Publications

Policy Brief

False moves: Migration and development aid

Shoshana Fine, Susi Dennison, Richard Gowan - 8 October, 2019

Europe should not confuse development aid’s role in reducing forced migration with that of reducing migration more broadly

Policy Brief

The instinctive multilateralist: Portugal and the politics of cooperation

Susi Dennison and Lívia Franco - 2 October, 2019

The Portuguese hope that the EU can help them tackle the challenges of globalisation: from climate change to cooperation on the impact of freedom of movement

Special

Differentiation Tracker

Hugh Lovatt - 1 October, 2019

ECFR’s Differentiation Tracker provides a snapshot of third state relations with Israel – and the extent to which these contain a clearly defined territorial definition that explicitly excludes Israeli settlements constructed on occupied territory in line with UNSCR…

Policy Brief

Give the people what they want: Popular demand for a strong European foreign policy

Susi Dennison - 10 September, 2019

European voters want to see the European Union come of age as a geopolitical actor and chart its own course

Policy Brief

Three crises and an opportunity: Europe’s stake in multilateralism

Richard Gowan & Anthony Dworkin - 5 September, 2019

Despite the existing crises to the multilateral system, the EU possesses a set of specific strengths needed to actually save the system.

Policy Brief

Border games: Has Spain found an answer to the populist challenge on migration?

Shoshana Fine, José Ignacio Torreblanca - 3 September, 2019

Spain, and Europe, need a new story about migration – it remains to be seen how the country will put this into practice.

Policy Brief

Guarding the guardians: Ukraine’s security and judicial reforms under Zelensky

Gustav Gressel - 29 August, 2019

The EU, US, and NATO must ensure that these services remain high in the minds of the Zelensky administration and of Rada members

Independence play: Europe’s pursuit of strategic autonomy

Ulrike Esther Franke, Tara Varma - 18 July, 2019

To fulfil its true potential, the EU needs to end its strategic cacophony and focus on capability building