackenbroich, Jeremy Shapiro, and Tara Varma - 29 June, 2020

Europe must improve its early warning systems, supply chain resilience, medical R&D, and cyber security and technology, to act decisively in future emergencies

Policy Brief

Together in trauma: Europeans and the world after covid-19

Susi Dennison, Pawel Zerka - 29 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

Policy Brief

Europe’s pandemic politics: How the virus has changed the public’s worldview

Ivan Krastev, Mark Leonard - 24 June, 2020

New research reveals that the crisis has revolutionised citizens’ perceptions of global order – scrambling the distinctions between nationalism and globalism

Special

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

The post-coronavirus world is already here

Josep Borrell - 30 April, 2020

The pandemic will likely magnify existing geopolitical dynamics and test the strength of Europe’s democratic systems.